Players

Vic Beasley
OLB #44
Height:
6-3
Weight:
246
Age:
24
College:
Clemson
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2016 POST):

TCKL
2
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 65 52 13 19.5 0 5 1 0 -- 0 0 8 1
2016 ATL 16 12 39 32 7 15.5 0 2 -- -- -- -- -- 6 1
2015 ATL 16 16 26 20 6 4.0 -- 3 1 0 -- 0 0 2 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 TB L 24-31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @OAK W 35-28 2 2 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @NO W 45-32 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 CAR W 48-33 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @DEN W 23-16 8 7 1 3.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
6 @SEA L 24-26 3 2 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 SD L 30-33 3 2 1 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
8 GB W 33-32 3 2 1 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @TB W 43-28 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @PHI L 15-24 4 3 1 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
12 ARI W 38-19 -- 0 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 KC L 28-29 1 1 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
14 @LA W 42-14 3 3 0 3.0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
15 SF W 41-13 1 1 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @CAR W 33-16 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 NO W 38-32 2 2 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

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Selected by the Falcons in the first round (8th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

2015 (Falcons)

Started all 16 games and led the team with four sacks. Added 27 tackles (20 solo), one interception, two forced fumbles, and two passes defensed. According to NFL True Media, Beasley’s four sacks were a Falcons rookie record.

Started his first NFL game and recorded three tackles (one solo) while adding one quarterback hit and one pass defense agains Philadelphia (9/14).

Notched his first NFL sack at New York (9/20), dropping QB Eli Manning and forcing a fumble. Also added five tackles (three solo).

Started and posted his second sack at Dallas (9/27). Dropped QB Brandon Weeden for a 9-yard loss on a key third-down play in the fouth quarter. Added two tackles in the come-from-behind win.

Started and posted one tackle against Washington (10/11). Helped the Falcons defense hold the Redskins to 51 rushing yards and 2.1 yards per carry.

Notched his third sack of the season at Carolina (12/13), dropping QB Cam Newton for a 13-yard loss.

Posted four tackles, one pass defense, one forced fumble, and this fourth sack of the season against Carolina (12/27). Sealed the win with a 13-yard strip-sack of QB Cam Newton in the fourth quarter.
Transactions

Selected by the Falcons in the first round (8th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

2015 (Falcons)

Started all 16 games and led the team with four sacks. Added 27 tackles (20 solo), one interception, two forced fumbles, and two passes defensed. According to NFL True Media, Beasley’s four sacks were a Falcons rookie record.

Started his first NFL game and recorded three tackles (one solo) while adding one quarterback hit and one pass defense agains Philadelphia (9/14).

Notched his first NFL sack at New York (9/20), dropping QB Eli Manning and forcing a fumble. Also added five tackles (three solo).

Started and posted his second sack at Dallas (9/27). Dropped QB Brandon Weeden for a 9-yard loss on a key third-down play in the fouth quarter. Added two tackles in the come-from-behind win.

Started and posted one tackle against Washington (10/11). Helped the Falcons defense hold the Redskins to 51 rushing yards and 2.1 yards per carry.

Notched his third sack of the season at Carolina (12/13), dropping QB Cam Newton for a 13-yard loss.

Posted four tackles, one pass defense, one forced fumble, and this fourth sack of the season against Carolina (12/27). Sealed the win with a 13-yard strip-sack of QB Cam Newton in the fourth quarter.

College

Appeared in 48 games for Clemson, starting in 28 of those contests. He is the all-time sack leader for Clemson with 33 career sacks, fourth in tackles for loss with 52.5 and seventh in forced fumbles with seven.

As a senior in 2014, he was one of three finalists for the Bednarik Award, one of four finalists for the Lombardi Award and one of six finalists for the Hendricks Award. He was first-team All-American by AFCA, AP, College Sports Madness and Walter Camp. He was also voted ACC defensive player of the year and first team all-ACC.

In 2013, he was a first-team All-ACC selection and was a menace of the field recording 44 tackles, 23 tackles for loss, 13 sacks, six pass breakups, four caused fumbles and one recovered fumble in 13 starts.

As a sophomore, he was voted honorable mention sophomore All-American. He showed that he would be an impressive player when he lead the team in sacks with eight, which was fourth most in the ACC. He also had 18 tackles and eight tackles for loss.

Personal

He was rated as the No. 16 athlete in the nation by ESPN, the number 37 athlete in the nation and No. 37 player in Georgia by Rivals.com.

He played running back in high school. During his senior year he had 120 rushes for 828 yards and seven touchdowns. Also had seven punt returns for a 17.3-yard average and two touchdowns. In his only kickoff return he took it 80 yards for a touchdown.

He was first-team all-state by AP and Georgia Sportswriter Association. Also named all-county and all-area as a junior and senior while playing high school and AAU basketball. He averaged a double-double for the Georgia All-Stars.

His father, Victor, played football at Auburn from 1982 -1984.

He  graduated Aug. 8, 2014 before his final season at Clemson with a degree in sociology.

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