Kendell Beckwith   #51 LB

Height: 6-2   Weight: 243   Age: 24

Born: 12/2/1994 Gilbert , LA

College: LSU

Experience: 2nd season

High School: East Feliciana HS [Jackson, LA]

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Draft 2017

Pick No.107

Selected By: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Round: 3

Pick (Overall): 43 (107)

Pick Analysis: The Louisiana native was the second Beckwith to earn all-conference honors as a linebacker with the Tigers, with cousin Darry winning second team honors twice during his career (2005-2008). His brother, Wendell, also plays in-state as a defensive end for Tulane. The top-100 national recruit was rewarded with playing time as a true freshman despite the team's depth at the position (11 tackles, including a strip-sack against Florida). Beckwith started seven games as a sophomore, taking over the middle linebacker spot (77 stops, 7.5 for loss, two sacks). He kept that job throughout 2015, ranking second on the team with 84 tackles (10 for loss, 3.5 sacks). Scouts really took notice with his play as a senior, though, as he picked up first-team All-SEC notice. He was leading the team with 91 tackles, six for loss, before tearing his left ACL against Florida.

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    Published: April 28, 2017 at 11:48 p.m.

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers select LSU linebacker Kendell Beckwith in Round 3 with the No. 107 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

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