Monty Beisel

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Monty Beisel
refer to caption
Beisel in 2005 with the New England Patriots
No. 96, 56, 52
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-08-20) August 20, 1978 (age 38)
Place of birth: Victoria, Kansas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 244 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Douglass (KS)
College: Kansas State
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 4 / Pick: 107
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 236
Sacks: 4.5
Interceptions: 2
Player stats at

Monty Gene Beisel (/ˈbzəl/; born August 20, 1978) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State.

Beisel also played for the New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals.

High school career[edit]

Born in Victoria, Kansas, Beisel graduated from Douglass High School in Douglass, Kansas in 1997. Beisel was a Parade All-America selection and honorable mention All-USA pick by USA Today in 1996.[1]

College career[edit]

Beisel attended college at Kansas State University as a Social Sciences/Mass Communications major. Beisel also played in 44 games accumulating 192 tackles (110 solo), 22.0 sacks, 45.0 stops for loss and 18 passes defended. He was a two-time first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection. He also received All-Big 12 Conference honorable mention and was a second-team Academic All-Big 12 pick.

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

In Week 6 of the 2008 season, against the Dallas Cowboys, Beisel became the first player in NFL history to score a game-winning touchdown in overtime by returning a blocked punt.

Second stint with Chiefs[edit]

He re-signed with the Chiefs during the 2009 off-season.[2] He was released on September 29.

Second stint with Cardinals[edit]

Beisel was re-signed by Arizona on November 24, 2009. He was released September 3, 2010.

Personal life[edit]

He was married to a beauty queen and model Amanda Carraway from 2002 to 2005.[3]

Beisel is currently a real estate agent for "Hilton and Hyland" associates based out of Southern California.


  1. ^ "Mike Beisel". New England Patriots. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ Chiefs Bring Back Monty Beisel ESPN, March 17, 2009
  3. ^ Amanda Renae Carraway at

External links[edit]