URI Quarterbacks Share Pee Wee Football Connection

Ken Bell

kbell@abc6.com

Warwick Vets Grad Bob Bentson will start at quarterback when the URI Rams open the season Thursday night at Fordham.

Bentson was given the nod over South Alabama transfer Kolt Peavey.  Kolt is a junior academically but had three years of eligibility remaining.  His father was once an assistant coach at URI and at Brown in the early 90's.  He also was the head coach at Bishop Feehan High School.

Peavey played his high school football at Missouri but had Rhode Island roots.  He found out that he had actually played against Bentson in Pee Wee Football in West Warwick.