Pat Beach

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Pat Beach
No. 81, 83, 89
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1959-12-28) December 28, 1959 (age 59)
Grants Pass, Oregon
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school:Pullman (WA)
College:Washington State
NFL Draft:1982 / Round: 6 / Pick: 140
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:163
Receiving yards:1,558
Touchdowns:14
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Patrick Jesse Beach (born December 28, 1959 in Grants Pass, Oregon) is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons for the Baltimore Colts, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, and Phoenix Cardinals.

Beach graduated form Pullman High School and played college football in town at Washington State University; he led the Cougars to the Holiday Bowl in 1981 and was selected by the Colts in the sixth round of the 1982 NFL Draft.[1][2][3][4]

In his second NFL season in 1983, Beach scored the Baltimore Colts' last touchdown in a 20–10 win over the Houston Oilers on December 18, a twelve-yard completion from Mike Pagel with less than two minutes remaining.[5][6] The franchise relocated to Indianapolis prior to the 1984 season.

Following the 1987 season, Beach caught a two-yard touchdown pass in the Colts' divisional playoff game against the Cleveland Browns, a 38–21 loss.[7] In his career, he totaled 163 catches for 1,558 yards, averaging 9.6 yards per catch, and caught 14 touchdowns.

He married high school friend Robyn Crawford in 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrows, Bob (April 28, 1982). "Sorenson, Beach drafted". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). p. 1C.
  2. ^ "NFL teams take best local talent". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. April 29, 1982. p. 27.
  3. ^ "Two more Cougars drafted in NFL". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). April 29, 1982. p. 1C.
  4. ^ "Four Cougars, two Vandals picked". Spokane Chronicle. (Washington). April 29, 1982. p. 35.
  5. ^ "Colts 20, Oilers 10". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. December 19, 1983. p. 3C.
  6. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198312180clt.htm
  7. ^ Goldberg, Dave (January 10, 1988). "Cleveland's Byner finer than Colts". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. p. C1.

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