Ben Heenan was born February 5, 1990 in Regina, SK. He played his high school football at Sheldon-Williams Collegiate in Regina, SK and move on to college football at the University of Saskatchewan. Ben was drafted first overall in 2012 draft by the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Ben spent three years (playing guard) as a member of the Roughriders including 2013, when he won his first Grey Cup championship as a member of the 101st Grey Cup-winning team.
On February 3, 2015, Ben signed a 3-year contract with the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. Heenan was then signed to the Colts practice squad on November 3, 2015.