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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.

Monty Beisel
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Beisel in 2005 with the New England Patriots
No. 96, 56, 52
Personal information
Born: (1978-08-20) August 20, 1978 (age 40)
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 highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
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Beisel also played for the New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals.


High school careerEdit

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][2]

College careerEdit

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 careerEdit

Arizona CardinalsEdit

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 ChiefsEdit

He re-signed with the Chiefs during the 2009 off-season.[3] He was released on September 29.

Second stint with CardinalsEdit

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


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

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