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Week 3: Beebe's roughest day of season came in K-State's 30-27 setback to Missouri. The Wildcats guard allowed three pressures in 43 passing plays. Still he graded out well on his other pass-protection efforts as QB Will Howard passed for three TDs, and Beebe's run blocking was solid as Kansas State rushed for 134 yards. — JH
Week 2: Beebe played 69 total snaps. His blocking was stellar on 33 passing plays, not allowing a sack or a pressure on QB Howard. — JH
Week 1: Beebe logged 55 total snaps as Kansas State blanked Southeast Missouri State 45-0. The highly touted guard had a stellar all-around game, not relinquishing a sack or pressure on 29 passing plays. Beebe also paved the way for a Wildcats rushing attack that piled up 228 yards. — JH
Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
2022 (jr): Outland Trophy watch list… Lombardi Trophy watch list…One of the top interior offensive linemen in the nation during the 2022 season who started all 14 games at left guard… Named a First Team All-American by The Athletic, ESPN, FOX Sports and Sporting News, a Second Team All-American by the Associated Press, CBS Sports, Pro Football Focus and USA TODAY and an Honorable Mention All-American by Phil Steele… Named the Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year by the league’s coaches, while he was an All-Big 12 First Team selection by both the coaches and Associated Press for a second-straight season… Rated the 65th best overall player in college football during the 2022 season by Pro Football Focus… Helped lead an offensive unit that ranked 15th nationally with 208.3 rushing yards per game, the Wildcats’ best national ranking since 2003 (9th) and best mark since 2016 (231.8)… Also helped K-State rank third in school history in rushing yards per carry (5.12), fourth in total rushing yards (2,916) and 10th in rushing touchdowns (32)… The Wildcats also ranked second in school history in total offensive yards (5,863) and ninth in offensive yards per play (6.12)… Did not surrender a sack on the year according to Pro Football Focus, while he was flagged for only one penalty all season, which came in the season opener against South Dakota… Also took snaps at left tackle and was a member of the Wildcats’ punt coverage team… Earned Academic All-District honors from College Sports Communicators in addition to First Team Academic All-Big 12 accolades, the latter being nominated with a perfect 4.0 GPA... Voted a team captain…College Sports Communicators Academic All-District
2021 (soph): A 13-game starter at left tackle who picked up All-Big 12 First Team honors from both the league’s coaches and Associated Press, the youngest offensive lineman to be named to the first team by either organization... The first Wildcat freshman or sophomore offensive lineman to be named an All-Big 12 First Team performer since Dalton Risner in 2016... Also earned votes for the Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year Award from the league’s coaches... Did not allow a sack among his 367 pass blocking snaps... Helped K-State tie for second in the Big 12 with 29 rushing touchdowns, while the Wildcats’ 4.83 yards per rush ranked sixth in school history... A versatile player who also took snaps at right guard throughout the season... A First Team Academic All-Big 12 performer.
2020 (redshirt fr): Played in nine games with eight starts... Started the first three games at right tackle before an injury sidelined him for one contest... Started four more games at right tackle and the final game at left guard... Part of a unit that helped K-State tie for first in the Big 12 and 27th nationally in sacks allowed (14), while the Wildcats led the Big 12 and ranked fourth in the nation in red zone offense (93.9%)... Earned First Team Academic All-Big 12 accolades.
2019 (true fr): Played against Bowling Green and Kansas as a reserve offensive lineman, retaining his redshirt for the season.
High school: Lettered four years at Piper High (Kansas City, KS), including the final season under head coach Rick Pollard... Rated the 79th-best defensive tackle in the Class of 2019 by ESPN, while the organization also ranked him the ninth-best player in the state of Kansas... Earned first team all-state honors from the Topeka Capital-Journal and Wichita Eagle in 2017, while he was an honorable mention pick by both outlets as a freshman, sophomore and senior... Also picked up first team all-state honors from the Kansas Football Coaches Association (KFBCA) as an offensive lineman in 2018... Totaled 128 tackles with 34 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks and five forced fumbles during his career... Selected to play in for Team USA U17 in the 2017 International Bowl against Team Japan as well as for Team USA U19 in the 2018 World Championships and the 2019 Kansas Shrine Bowl... Also competed in the shot put, placing third in the state in 2017, and basketball.
Cooper Beebe was born May 19, 2001, in Kansas City, Missouri... Son of Tom and Tamara Beebe... Has three brothers, Colton, Collin and Camden... Camden signed to play football at K-State in 2023… Father, Tom, played football at Pittsburg State, while his brother, Colton, was a tight end at Minnesota... Graduated from Kansas State with a degree in social studies education in May 2023, while he is currently pursuing his master’s degree in curriculum and instruction… 2020-22 First Team Academic All-Big 12
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