- Brendan Beal
- 6' 2"
- Bangor, Pa.
- 232 lbs.
Transferred to the University of Minnesota in May 2010.
CAREER: Linebacker who enrolled at Florida in January of 2008...Has yet to play for the Gators after suffering injuries his first two years on campus.
2009: Suffered a neck injury during preseason camp and missed the entire campaign...Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in the fall of 2009.
2008: Tore his left ACL during preseason camp and missed the entire season.
PREP: Parade All-American...EA Sports second-team All-American on defense...AP Class AAAA first-team all-state selection as a senior...Participant in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl...USA Today High School first-team Defensive All-American...Gatorade Pennsylvania High School Player of the Year...Selected to the All-EasternPAFootball.com Big School team...Led Liberty with 148 tackles (18 for a loss) while forcing eight fumbles and collecting 10 sacks in his senior year...Picked up 151 tackles and 11 sacks as a junior while picking off two passes...Racked up a career-high 17 tackles against Easton...Garnered 121 tackles among six sacks and an interception as a sophomore at Roxbury High School...Ranked as the second-best inside linebacker prospect by Rivals.com...Member of the ESPN 150 class...Four-star recruit by Rivals.com and earned five-star billing from Scout.com.