Elijah Beamon


Middleton, N.Y.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185



Elijah Beamon

1999: Earned second-team All-Patriot league honors for the second straight season after leading the league in interceptions (6) and pass breakups (25)...started all 11 contests, earning his third varsity letter...coaching staff named him the defensive back MVP...finished seventh on the squad in total tackles (46)...also returned four kickoffs for an average of 24.0 yards per return...recorded a career-high 11 tackles at Princeton...had two interceptions vs. Fordham...sprained an ankle early in the Lehigh game...finished seventh on the squad in total tackles with 46...recorded a season-high four pass breakups in Leopards? win over Fordham.

1998: Earned second-team All-Patriot League honors after finishing fourth in the league in interceptions per game (0.30 avg.)...concluded the season second in the league in kickoff returns with an average of 21.11 yards per return...led Lafayette in interceptions (3)...had a season-high six tackles in Leopards? win at Fordham...missed the Dartmouth game because of a stress fracture in his right foot...returned four kickoffs for a season-best 91 yards at Colgate.

1997: Earned a varsity letter as a freshman, recording five tackles in three different games...saw primary action on special teams.

AT MIDDLETOWN HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year member of both the football and basketball teams, starting at both quarterback and free safety on the gridiron and at guard on the hardwood...earned first-team All-County honors as both a quarterback and free safety...received second-team All-State honors as a free safety...tied the school record with 40 touchdown passes as a senior...also intercepted seven passes his senior season.

PERSONAL: Economics and Business major...son of Mr. and Mrs. Elijah C. Beamon, Jr....born 7/16/79.

YearG/GSUTATTotalFor LossSacksInt.Break-UpsRcv./Fcd.
19975/05050 (-0)0 (-0)110/0
199810/82214360 (-0)0 (-0)351/0
199911/113214462 (-2)0 (-0)6250/0
Totals26/195928872 (-2)0 (-0)10311/0

YearGKO Ret.Yds.KO Ret.Lg.Punt Ret.Yds.Punt Ret.Lg.
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