2017 NFL Draft

Steve Beauharnais, ILB

School: Rutgers  |  Conference: BIGE
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Saddle Brook, NJ
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 240 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2012 Season
Started all 13 games at middle linebacker ... tied for third on the team with 83 tackles (32 solo) ... six tackles for loss ... semifinalist for the Butkus Award, which recognizes college football's top linebacker ... named defensive team MVP at Rutgers banquet ... invited to play in the Senior Bowl ... selected as captain by his teammates ... six tackles in the 26-0 victory vs. Howard (9/8) ...recorded seven tackles in the 35-26 win at Arkansas (9/22) ... season-best eight tackles in the 19-3 victory over Connecticut (10/6) ... seven tackles in the 23-15 win vs. Syracuse (10/13) ... recorded an Owl fumble on a 4th-and-1 QB sneak attempt in the 35-10 win at Temple (10/20), also recording three tackles ... six tackles, including 1.0 tackle-for-loss, in the Kent State game (10/27) ... career-high 14 tackles in the 28-7 victory over Army (11/10), vaulting past a previous personal-best of nine stops ... snagged first interception of the season to stifle a third quarter Bearcat drive in the 10-3 win at Cincinnati (11/17), also recording six tackles ... season-best 2.0 tackles-for-loss amongst eight tackles in the Louisville game (11/29) ... finished his stellar career with seven tackles in the Russell Athletic Bowl vs. Virginia Tech (12/28) ... named to Preseason All-BIG EAST First and Second Teams by Phil Steele and Athlon, respectively.
2011 Season
Second-year starting middle linebacker who has started 15 straight games entering the 2012 season ... second on the team in tackles (77) ... tied career-highs in sacks and tackles-for-loss in the 19-16 double overtime win at Syracuse (10/1), recording nine stops, 2.0 sacks and 2.0 tackles-for-loss (nine yards lost) ... efforts on the road against the Orange included the first INT of his career to stop an SU drive with less than one minute remaining in regulation ... intercepted his second pass in two weeks and made seven tackles while serving as a team captain in the 34-10 win vs. Pitt (10/8).

Matched a season and career-high with 2.0 tackles-for-loss amongst seven total tackles in the 21-20 win vs. Navy (10/15) ... served as team captain again in the 20-17 OT win vs. USF (11/5), making seven tackles, including 1.0 tackle-for-loss ... nine tackles, all solo, in the 27-12 win at Army in Yankee Stadium (11/12) ... met season-high again at UConn (11/26) with nine stops ... tied for seventh in the BIG EAST in tackles-for-loss, averaging 1.15 per game ... finished 20th in the league in tackles per game with 5.8 ... has played in every game over his first three seasons (38) since arriving at Rutgers.

2010 Season
Starting middle linebacker who appeared in all 12 games ... third on the team in tackles (79) ... six tackles-for-loss along with 1.5 sacks, four quarterback hurries and four fumble recoveries on the year ... had at least six tackles in eight contests ... career-best 10 tackles at West Virginia (12/4) and career-best 2.0 tackles-for-loss vs. Syracuse (11/12) ... has played in every game over his first two seasons (25) since arriving at Rutgers.
2009 Season
True freshman who moved into the starting lineup for the final three games of the season at strongside linebacker ... also appeared on special teams ... played in all 13 games and had 36 tackles and five sacks ... was one of nine true freshmen to see action and one of two (WR Mohamed Sanu was the other) to appear in all 13 games ... posted career-highs in tackles (7) in each of the final two games of the season against West Virginia (12/5) and in the St. Petersburg Bowl against UCF (12/19) totaled 3.5 tackles-for-loss in the final two contests ... recorded a career-best two sacks in the St. Petersburg Bowl ... five tackles, including a sack at Louisville (11/27) ... posted four tackles and a career-high 1.5 tackles-for-loss, including his first career sack vs. USF (11/12) ... blocked a first-quarter punt and returned it 11 yards for a touchdown to go along with three stops at Army (10/23)... contributed to RU's four caused turnovers with a forced fumble on a kickoff and had five tackles with a tackle for loss (first of his career) vs. Texas Southern (10/10).
High School
Played one season for head coach Tony Karcich at St. Joseph's High School (Montvale) ... continues a strong trend of St. Joseph's standouts to enroll at Rutgers, including current Scarlet Knight Patrick Kivlehan and former RU standouts Jason and Devin McCourty and Ron Girault ... helped guide the Green Knights to an 11-1 record and the Non-Public Group III state championship ... The Record Defensive Player of the Year as a senior ... 99 tackles, including 11.5 behind the line of scrimmage during his senior season ... also finished the year with four sacks ... rated as the No. 19 prospect in New Jersey by SuperPrep Magazine ... Star-Ledger Second Team All-State honoree ... selected to the MSG Tri-State All-Star team ... named to the All-Bergen defensive team and the All-Non-Public defensive squad by the Star-Ledger ... rated as the No. 34 strongside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com ... ESPN.com ranked Beauharnais as the No. 46 inside linebacker nationally ... three-year standout at Saddle Brook High School and was named All-Bergen County by The Record as a junior after totaling 78 tackles, two sacks, three interceptions and a fumble recovery.
Born 5/2/90.

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