Kelvin Beachum

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Kelvin Beachum
Kelvin Beachum 68 on offensive line 2013.jpg
Beachum lined up in 2013
No. 68     Pittsburgh Steelers
Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-08) June 8, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Mexia, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 303 lb (137 kg)
Career information
High school: Mexia (TX)
College: Southern Methodist
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 248
Debuted in 2012 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Games played 22
Games started 17
Stats at NFL.com

Kelvin Beachum, Jr. (born June 8, 1989) is an American football offensive Lineman for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

College career[edit]

Beachum played offensive left tackle at SMU. There, he was a four year starter for the Mustangs. Beachum played alongside Josh LeRibeus (LG) later picked in the 3rd round of the NFL Draft by the Redskins.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Beachum was selected 248th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2012 NFL Draft.[2] He started his first NFL game against division rivals Baltimore and got rave reviews for his performance.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kelvin Beachum, Jr. "Player Bio: Kelvin Beachum, Jr. - SMUMUSTANGS.COM - The Official Athletic Site of SMU Mustangs". Smumustangs.Com. Retrieved 2012-08-09. 
  2. ^ "Kelvin Beachum Draft Profile â€". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2012-08-09. 
  3. ^ Christina Rivers (December 3, 2012). "Emotional 23-20 Win For Batch And Steelers". Pittsburgh. CBS. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ Christina Rivers (December 4, 2012). "Kelvin Beachum Helping Steelers Resurrect Their Playoff Hopes". Pittsburgh. CBS. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 

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