SMU Defensive End Heads To Cincinnati Bengals; Eighth Mustang Drafted In Five Years
Beachum, Crawford, Thompson Chosen
SMU Places Six On First Team, Three On Second
Junior (2010): Started 13 games and saw time in all 14... Named to All-Conference USA honorable mention... Recorded 59 total tackles, including 42 solos... Intercepted four passes... Had nine punt returns for a total of 83 yards (9.2 avg.)... Started season off with seven tackles and a TFL against Texas Tech... At Rice, intercepted a pass tallied seven stops... Picked off two throws, registered six solo tackles and had a 35-yard punt return against Marshall.
Saddleback (2008 & 2009): A three-star Rivals.com recruit... First-team All-Mission Conference... Notched 34 tackles, six interceptions and five pass breakups as a sophomore... Also returned 18 punts for 211 yards and three TDs... Chose SMU over offers from Portland State and San Diego.