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New York Giants

Position
TE
 
Jersey
81
Name  Travis Beckum
Born  1/24/1987
Height  6-3
Weight  234
College  Wisconsin
 
Notes:
Ranks third in Wisconsin school history in both receptions (159) and receiving yards (2,149)...Started career as a linebacker at Wisconsin, participating in 10 games as a true freshman in 2005...As a sophomore, he was moved to TE for the first time in his career and responded by making 61 catches for 903 yards and five touchdowns, en route to Second-Team All-Big Ten honors...In 2007, Beckum put forth an All-American campaign, setting the school record for receptions by a TE with 75...Also led all players at his position with 982 receiving yards and added six scores on his way to First-Team All-Big Ten honors in 2007...As a senior, he recorded 23 catches for 264 yards in six games before missing the remainder of the season with a broken left fibula...Has good speed and terrific hands...Good leaping ability...Does a nice job of stretching the field...Dangerous after the catch...Explosive off the line...Height and bulk are only average...Not much of ablocker...Durability is a big concern.

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