Career Notes: Two-year letterman has posted four tackles (1 solo, 3 assists) during his career...played in 16 games to date...is expected to push for time at defensive end in his third collegiate season.
2011: Saw action in seven games as a sophomore...tallied lone stop of the season with an assisted tackle at Duke (9/24)...also saw time against Southeastern Louisiana (9/3), Tulsa (9/10), UAB (9/17), Syracuse (10/8), UTEP (10/15) and Rice (11/19).
2010: Played in nine games as a true freshman...posted three tackles (1 solo, 2 assists) and was also a key contributor in special teams...tallied first career tackle with a solo stop vs Army (10/9)...posted assisted tackles at Tulsa (10/16) and vs UCF (11/20).
High School: Prep letterman at Clinton High for head coach Cedric Anderson...named three-star prospect, earned a 77 grade and rated the No. 67 defensive end in the country and the No. 16 overall prospect in the state by ESPN.com...also rated a two-star athlete by Rivals.com and a one-star prospect by Scout.com...earned first-team All-District 7-2A honors as a senior when he tallied 73 tackles and 17 sacks...was selected to play in the Red Stick Bowl as a member of the Rough Riders, which posted a 33-31 win over the Black Knights, in Baton Rouge's Olympia Stadium on Dec. 28...as a junior, had 87 tackles (20 solo, 67 assists), including 25 tackles for loss and 17.5 sacks, and a pair of fumble recoveries...also lettered in basketball...first-team All-District 8-2A as a sophomore...chose Tulane over Minnesota, Southern Miss and Tulsa.
Personal: Born Wendell Beckwith, Jr., on Aug. 10, 1992...son of Wendell Sr. and Urhouda Beckwith...has two brothers...cousin, Darry Beckwith, played football at LSU and with the San Diego Chargers...majoring in sociology.