Sean Bedford
Sean  Bedford
RS Senior

Gainesville, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 281




#TGW: Catching Up With...Sean Bedford

Former First-Team All-ACC center has gone from laying down the law to practicing it


Godhigh Nominated For Burlsworth Trophy

Yellow Jacket senior among the top former walk-ons in college football

Vote for Sean for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award HERE

  • 2010 Preseason First Team All-ACC
  • 2010 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Candidate
  • 2010 Outland Trophy Candidate
  • 2010 Rimington Trophy Candidate
  • 2009 First Team All-ACC
  • 2009 ACC co-Offensive Lineman of the Week (Sept. 28
  • 2009 ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week (Oct. 19)

  • Tech's Bedford named preseason All-ACC - AJC (July 28, 2010)

    The first team All-ACC center in 2009... the only Yellow Jacket on the preseason All-ACC team... on the preseason watch list for three national awards -- the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award, the Outland Trophy and the Rimington Trophy... the aerospace engineering major is a former walk-on and a former defensive lineman... a very cerebral and hard-working player... took over the starting job at center in the spring of 2009... was awarded a scholarship from head coach Paul Johnson following spring practice in 2009.

    2009 (Junior)
    Grabbed the starting job at center in spring practice and went on to start all 14 games... named first team All-ACC... helped Georgia Tech lead the ACC in rushing offense and total offense.. named the ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week following the Virginia Tech game (Oct. 17)... Tech had 309 yards rushing against the Hokies and the line allowed just one sack... named ACC co-Offensive Lineman of the Week after his performance against North Carolina (Sept. 26)... overcame cramps to help ignite a Tech offense that rushed for 317 yards against the Tar Heels.

    2008 (Sophomore)
    The aerospace engineering major is a back-up at center... saw action in the Miami game (Nov. 20) and Mississippi State game (Sept. 20)... moved from the defensive line to the offense in mid-August... Paul Johnson was impressed with Bedford's work ethic and felt he might have a better chance to see action on the O-line... joined the squad as a walk-on in 2006... played well in the T-Day (Spring) Game with 3.5 tackles, 1.0 tackle-for-loss and a fumble recovery.

    2007 (Freshman)
    A key member of the scout team... saw action in one game -- vs. Army (Oct. 20).

    Joined the squad as a walk-on and redshirted.

    High School
    Scholar-Athlete of the Year by the Gainesville Sun, which also tabbed him to its All-Area team . . . Had 79 tackles as a senior with 21 tackles for loss, eight sacks, five forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and one blocked kick . . . Helped Buchholz High to three city championships and two district titles . . . Three-year letterwinner for coach Jay Godwin . . . Also lettered in weigthlifting and track and field, earning all-area honors in both . . . Helped track team to state title in 2004 . . . School-record holder in the discus . . . Student body president.

    Full name is Sean Boudreau Bedford...Son of Dean Bedford and Kathleen Boudreau...Born December 26, 1987 . . . Majoring in aerospace engineering.