1 Brendan Beal  
Brendan Beal

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bangor, Pa.

Last College:
Florida

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 249

Position:
Linebacker

Experience:
Transfer


12/07/2012

Thirty-One Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

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

12/06/2012

Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11

08/31/2012

Minnesota-UNLV Game Notes

Golden Gophers 30, Rebels 27

07/11/2012

Gophers Place 86 on Big Ten Distinguished Scholar List

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

03/21/2012

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.

12/10/2012

Brendan Beal

Brendan Beal

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Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)
2012

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.