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{{Infobox NFL player |name=Larry Beavers |current_team=free agent |number= |position=Wide receiver |birth_date= (1985-10-07) October 7, 1985 (age 34) |high_school=Annapolis (MD) |height_ft=5 |height_in=10 |weight_lbs=186 |college=Wesley (DE) |undraftedyear=2009 |pastteams=

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|aflstatseason= |aflstatlabel1=Receptions |aflstatvalue1=165 |aflstatlabel2=Yards |aflstatvalue2=2,189 |aflstatlabel3=Receiving TDs |aflstatvalue3=28 |aflstatlabel4=Kick return yards |aflstatvalue4=4,116 |aflstatlabel5=Kick Return TDs |aflstatvalue5=8 |afl=11493 }} Larry Beavers (born October 7, 1985) is an American football wide receiver and kick returner who is a free agent.

High schoolEdit

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

CollegeEdit

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 careerEdit

Carolina PanthersEdit

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 SaintsEdit

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 BarnstormersEdit

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

Edmonton EskimosEdit

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

New Orleans VooDooEdit

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 OutlawsEdit

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

Cleveland GladiatorsEdit

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 SoulEdit

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 DoomEdit

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

Albany EmpireEdit

On May 31, 2018, Beavers was assigned to the Albany Empire.[10] On July 2, 2018, he was placed on reassignment.[11]

AFL statisticsEdit

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:[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Larry Beavers Bio". New Orleans Saints. http://www.neworleanssaints.com/team/roster/larry-beavers/86ce4d02-cf04-47a0-a89a-955790020445/.
  2. "Larry Beavers, WR at". http://www.nfl.com/player/larrybeavers/2507660/profile. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 4, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120104050232/http://www.arenafootball.com/news/barnstormers-make-two-more-additions-offense. Retrieved February 18, 2012.
  4. "Larry Beavers". New Orleans Saints. http://www.neworleanssaints.com/team/roster/larry-beavers/86ce4d02-cf04-47a0-a89a-955790020445/. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
  5. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 23, 2010. https://web.archive.org/web/20100923060817/http://www.nationalfootballpost.com/Source-Larry-Beavers-being-waived-by-Saints.html. Retrieved February 18, 2012.
  6. "CFL's Edmonton Eskimos Sign Larry Beavers - Wesley". June 17, 2011. http://athletics.wesley.edu/sports/fball/2011-12/releases/20110617thsimk. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
  7. "Transactions". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on January 19, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170119174126/http://www.afldigital.com/index.cfm?view=transactions. Retrieved January 19, 2017.
  8. "Soul Snare Second Straight Foster Trophy in ArenaBowl XXX". arenafootball.com. Archived from the original on August 27, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170827235503/http://www.arenafootball.com/articles/soul-snare-second-straight-foster-trophy-in-arenabowl-xxx. Retrieved August 27, 2017.
  9. "Transactions". americanarenaleague.com. http://americanarenaleague.com/index.php/transactions%23january-2018. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  10. "Transactions". afldigital.com. May 31, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180601025952/http://www.afldigital.com/index.cfm?view=transactions. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  11. "Transactions". afldigital.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20180705180125/http://www.afldigital.com/index.cfm?view=transactions. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  12. "Larry Beavers". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/players/11493/. Retrieved August 3, 2017.

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