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B.J. Finney
C/G #67
Height:
6-4
Weight:
318
Age:
25
College:
Kansas State
Hometown:
Andale, KS
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2016):

G
13
GS
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 13 3
2016 PIT 13 3

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Biography

PRO (13-2/0-0): Signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Steelers on January 18, 2016…signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on September 29, 2015…released by the Steelers on September 5, 2015…originally signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 2, 2015.

2016 (13-2/0-0): Dressed but did not see action 9/18 vs. Cincinnati, 11/20 at Cleveland, 12/4 vs. N.Y. Giants, the AFC Wild Card Game 1/8 vs. Miami, the AFC Divisional Playoff 1/15 at Kansas City and the AFC Championship Game 1/22 at New England.

  • 9/25 at Philadelphia: Saw action at left guard for the first time in his career, filling in for injured G Ramon Foster.
  • 10/2 vs. Kansas City: Made his first career start at LG in place of the injured Foster…was part of an offensive line that helped block for QB Ben Roethlisberger to throw for 300 yards with five touchdowns and for Le’Veon Bell to rush for 144 yards.
  • 11/6 at Baltimore: Saw increased action at C in place of injured C Maurkice Pouncey.
  • 12/11 at Buffalo: Started in place of Foster…was part of an offensive line that helped block for Bell to rush for a team record 236 yards…was also a part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks.

PRO (13-2/0-0): Signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Steelers on January 18, 2016…signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on September 29, 2015…released by the Steelers on September 5, 2015…originally signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 2, 2015.

2016 (13-2/0-0): Dressed but did not see action 9/18 vs. Cincinnati, 11/20 at Cleveland, 12/4 vs. N.Y. Giants, the AFC Wild Card Game 1/8 vs. Miami, the AFC Divisional Playoff 1/15 at Kansas City and the AFC Championship Game 1/22 at New England.

  • 9/25 at Philadelphia: Saw action at left guard for the first time in his career, filling in for injured G Ramon Foster.
  • 10/2 vs. Kansas City: Made his first career start at LG in place of the injured Foster…was part of an offensive line that helped block for QB Ben Roethlisberger to throw for 300 yards with five touchdowns and for Le’Veon Bell to rush for 144 yards.
  • 11/6 at Baltimore: Saw increased action at C in place of injured C Maurkice Pouncey.
  • 12/11 at Buffalo: Started in place of Foster…was part of an offensive line that helped block for Bell to rush for a team record 236 yards…was also a part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks.

      2015 (0-0/0-0): Signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on September 29, where he remained for the season.

      COLLEGE: Is one of just three players in Kansas State history to earn all-conference honors in all four years of his career...started a school-record 52 straight games (2011-14), including the final 51 at center...became the first offensive lineman in school history and fifth player overall to be named a team captain three times...helped the 2014 Senior Class finish with a 38-14 combined record over the last four years, including a Big 12-best 27-9 conference record…in 2013, was named a finalist for the Rimington Trophy as the nation’s top center, and earned All-America honors from the USA Today (second team), Athlon Sports (third team) and Sports Illustrated (honorable mention)...also in 2013, was selected as the Big 12 Co-Offensive Lineman of the Year while earning All-Big 12 accolades from both the league’s coaches and the Associated Press…named a first-team All-Big 12 performer by the Associated Press and Phil Steele, while he was a second-team pick by the San Antonio Express-News and an honorable mention selection by the league’s coaches in 2012…in 2011, was named first-team freshman All-American and first-team freshman All-Big 12 performer by Rivals.com, while earning second-team All-Big 12 honors from the Kansas City Star and honorable mention All-Big 12 accolades from the Associated Press…majored in history.

      PERSONAL: Attended Andale High School (Andale, Kan.)…rated a two-star offensive lineman by Rivals.com...named the Ark Valley Chisholm Trail Offensive MVP in 2009...earned first-team all-state designations in 2008 and 2009...led team to a state championship in 2007, a sub-state appearance in 2008 and a section runner-up finish in 2009...also lettered four years in wrestling, finishing second in state as a junior and winning states as a senior…son of Christy Finney and the late J. Finney…Full name: Benjamin J. Isaac Finney II.