C.J. Beathard   #3 QB

Height: 6-2   Weight: 215   Age: 25

Born: 11/16/1993 Nashville , TN

College: Iowa

Experience: 3rd season

High School: Battle Ground Academy [Franklin, TN]

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Draft 2017

Pick No.104

Selected By: San Francisco 49ers

Round: 3

Pick (Overall): 40 (104)

Pick Analysis: A lot of people know that the Hawkeyes' signal caller is the grandson of former NFL general manager Bobby Beathard -- but now C.J. is a father in own right after he and his girlfriend welcomed a girl (Lyla) into their world in December. He was the most prolific quarterback in Tennessee his final two years of high school (runner-up for one of the state's Mr. Football awards). As a redshirt freshman, Beathard played a little (9-27, TD, two INT) and the following year he saw the field more often (nine games, one start, 645 yards, five TD, two INT). He was given the reins of the offense as a junior, earning team MVP and second-team All-Big Ten honors by completing 61.6 percent of his passes for 2,809 pass yards, 17 touchdowns and just five interceptions. Beathard wasn't as effective as a senior (56.5 completion pct, 1,929 yards, 147TD, 10 INT) but is still considered a solid developmental prospect.

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  1. 49ers select C.J. Beathard No. 104 in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Published: April 28, 2017 at 11:46 p.m.

    The San Francisco 49ers select Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard in Round 3 with the No. 104 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft.

  2. C.J. Beathard 2017 Combine Workout

    Published: April 4, 2017 at 02:48 p.m.

    Iowa QB C.J. Beathard goes through drills at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine.

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