Larry Beavers

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Larry Beavers
Georgia Doom
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1985-10-07) October 7, 1985 (age 32)
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 186 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Annapolis (MD)
College: Wesley College
Undrafted: 2009
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Receptions: 165
Yards: 2,189
Receiving TDs: 28
Kick return yards: 4,116
Kick Return TDs: 8
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Larry Beavers (born October 7, 1985) is an American football wide receiver and kick returner for the Georgia Doom of the American Arena League (AAL).

High school

Beavers attended Annapolis High School where he played three sports: football, baseball and track.[1]

College

He attended Wesley College a Division III school located in Dover, Delaware.[2] He currently holds the NCAA all-divisions record for kick return touchdowns with 10. He ended his college career with 2,366 receiving yards, becoming the second all-time in college history.[3]

Professional career

Carolina Panthers

After college, Beavers entered the National Football League (NFL) as an undrafted free agent for the Carolina Panthers on May 1, 2009. He was waived by the team at the end of preseason on September 5, 2009.

New Orleans Saints

On May 13, 2010, Beavers was signed by the New Orleans Saints.[4] The activation of Robert Meachem from the physically unable to perform list resulted in Beavers being cut from the team.[5]

Iowa Barnstormers

In 2011, he was signed by the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League (AFL).[3]

Edmonton Eskimos

On June 17, 2011, Beavers was signed by the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL).[6]

New Orleans VooDoo

In 2013, Beavers was assigned to the New Orleans VooDoo. He was waived by the team on July 3, 2013, only to be reassigned to the VooDoo on July 4, 2013. He was placed on reassignment on June 25, 2015.

Las Vegas Outlaws

On August 6, 2015, Beavers was assigned to the Las Vegas Outlaws.

Cleveland Gladiators

On December 14, 2015, Beavers was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators. He was placed on reassignment by the team on January 11, 2017.[7] On June 1, 2017, Beavers was assigned to the Gladiators. On June 5, 2017, Beavers was placed on reassignment.

Philadelphia Soul

On June 13, 2017, Beavers was assigned to the Philadelphia Soul. On August 26, 2017, the Soul beat the Tampa Bay Storm in ArenaBowl XXX by a score of 44–40.[8]

Georgia Doom

Beavers signed with the Georgia Doom in January 2018.[9]

AFL statistics

Year Team Receiving Returns
Rec Yds TD Ret Yds TD
2011 Iowa 12 165 1 31 500 0
2013 New Orleans 13 176 2 11 234 1
2014 New Orleans 80 1,020 16 59 1,136 4
2015 New Orleans 10 125 1 23 534 2
2016 Cleveland 50 703 8 91 1,494 1
2017 Cleveland 0 0 0 5 101 0
2017 Philadelphia 0 0 0 7 117 0
Career 165 2,189 28 227 4,116 8

Stats from ArenaFan:[10]

References

  1. ^ "Larry Beavers Bio". Neworleanssaints.com. New Orleans Saints. 
  2. ^ Larry Beavers  . "Larry Beavers, WR at". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15. 
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-01-04. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  4. ^ "Larry Beavers". New Orleans Saints. Retrieved 2017-07-15. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-09-23. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  6. ^ "CFL's Edmonton Eskimos Sign Larry Beavers - Wesley". Athletics.wesley.edu. 2011-06-17. Retrieved 2017-07-15. 
  7. ^ "Transactions". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on January 19, 2017. Retrieved January 19, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Soul Snare Second Straight Foster Trophy in ArenaBowl XXX". arenafootball.com. Archived from the original on August 27, 2017. Retrieved August 27, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Transactions". americanarenaleague.com. Archived from the original on January 13, 2018. Retrieved January 12, 2018. 
  10. ^ "Larry Beavers". arenafan.com. Retrieved August 3, 2017. 
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