William Keith Beatty life and biography

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William Keith Beatty biography

Date of birth : 1985-03-02
Date of death : -
Birthplace : York, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-21
Credited as : Football player NFL, tackle for the New York Giants, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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* Originally a 2nd round (60th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2009.

GIANTS NOTES


* Considered a top-level left tackle prospect when drafted, Beatty was versatile and talented enough to start 4 games at right tackle.

CAREER NOTES


* As a rookie in 2009, played in all 16 games with 4 starts at right tackle: vs. Arizona (10/25) and in the season's final 3 games, at Washington (12/21), vs. Carolina (12/27) and at Minnesota (1/3)…Made NFL debut on special teams vs. Washington (9/13)…Played 1 play at left tackle at Dallas (9/20) when David Diehl had an equipment issue…Replaced Kareem McKenzie at right tackle before moving to left tackle at Tampa Bay (9/27)…Lined up as an extra tight end vs. Oakland (10/11) and at New Orleans (10/25)…Made 1st NFL start vs. Arizona for McKenzie (groin injury). He was the 1st rookie offensive lineman to start for the Giants since Chris Snee on Nov. 29, 2004…Replaced McKenzie (knee) in the 2nd quarter vs. Philadelphia (12/13) and helped the Giants gain 512 yards of total offense…Started the final 3 games in place of McKenzie.

COLLEGE


* Played in 39 games with 35 starts at UConn…Was credited with 238 knockdowns/key blocks, including 30 blocks that led to touchdowns…During his final 2 seasons as a full-time starter, he delivered 173 knockdowns, 23 touchdown-resulting blocks and 16 blocks downfield…As a senior in 2008, started all 13 games at left tackle …Earned All-Big East Conference 1st-team honors from the league's media and coaches and named All-America honorable mention…Shared the team's Joseph M. Giannelli Unsung Hero Award with teammate Dahna Deleston…Part of an offensive line that helped tailback Donald Brown lead the nation in rushing…The Huskies led the Big East and ranked 13th among major colleges with an average of 216.5 rushing yards per game…Registered 88 key blocks/ knockdowns, including 13 touchdown-resulting blocks and 9 blocks downfield…Credited with 3 tackles (2 solo)…Started all 13 games at left tackle as junior…In 2006, started the first 5 games at left tackle before missing the final 7 contests with a lower right leg fracture suffered vs. South Florida, an injury that required surgery.

PERSONAL


* Attended William Penn High School in York, Pa…Earned 1st-team All-County honors on both offense and defense…A team captain, he played defensive end, defensive tackle, offensive tackle and tight end during his career…Earned a combined 7 varsity letters in football, basketball and track…The center on the school's basketball team, he was also an Honor Roll student and member of the Future Leaders of America…Human Development and Family Studies major…Both of his parents are pastors…Born William Keith Beatty on March 2, 1985.

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