Blue Capitalizes on 5 Orange Turnovers to Grab Victory
Beckman Completes First Recruiting Class at Illinois
Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013
2012: Played in the final seven games as a reserve defensive tackle during true-freshman season ... Had four tackles on the season ... Made Illini debut at Wisconsin (10/6).
High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... First-team Florida Class 5A All-State selection in 2011 ... Helped Norland to the Class 5A state championship in Florida with a 15-0 record ... Had 107 tackles in 2011 ... Played in the Under Armour Dade vs. Broward All-Star Football Game in Florida and the Semper Fi All-America Game in Arizona.
Personal: Guardian is Geneva McIntosh ... Born April 19, 1993 ... Enrolled in general studies ... Chose Illinois over Louisville, Washington State, West Virginia and Wisconsin, among others.