Beasley named Defensive Player of the Week
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Years Played: 2010 - 2014
Clemson DE Vic BeasleyVic Beasley
RS Jr. Defensive End
#3 6-3, 225
View Full Profile continues to stockpile stellar games and accolades as he wins Athlon's defensive player of the week for his play against Syracuse.
There were few standout performances in the ACC this week, but Beasley takes the Defensive Player of the Week honors after recording five tackles and two sacks against Syracuse. Four of Beasley’s tackles went for a loss, which helped to limit Syracuse to just 74 passing yards. After five games, the junior leads the NCAA with eight sacks, with six coming in ACC contests. Clemson’s defense ranks eighth in the ACC in yards allowed per game (356.6), but the Tigers are holding opponents to just 16.6 points a game. Beasley’s pass rush has been crucial to Clemson’s success, and the junior is performing at an All-American level in 2013.
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