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Jonathan Beasley
Sport(s)American football
Current position
TitleCo-offensive coordinator, running backs coach, tight ends coach
TeamTarleton State
ConferenceLSC
Biographical details
BornGlendale, Arizona
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
Holiday MVP (1999)
Third Team All-Big 12 (2000)
Cotton Bowl MVP (2001)

Jonathan Beasley is an American football coach and former player. He played college football as a quarterback for the Kansas State Wildcats football team in 1999 and 2000. He currently serves as co-offensive coordinator, running backs coach, and tight ends coach at Tarleton State University.

College careerEdit

Beasley was a two-year starter at Kansas State, compiling a 132.7 pass efficiency rating in 2000, the top mark in school history to that point. He threw for over 30 touchdowns in his career and finished with 4,642 career passing yards. He holds the school record for most yards per completion for a game (23.9), season (20.1) and career (17.9) while also compiling a 21-4 record in two seasons as the Wildcat starting quarterback. He led K-State to the 2000 Big 12 Championship Game appearance against Oklahoma as a senior, and led the Wildcats to a win over Nebraska that same season by throwing a game-winning 12-yard scoring strike in the game's final three minutes.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Beasley played professionally for the Wichita Aviators in the American Professional Football League in 2005, the Wichita Stealth in Arena II in 2004, the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2003, the Detroit Lions also in 2003, and the Green Bay Packers in 2001. He also played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League in 2001 and 2002.

Coaching careerEdit

Beasley began coaching JV and freshman quarterbacks coach at Cactus High School in Glendale, Arizona in 2003.

Beasley served as a graduate assistant at Emporia State as well as quarterbacks and running backs coach at Wichita North High School in 2006.

Beasley served as the wide receivers coach at Montana State in 2007 and 2008. The Bobcats went 7-5 this past season and 6-5 in Beasley’s first season on staff. As part of the Bobcat coaching staff, Beasley also assisted with the weekly implementation of the offensive game plan and served as the MSU Community Service Coordinator.

Beasley was an offensive graduate assistant at Kansas State under head coach Bill Snyder from 2009-2011.

He was hired to coach wide receivers at Tarleton State University in 2012.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jonathan Beasley". www.kstate.com. Kansas State University. http://www.kstatesports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/beasley_jonathan00.html. Retrieved December 31, 2014.
  2. Brad Keith (April 2, 2012). "Texans add big name to coaching staff". www.yourstephenvilletx.com. Empire-Tribune. Archived from the original on December 31, 2014. https://archive.is/20141231192332/http://www.yourstephenvilletx.com/sports/college/texans-add-big-name-to-coaching-staff/article_00936c2c-7d00-11e1-b58d-001a4bcf887a.html. Retrieved December 31, 2014.

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