Monty Beisel
No. --     Free Agent
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-08-20) August 20, 1978 (age 42)
Place of birth: Victoria, Kansas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 244 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Kansas State
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 4 / Pick: 107
Debuted in 2001 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles     236
Sacks     4.5
Interceptions     2
Stats at

Monty Beisel (pron.: /ˈbzəl/; born August 20, 1978) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State.

Beisel has also played for the New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals.

Prep Football[edit | edit source]

Born in Victoria, Kansas, Beisel graduated from Douglass High School in Douglass, Kansas in 1997. Beisel was a Parade All-America selection and honorable mention All-USA pick by USA Today in 1996.[1]

College career[edit | edit source]

Beisel attended college at Kansas State University as a Social Sciences/Mass Communications major. Beisel also played in 44 games accumulating 192 tackles (110 solo), 22.0 sacks, 45.0 stops for loss and 18 passes defended. He was a two-time first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection. He also received All-Big 12 Conference honorable mention and was a second-team Academic All-Big 12 pick.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Arizona Cardinals[edit | edit source]

In Week 6 of the 2008 season, against the Dallas Cowboys, Beisel became the first player in NFL history to score a game-winning touchdown in overtime by returning a blocked punt.

Second stint with Chiefs[edit | edit source]

He re-signed with the Chiefs during the 2009 off-season.[2] He was released on September 29.

Second stint with Cardinals[edit | edit source]

Beisel was re-signed by Arizona on November 24, 2009. He was released September 3, 2010.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

He was married to a beauty queen and model Amanda Carraway from 2002 to 2005.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Mike Beisel". New England Patriots. Retrieved August 18, 2012.
  2. Chiefs Bring Back Monty Beisel ESPN, March 17, 2009
  3. Amanda Renae Carraway at

External links[edit | edit source]

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