2011 (Redshirt): Poeschl worked with the UA scout team while redshirting.
Personal: Born July 4, 1993, he is the son of Jakie and Rick Poeschl. His father lettered at linebacker for University of Nebraska-Omaha from 1979-82 and was a co-captain on the 1982 team and his uncle, Randy, was drafted by the Cleveland Browns after playing defensive tackle at the University of Nebraska. Ben is majoring in political science.
High School: He was a Class 5A first-team all-state performer, the conferenceís Defensive Player of the Year and a Kansas City second-team all-metro selection in his senior season, where he helped lead the Titans to a state championship and 14-1 record. That year, the defense allowed just 14.5 points per game and recorded two shutouts while holding 10 opponents to 14 points or less. Poeschl also was a two-time state qualifier in wrestling. He was coached at Leeís Summit West by Royce Boehm.