Brendan Beal
Brendan Beal

RS Senior

Bangor, Pa.

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Height / Weight:
6-3 / 249




Thirty-One Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Minnesota ranks second in the conference, increases total from 2011 to 2012 by 13


Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11


Minnesota-UNLV Game Notes

Golden Gophers 30, Rebels 27


Gophers Place 86 on Big Ten Distinguished Scholar List

List of student-athletes with a 3.7 or better GPA grows by 26 percent


Coach Kill Pre-Spring Press Conference Transcript - 3.21.12

Coach Kill addressed the Twin Cities media Wednesday afternoon, on the eve of the first 2012 spring practice.


Brendan Beal

Brendan Beal

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Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)

2012 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played in 11 games, making 16 tackles • suffered a season-ending injury at Nebraska, causing him to miss the Michigan State and Texas Tech games • made his Minnesota and collegiate debut at UNLV and made three tackles • also made three tackles at Iowa, vs. Purdue and vs. Michigan.

2011: Did not see action, missing season with a knee injury.

2010: Sat out of competition due to NCAA transfer.

2008-09: Redshirted his first season at the University of Florida after suffering an ACL injury • did not see action for the Gators in 2009, missing season with injury.

HIGH SCHOOL: Parade All-American • EA Sports second-team All-American on defense • AP Class AAAA first-team all-state selection as a senior • Participant in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl • USA Today High School first-team Defensive All-American • Gatorade Pennsylvania High School Player of the Year • Selected to the All-EasternPAFootball.com Big School team • Led Liberty with 148 tackles (18 for a loss) while forcing eight fumbles and collecting 10 sacks in his senior year • Picked up 151 tackles and 11 sacks as a junior while picking off two passes • Racked up a career-high 17 tackles against Easton • Garnered 121 tackles among six sacks and an interception as a sophomore at Roxbury High School • Ranked as the second-best inside linebacker prospect by Rivals.com • Member of the ESPN 150 class • Four-star recruit by Rivals.com and earned five-star billing from Scout.com.

PERSONAL: Son of Craig and Bettina Beal • born Oct. 12, 1989 • has two sisters, Kailee and Amanda • business and marketing education major.


Gophers Stopped by Wisconsin, 31-21


The Golden Gophers dropped its regular-season finale, 31-21, against the Badgers at TCF Bank Stadium.

Watch Brick by Brick: "Border Battle"


Look back on the win against Illinois and towards the Border Battle with Wisconsin in the latest episode.

Murray To Play In Senior Bowl


Eric Murray has accepted an invitation to play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl. The game will take place on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

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