Know your Chiefs – Ben Niemann

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Ben Niemann was born July 27, 1995, in Des Moines, Iowa.  He moved several times as his father was a football coach.  His parents are Jay and Lou Ann Neimann and his father is currently the Assistant Defensive Line Coach and Defensive recruiting Coordinator for Iowa.  Ben attended high school at Sycamore High School in Sycamore, Illinois where he played football and basketball.  He played wide receiver and safety and was named first team all-state his final two years and was also a team captain those last two years.  His younger brother Nick currently plays linebacker for the Chargers.

Ben played four seasons of college at Iowa, starting the last 40 games of his career.   His major was education.  He signed with the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2018 and made the 53-man roster out of training camp.

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11/16/2021 2:07 pm

Geaux Chiefs

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