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Aaron Beasley
Date of birth: July 7, 1973 (1973-07-07) (age 36)
Place of birth: Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s): Cornerback
Jersey №: 21, 37
College: West Virginia University
NFL Draft: 1996 / Round: 3/ Pick 63
Organizations
 As player:
1996-2001
2002-2003
2004
Jacksonville Jaguars
New York Jets
Atlanta Falcons
Career highlights and awards
Awards: 1995 All-American
Playing stats at NFL.com

Aaron Bruce Beasley (born July 7, 1973 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League. He played collegially at West Virginia University. He was drafted in the 3rd round of the 1996 NFL Draft.

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High school career

Beasley graduated in 1991 from Pottstown Senior High School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

College career

Beasley attended West Virginia University, where he was a three-year starter and All-American corner.

In the 1994 season, Beasley led the nation with 10 interceptions - also a WVU record. Beasley had an interception in sixth straight games during the season. He also had a career-high 3 interceptions against Virginia Tech. He also finished with 57 tackles, a then school-record 18 breakups, and 3 tackles for a loss. In 1995, Beasley was a consensus All-American and a Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist. He was also an All-Big East selection and semifinalist for Defensive Player of the Year Award.

He finished his college career with 19 interceptions (2nd most in school history), three of which were returned for touchdowns. He also had 143 tackles in his collegiate career.

Beasley was inducted into the 2009 WVU Sports Hall of Fame class.

Pro career

He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 1996 draft as the 63rd pick overall, and has also played for the New York Jets and Atlanta Falcons. In his career he played in 121 games (105 as a starter) and amassed 427 solo tackles and 24 interceptions.

Personal life

Currently resides in Pasadena, Maryland and is the co-founder of the Fever energy drink company.

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