Football

DeeBeckwith

  • position Running Back
  • height 6-5
  • Weight 230
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Florence, Ala.
  • High school Florence
  • Previous School Tennessee

2021 – r-Freshman (Tennessee)
• Saw action in two games at Kentucky (11/05) and vs. South Alabama (11/20)
• Had one carry for 2 yards vs. South Alabama

2020 – Freshman (Tennessee)
• Redshirt season
• Played in the final three games of the season on special teams while also seeing limited action at running back
• Had one carry in season finale vs. No. 5 Texas A&M (12/19)
• Saw first action at running back, logging two career carries for 24 yards in win at Vanderbilt (12/12)
• Ran over defenders on both carries against the Commodores
• Made collegiate debut against No. 6 Florida (12/5), seeing action on special teams

High School
• A versatile player who starred at Florence High School, playing quarterback, running back and receiver
• As a senior, totaled 1,055 rushing yards, 589 passing yards and 526 receiving yards to go along with 27 total touchdowns
• A first-team All-State honoree who was a finalist for 7A Back of the Year and rated the No. 7 player in Alabama on the ASWA Super 12 All-State team
• Led Florence to a 7-5 record and the second round of the 2019 Class 7A playoff s, helping the Falcons to their first playoff win in five years
• 2019 Times Daily (Florence, Ala.) Player of the Year for Class 4A-7A
• A multi-sport athlete who also ran track and played basketball

Personal
• Born in Florence, Alabama
• Son of Dave and Carolyn Beckwith
• Has two brothers, Camryn and Dave
• Brother, Camryn, also played football at Tennessee for one season

Dee Says
• His nickname is “Dee”
• He chose Kentucky because of his relationship with Coach Stoops and he liked the city of Lexington
• One word to describe him on the fi eld is “versatile”
• One thing most people don’t know about him is that his real name is Damarcus
• After his football career he would like to be er his football career he would like to be diesel mechanic; he is currently building his own custom truck

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