Fred Beasley
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1974-09-18) September 18, 1974 (age 46)
Place of birth: Montgomery, Alabama
Career information
College: Auburn
NFL Draft: 1998 / Round: 6 / Pick: 180
Debuted in 1998 for the San Francisco 49ers
Last played in 2005 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history

Playing teams

*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Rushing yards     610
Receptions     133
Total Touchdowns     13
Stats at

Frederick Jerome Beasley (born September 18, 1974 in Montgomery, Alabama) is a former American football fullback in the NFL. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 6th round (180th overall) in 1998 NFL Draft.

High school years

Beasley attended Robert E. Lee High School in Montgomery, Alabama and was a letterwinner in football and track. In football, he was a two-time All-State honoree, won back-to-back state championships and as a senior, he was a USA Today All-USA selection and named an All-American by Parade. In track, he was a three-time State Champion on the decathlon. His head coach was Legendary Hall of Famer Spence McCracken

College career

Beasley attended Auburn University, and was a star in football. He split time between fullback and tailback and finished his career with 1,241 rushing yards, 567 receiving yards, and 16 rushing touchdowns.

Professional career

Beasley was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1998 NFL Draft, and spent the next eight seasons with the franchise. At one time, Beasley was widely regarded as the best blocking fullback in the NFL. In 2002 and 2003, he was selected all-pro as a fullback. In 2003, he was named the NFC Pro Bowl team's starting fullback. Following his release from San Francisco following the 2005 season, he signed with the Miami Dolphins but was released early in the season.

He signed with the Washington Redskins to a one year contract. He was released on September 1, 2007.

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