John Beasley (American football)

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John Beasley
Date of birth: (1945-04-06) April 6, 1945 (age 69)
Place of birth: Pasadena, California
Career information
Position(s): Tight end
Height: 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight: 228 lb (103 kg)
College: California
NFL Draft: 1967 / Round: 8 / Pick: 197
As player:
Minnesota Vikings
New Orleans Saints
Career stats
Playing stats at

John Walter Beasley (born April 6, 1945) is a former professional American football player. A 6'3", 228 lb (103 kg). tight end from the University of California at Berkeley, Beasley was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the 1967 NFL Draft.

Following his National Football League career, John worked as a color commentator for the USA Network and was involved in the call (along with Barry Tompkins) of The Play in 1982, when Cal scored on the last play of the game to defeat Stanford 25-20.