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Former LSU LB Kendell Beckwith headed to Tampa Bay Bucs

Kendell Beckwith (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB) Kendell Beckwith (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)
PHILADELPHIA, PA (WAFB) -

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have picked former LSU linebacker Kendell Beckwith in the last pick of the third round of the NFL Draft.

While at LSU, Beckwith played in 47 games. He finished with 263 tackles, 24.5 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, four quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles, three  fumble recoveries and one interception.

The linebacker from Clinton, LA, suffered a knee injury in his senior season against Florida. Although limited to 10 games, he still had a very productive year, totaling 91 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss and a sack.    

2016 honors:    
Second Team All-America (America Football Coaches Association, Football Writers of America Association, Walter Camp, Sporting News
Third Team All-America (Associated Press)
First Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches)
Second Team All-SEC (Associated Press)

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