Frederick Jerome Beasley (born September 18, 1974) is a former American football fullback in the NFL. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 6th round (180th overall) in 1998 NFL Draft.

Fred Beasley
No. 40
Position:Fullback
Personal information
Born: (1974-09-18) September 18, 1974 (age 45)
Montgomery, Alabama
Career information
High school:Montgomery (AL) Lee
College:Auburn
NFL Draft:1998 / Round: 6 / Pick: 180
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games Played:114
Rushing yards:610
Receptions:133
Receiving yards:1,017
Total Touchdowns:13
Player stats at NFL.com

High school yearsEdit

Beasley attended Robert E. Lee High School in Montgomery, Alabama and was a letterwinner in football and track. In football, he was a two-time All-State honoree, won back-to-back state championships and as a senior, he was a USA Today All-USA selection and named an All-American by Parade. In track, he was a three-time State Champion on the decathlon. His head coach was Legendary Hall of Famer Spence McCracken. His Home Economics teacher went out on maternity leave, so his full-time substitute was future State Champion basketball Coach Scott C. Davis.

College careerEdit

Beasley attended Auburn University, and was a star in football. He split time between fullback and tailback and finished his career with 1,241 rushing yards, 567 receiving yards, and 16 rushing touchdowns.

Professional careerEdit

Beasley was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1998 NFL Draft, and spent the next eight seasons with the franchise. At one time, Beasley was widely regarded as the best blocking fullback in the NFL. In 2002 and 2003, he was selected all-pro as a fullback. In 2003, he was named the NFC Pro Bowl team's starting fullback. Following his release from San Francisco following the 2005 season, he signed with the Miami Dolphins but was released early in the season. Also bringing in a net worth of 40 Million with Miami Dolphins the year 2005

He signed with the Washington Redskins to a one-year contract. He was released on September 1, 2007.

NFL statisticsEdit

Rushing Stats[1]

Year Team Games Carries Yards Yards per Carry Longest Carry Touchdowns First Downs Fumbles Fumbles Lost
1999 SF 13 58 276 4.8 44 4 18 2 2
2000 SF 15 50 147 2.9 9 3 14 0 0
2001 SF 15 23 73 3.2 16 1 8 0 0
2002 SF 16 26 75 2.9 9 0 15 0 0
2003 SF 16 17 24 1.4 5 0 4 0 0
2004 SF 14 9 15 1.7 4 0 4 0 0
Career 114 183 610 3.3 44 8 63 2 2

Receiving Stats[1]

Year Team Games Receptions Yards Yards per Reception Longest Reception Touchdowns First Downs Fumbles Fumbles Lost
1998 SF 16 1 11 11.0 11 0 1 0 0
1999 SF 13 32 282 8.8 24 0 16 0 0
2000 SF 15 31 233 7.5 34 3 11 0 0
2001 SF 15 16 99 6.2 15 0 6 1 1
2002 SF 16 22 152 6.9 25 1 8 0 0
2003 SF 16 19 184 9.7 32 1 6 0 0
2004 SF 14 10 44 4.4 9 0 1 0 0
2005 SF 9 2 12 6.0 6 0 0 0 0
Career 114 133 1,017 7.6 34 5 49 1 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Fred Beasley Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved March 20, 2014.

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