Jon Beason

Date of Birth
Jan. 13, 1985
Miami (FL)
232 lbs


Jon Beason is entering his first full season with the New York Giants after being acquired in a trade in October 2013. Beason, a run-stopping middle linebacker, spent his first eight NFL seasons with the Carolina Panthers, qualifying for three Pro Bowls and twice named All-Pro. Beason was traded to the Giants in 2013 for a seventh-round pick after losing his starting job.

Early Years & College

Beason was born in Miramar, Fla., on Jan. 14 1985. He attended Chaminade Madonna Prep where he played linebacker, strong safety and fullback. He rushed for 811 yards and 12 touchdowns, while making 75 tackles as a senior. After graduating, Beason went to the University of Miami where he accounted for 187 tackles, 3.5 sacks and one interception after shifting from fullback to full-time linebacker.

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