The Denver Broncos have named seven players to their practice squad, including Air Force Academy product Ben Garland, according to the team's official Twitter account.
Garland, a defensive tackle from Grand Junction, Colo., had his name in local headlines during the summer as his family's home was destroyed during the Colorado Springs-area wildfire in June. Garland won the Bullard Award while at the Academy, which is given to the Falcon that "typifies Brian Bullard - unselfishness, 110 percent effort, total team commitment and pride in his role on the team whether he's a starter or not."
In addition to Garland, fellow defensive tackle -- and University of Utah product -- Sealver Siliga was added to the practice squad, which is rounded out by running back Jeremiah Johnson, guard Wayne Tribue, tight end Cornelius Ingram, wide receiver Greg Orton and safety Duke Ihenacho.
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