Kelvin Beachum

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Kelvin Beachum
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Beachum with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013
No. 68 Jacksonville Jaguars
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-08) June 8, 1989 (age 27)
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: SMU
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 248
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Games played: 44
Games started: 39
Player stats at

Kelvin Beachum, Jr. (born June 8, 1989) is an American football offensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the SMU Mustangs, and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL draft.

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] Beachum played a total of 44 games for the Steelers, starting 39 of them.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On March 15, 2016, Beachum signed a contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars.[5] He is expected to compete for the starting left tackle job with the Jaguars 2015 starting left tackle, Luke Joeckel.[6]

On August 30, 2016, it was announced by Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley that Beachum won the starting left tackle job over Luke Joeckel. [7]


  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€". 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. 
  5. ^ "Jags continue free-agent spree with Kelvin Beachum". Retrieved 2016-03-16. 
  6. ^ "Jaguars adding Kelvin Beachum to finally give Luke Joeckel some competition". Retrieved 2016-03-16. 
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