Glaser connects with Burton for 71-yard score on game's final play
Outside Linebacker Rique Bentley Looks Back at the Bears' Spring Game
Talented young linebacker who finished off a strong spring with a 32-yard interception return for a touchdown in the Bears' spring game (4/26/14).
2013: Appeared in 11 games as a redshirt freshman ... Had a 28-yard interception return for a touchdown, 6 total tackles and 1.5 TFLs at Iowa (9/7/13) to earn CFPA Linebacker Performer of the Week honorable mention honors ... Repeated the CFPA honors against Indiana State (11/2/13) with a 53-yard pick six against the Sycamores ... Awarded game ball by coaching staff in Indiana State win ... Posted season-high 7 tackles, including 3 solo stops, at No. 1 North Dakota State (10/12/13) ... Produced 6 tackles, including 3 solos, in home opener against Northwestern State (8/29/13) ... Recovered a fumble in road win at Western Illinois (10/26/13) ... Was the defensive standout of the Maroon and White Game (4/20/13) with 14 total tackles, 6 solos, 2 sacks and 3.5 tackles for loss.
2012: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Earned MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for Southern Illinois game (9/22/12).
High School: Was part of a 14-2 squad as a senior in 2011 for the Fletcher High Senators in Neptune Beach, Fla. ... Coach Josh Corey's team was 5-0 in league play and made a deep run in the Florida 8A playoffs ... Compiled 138 tackles, 19 PBUs, 4 interceptions, 3 forced fumbles and 3 recoveries as a senior outside linebacker and safety ... In 2011, he earned all-state first-team, all-conference and Florida All-Star Game honors ... Was a standout RB, QB and LB as a sophomore and junior at Wolfson High in Jacksonville, Fla., for coaches Greg Meyer and Walter Williams ... Had 299 all-purpose yards as a junior with 6 TDs ... Compiled more than 700 yards of total offense as a sophomore while scoring 12 touchdowns ... Played at Eastside High in Gainesville, Fla., his freshman year.
Personal: Rique Angelo Bentley was born 8/27/94 in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Son of Rico Bentley and Stephania Priester of Neptune Beach, Fla. ... Has a sister, Sharonda ... Majoring in Fashion Merchandising.