| Deon Beasley
West Orange Stark
|Height / Weight:|
5-10 / 180
· Career statistics
· 2007 season highlights video
Four-year cornerback who played in 45 career games, starting 12 ... posted 99 tackles (81 solo), 18 PBU, three INTs, eight TFL, two sacks, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and a pressure for his career ... played in 12 games, including one start, in 2009 ... posted 15 tackles, two TFL, a sack, a pressure, two PBU and two forced fumbles ... appeared in all 13 games, starting nine, in 2008 ... compiled 40 tackles, six PBU, three TFL, a sack and a fumble recovery ... voted one of UT's most improved players in 2007 after playing as a true freshman in '06 ... played in all 13 games, starting one, in 2007 ... notched 37 tackles, nine PBU, three INTs and three TFL ... appeared in seven games, starting one, as a true freshman in 2006 ... played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl as a prepster ... played CB, WR and QB during his high school career.
Played in 12 games, starting one ... helped UT rank 12th nationally in scoring defense (16.7 ppg), third in total defense (251.9 ypg), first in rushing defense (72.4 ypg), 10th in pass efficiency defense (100.5 rating) and 19th in pass defense (179.6 ypg) ... UT also ranked first nationally in INTs (25) and tied for first in forced turnovers (37) ... posted 15 tackles, two TFL, a sack, a pressure, two PBU and two forced fumbles ... notched three tackles and a forced fumble versus UTEP ... recorded a tackle and a forced fumble against No. 20 Oklahoma ... tallied five tackles, a TFL, a sack and a pressure at Missouri ... registered two tackles and a PBU versus UCF ... posted three tackles, a TFL and a PBU against Kansas.
Appeared in all 13 games, starting nine ... helped UT rank first in the Big 12 in scoring defense (18.8 ppg/18th NCAA), total defense (342.9 ypg), rushing defense (83.5 ypg/third NCAA) and second in pass efficiency defense (124.2 rating) ... tallied 40 tackles, six PBU, three TFL, a sack and a fumble recovery ... notched a tackle against FAU ... posted three tackles at UTEP ... tallied two tackles in a victory versus Rice ... added a tackle against Arkansas ... posted four tackles and a TFL at Colorado ... notched two tackles versus No. 1 Oklahoma ... added a tackle against No. 11 Missouri ... posted five tackles and a PBU in a victory against No. 6 Oklahoma State ... notched a career-high nine tackles at No. 7 Texas Tech ... recorded a tackle and a career-high three PBU versus Baylor ... tallied eight tackles, a TFL, a PBU and a fumble recovery at Kansas ... posted his first career sack versus Texas A&M ... registered two tackles against No. 10 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl.
Appeared in all 13 games, starting one ... named one of UT's Lowe's Most Improved Defensive Players ... notched 37 tackles, nine PBU, three INTs and three TFL ... recorded a tackle and a PBU against Arkansas State ... notched two tackles to go along with a PBU and a pressure versus No. 19 TCU ... tallied a tackle at UCF ... posted six tackles and two PBU versus Rice ... notched a tackle against Kansas State ... tallied three tackles, including a TFL, and a PBU versus No. 10 Oklahoma ... posted a tackle and his first career interception at Iowa State ... recorded a tackle, a PBU and an INT at Baylor ... tallied four tackles and a PBU against Nebraska ... posted four tackles, including a TFL, and two PBU at Oklahoma State ... notched three tackles against Texas Tech ... tallied seven tackles, a TFL and an INT at Texas A&M ... added three tackles and a PBU against Arizona State in the Holiday Bowl.
Appeared in seven games, starting one, as a true freshman ... tallied seven tackles and a PBU ... notched two tackles against Sam Houston State ... posted three tackles and a PBU in the first start of his career against Baylor ... added two tackles at Texas Tech.
Coached by Dan Hooks at West Orange Stark H.S. ... three-year starter who played in the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... played wide receiver, cornerback and quarterback as a prepster ... earned honorable mention 3A all-state by The Associated Press as a senior ... tabbed 3A region III MVP ... named district 24-3A MVP ... tabbed first-team all-Greater Houston ... completed 116-of-204 passes (56.9%) for 1, 928 yards and rushed 244 times for 1,468 yards (6.0 ypc) and 23 TDs ... helped West Orange Stark to a 12-1 record and a state semifinals berth in 2005 ... played quarterback in his team's state quarterfinal victory over Giddings ... named to Dave Campbell's Super Team first team on defense in the preseason ... made 33 catches for 801 yards and 17 TDs as a junior ... ran back two punts and one kickoff for TDs that year ... averaged 32 yards per kickoff return ... helped West Orange Stark to a 7-3 record and a playoff berth in 2004 ... named district newcomer of the year as a sophomore ... also competed in track and field and powerlifting.
Born in Orange, Texas ... lived in Jackson, Miss. for a year ... majoring in youth and community studies ... a prep honor roll student ... cousin, Marcus Scott, played at Oklahoma (1999) ... uncle, Anthony Thomas, played linebacker at Stephen F. Austin (1997-99) ... was active in high school FCA program ... enjoys working out and shopping.
THE BEASLEY FILE
During pregame, I like to: Listen to music
Favorite channels: BET, ESPN
Favorite TV show: SportsCenter
I can't believe I watch: SpongeBob SquarePants
Favorite movie: Remember the Titans
Favorite actor: Martin Lawrence
Favorite superhero: My grandpa
Favorite CD: Lil' Wayne: Da Drought Is Over Pt. 4
Nobody knows I can: Cook
Favorite video game: Madden
Favorite cartoon character: Spiderman