Linebacker Tavante Beckett is an undersized, but active player. Seems a lot of people think there’s a lot of inner trouble on this team. © 2005-2020 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Marshall got nothing on offense. Thats one game you are hanging your hat on maybe. October 29, 2020: Transfer. Buffalo 2016-2020 via 247. Tavante Beckett (14) LB - 2016-17: Played in all 14 games ... Made six tackles including 0.5 tackles. Skip To Main Content. 21 player in the state, while 247 Sports has him 31st. Bryan Stinespring and Bud Foster offered Beckett in person in early May, and it was the one he was waiting on. Houston has NO DEFENSE... did not all year... Hawaii limited Nevada in passing yards whom was an incredible passing team. By: Adam Winkler. Brenden Knox NCAA Football player profile pages at CBSSports.com. He certainly isn’t worth anything close to that. I saw Beckett make some tackles that I would describe as clinic worthy. I can see arguments on both sides, but laying points seems risky here. For those who did NOT watch Marshall's Championship Game, the QB was brutal. He hits through his opponent and does so with great technique by getting his pad level lower and wrapping up just like he should. Virginia Tech Athletics. They will exploit whatever weakness that’s been uncovered the last 2 weeks with this kid. © 2005-2021 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. https://www.espn.com/college-football/player/_/id/4037604/tavante-beckett Beckett, a 6-foot, 215-pound outside linebacker, hails from the 757 in Chesapeake, where he attends Indian River High. The public have gotten way ahead of themselves with Patterson. Rivals has him as the No. It's so good it could be used as an example of exactly how to do it at a coaching clinic. He is much more instinctual in coverage where he shows the athleticism to stick with running backs in man coverage and is outstanding at reading the eyes of the quarterback and putting himself in a position to make a play on the football. © 2005-2020 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Both 247 Sports and Rivals list him as a three-star recruit. He played the first semi legit defense of his year last week and had 17 carries for 60 yards. If Ball St can contain em a little, I think the Herd can too. July 03, 2016: Enrollment. Virginia Tech verbal commitments Tavante Beckett and Eric Kumar Credit: 247Sports Currently, the Virginia Tech Hokies have verbal commitments from 16 high school standouts. Main Navigation Menu. I just hope home Patterson for Buffalo is like 50% efficient. Tavante Beckett transfers to Marshall Thundering Herd. It's easy to see how a player like him could eventually thrive in Bud Foster's defense and develop into a playmaker for the Hokies. Both 247 Sports and Rivals list him as a three-star recruit. Tavante Beckett is a 6-0, 215-pound Outside Linebacker from Chesapeake, VA. Tavante Beckett is a 6-0, 215-pound Outside Linebacker from Chesapeake, VA. I'm a little surprised that he doesn't have more offers, but that doesn't matter much because I think he is a great fit for their defense. This is a good Buffalo coaching staff too. These teams are who they are... they show you who they are through the year... Marshall is a good defensive team that loses against teams they should lose to ... teams that can stop them offensively and also play good defense... teams that can switch it up offensively as well. ... Beckett is rated a 3-star prospect by the 247Sports composite. Yulee is Tavante Beckett's teammate at Indian River down in Chesapeake, a four star linebacker (ESPN, Scout, and Rivals) or three star linebacker (247… Bad defense and no running game not winning a bowl game... in this situation its the opposite... Buffalo has a horrible defense ... Marshall does not... Buffalo only wants to run the ball... Marshall stops the run well... the opt outs mean nothing because by default Marshall is still more physically superior at the line of scrimmage. He has great ball skills and can turn turnovers into big plays the other way. In addition to the interceptions, he also has a knack for stripping the football. Baseball Baseball ... Also rated as a 3-star recruit and 27th in the state by 247Sports … Ranked 17th in the state with a 3-star rating by Rivals … Grant Wells should be restricted to throws 7 yards or less and handoffs only. Like Ball, he had some issues within the ACC at Virginia Tech, but he is on the record … Watch the 1Q get a feel for the game. Marshall had 2 4 star players and 85 3 star players. ... Beckett is rated a 3-star prospect by the 247Sports composite. When all things are factored in....pick the team that has the player who can playmake and score the most for his team in a bowl....and that is? I think he is underrated as a recruit and could make an immediate impact as a core special teams player before emerging as a starter at linebacker. Tavante Beckett Excited To Have Offer From Virginia Tech 2015-05-19 19:40:00, TechSideline.com; SportsWar Virginia Top 40: Class Of 2016 2015-05-18 11:38:53, TechSideline.com; Two New Offers For Virginia Tech LB Target Tavante Beckett 2015-05-12 05:09:33, TechSideline.com Was just gonna post about a weakened Marshal team ....cmon, its Buffalo or nothing. His speed also shows out as a blitzer and it should be an area where he thrives at Virginia Tech. Tavante Beckett entered the transfer portal. Small play under in my opinion. When I watched Tavante Beckett's film, I couldn't help but think of one thing: this kid looks like a Virginia Tech type of football player. Virginia Tech's Tavante Beckett was arrested Monday and charged with conspiracy to sell/distribute marijuana, a class 5 felony, and possession of … He's a plus athlete for an outside linebacker. Buffalo will struggle to move ball vs this defense. Live Coverage of Marshall @ FIU Friday, December 11, 2020 on MSN Sports Rivals has him as the No. Beckett is a great fit for Virginia Tech's defense and can also make an impact on special teams I like how he fights through blocks, but he isn't the kind of guy who can make an impact having to take on offensive linemen all game. By signing up for the Covers newsletter, you agree to receive electronic communications from Covers about our products and services, as well as other content that may be of interest to you. Copyright © 1995 - 2021 Right now the class has three commitments. Both teams are coming off a loss, and motivated. Wow just did the same thing. I picked Buffalo on my Bowls string, but I not so sure anymore. He could play in the 220 range and be perfectly fine during his college career. Join Facebook to connect with Tavante Beckett and others you may know. Jackson (21) celebrate after stopping Western Kentucky on third down during an NCAA football game on Saturday at Houchens-Smith Stadium in Bowling Green, Ky. Marshall probably hangs their hat on defense. Jackson (21) celebrate after stopping Western Kentucky on third down during an NCAA football game on Saturday at … I just went back and watched a good chunk of the uab Marshall game and I don’t think it was a bloodbath. CBSSPORTS.COM 247SPORTS As itchy as I am for action, this may be a game to jump in at the half. I think the Bulls can contain em a little. "We know he's going to try to keep running his feet, but we're going to keep running ours, too," Beckett said. I love the effort he plays with on special teams as well. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Are you sure you would like to remove this post? The 2020 Marshall Thundering Herd football team represented Marshall University in the 2020 NCAA Division I FBS football season.The Thundering Herd played their home games at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia, and competed in the East Division of Conference USA (CUSA). Jack lambert best ever LB to come from Mac. Get the best sports betting information delivered straight to your inbox for free. You guys who are gung ho on Marshall, should really do some more research on this matchup before placing your wager... great info on the recruits - I never have thought to look at that but it’s huge. I want to see him develop better recognition skills in the run game, but I like just about everything else about Beckett's abilities as a football player. Losing Tavante will hurt though. That schedule was a legit joke. Buffalo wins by 10. January 01, 2018: Transfer Portal. While Marshall has given up 22 at the most all year. Check out Tavante Beckett's high school sports timeline including game updates while playing football at Indian River High School from 2015 through 2016. Wake Forest football notebook: Luke Masterson healthy again is a cause to celebrate Winston-Salem Journal; Opinion: LSU is not exactly making a sacrifice by offering its bowl game to NCAA The SOS are relatively similar. CBSSPORTS.COM 247SPORTS He was 0-9 completions to start the game. He makes a lot of plays. Posted at 10:40 AM, Dec 23, 2020 . Linebacker Tavante Beckett is an undersized, but active player. Tavante Beckett is a 6-0, 215-pound Outside Linebacker from Chesapeake, VA. I have a feeling this QB may have a little success against the Buffalo over rated defense, Marshall defense can stifle Buffalo. He very much fits in with the tradition of impact players on special teams in terms of blocking kicks, making tackles, and dominating his opponent as a blocker. Beckett, a 6-foot, 215-pound outside linebacker, hails from the 757 in Chesapeake, where he attends Indian River High. Bryan Stinespring and Bud Foster offered Beckett in person in early May, and it was the one he was waiting on. Had the YIPPS for 3 Quarters. Both 247 Sports and Rivals list him as a three-star recruit. You can find scouting reports on other recruits at sonofacoach.com and can follow Jamie on Twitter @jamieuyeyama. When coaches see a player do something that is not only technically sound, but exceptional, they often will describe what the player did as "clinic". I reviewed Tavante Beckett here, though his Hudl tape has become private since the article was posted. But, how does that play out. By the way....who is the best LB in the NFL and what conference and team did he play for?? Virginia Tech LB Tavante Beckett Scooter Waller, 247Sports. Buffalo had 27 3 star players, and the remainder below. Though not as highly ranked or as heavily recruited as Indian River teammates Jaquan Yulee and Devon Hunter (2017), Tavante Beckett … I have never seen a 1000+ runner look bad game after game...their stats are their pedigree. Thats your warning.... Hopefully you guys have not emptied your accounts. Like today with Hawaii after the 1Q: Hawaii can move the ball, they've come to play & are taking this seriously, their D looks good, Houston can't move the ball, struggling on offense, QB isn't that good. The one thing he really needs to improve on versus the run is his recognition skills. Another MAC defense is not legit....we don't know what happened in that game with line, play calling, etc. out of their 6 games, Buffalo has coughed up 30, 38, and 41 points in half of them. Covers Media Group Ltd. All Rights Reserved. and last updated 2020-12-23 10:40:33-05. I hope that’s not true, otherwise they could get blown out. Marshall linebacker Tavante Beckett (4) and E.J. Tavante Beckett enrolls at … Buffalo had 27 3 star players, and the remainder below. The game against … That would lead one to take the points, all things equal. Tavante Beckett is a 6-0, 215-pound Outside Linebacker from Chesapeake, VA. Tavante Beckett Excited To Have Offer From Virginia Tech 2015-05-19 19:40:00, TechSideline.com; SportsWar Virginia Top 40: Class Of 2016 2015-05-18 11:38:53, TechSideline.com; Two New Offers For Virginia Tech LB Target Tavante Beckett 2015-05-12 05:09:33, TechSideline.com The live bet after the 1Q was -4.5 I believe. I will never understand how people could evaluate a team based on a matchup that was bad for them when capping a matchup that's good for them. Did anyone watch Houston vs Hawaii today?? Buffalo 2016-2020 via 247. He's a very good football player that should only get better while in Blacksburg. Look at Sagarin SOS metric. 27 prospect in Virginia … Rated a 3-star recruit by Rivals … Ranked as the No. You know the answer, you will pick the right side. National Signing Day -- aka Recruiting Christmas -- is finally here. Tavante Beckett is a 6-0, 215-pound Outside Linebacker from Chesapeake, VA. The Virginia Tech Hokies suspended sophomore linebacker Tavante Beckett indefinitely on Monday. Wisconsin was Beckett's other biggest suitor. I did a 5 year recruiting analysis of Marshall v. Buffalo 2016-2020 via 247. They were led by eleventh-year head coach Doc Holliday.. There is a talent advantage for Marshall. Bryan Stinespring was his primary recruiter. Join Facebook to connect with Tavante Beckett and others you may know. Senior linebacker Tavante Beckett leads Marshall with 90 tackles, including 31 solo. Marshall missed a 2 Pt conversion with 5 min left to tie it. Credit to Ball St. DC...on that one. I agree with cheese I see buffalo by double digits. Marshall Thundering Herd (7-1) is visiting Buffalo Bulls (5-1) on December 25, 2020, 2:30 PM ET and playing at the Cramton Bowl. The Marshall defense will do enough to keep Buffalo  scoring down...hearing J.Patterson might not play ..Marshall hardly miss many tackles ..if Patterson is announced out..probably some value with Marshall and points..BOL!!.. Check out Tavante Beckett's high school sports timeline including game updates while playing football at Indian River High School from 2015 through 2016. He has registered 2.5 sacks for 13 yards and one pass breakup. Under I believe is best play and Marshall + pts even with their horrific QB play. Beckett, who noted going up against Knox throughout the year in practice as preparation for a game like Friday, said that Marshall's defense respects Brown, but their aim is to stop him at all costs. Tavante Beckett is a 6-0, 215-pound Outside Linebacker from Chesapeake, VA. Tavante Beckett NCAA Football player profile pages at CBSSports.com. Snap Counts: Who played, who is gone, and what to expect in '18 Houston also never had a great running game all year either... they didn't lose simply because the opt outs.. they actually aren't better than Hawaii this year. I think  if I bet this game, under would be my play. 2016 outside linebacker Tavante Beckett verbally committed to the Hokies, Saturday at the Frank Beamer BBQ. It's awesome to see. Are you sure you would like to remove this thread? Tavante Beckett is a 6-0, 215-pound Outside Linebacker from Chesapeake, VA. Scoreboard. The Buffalo Bulls are favored by vegas at a line of -5.5. Tavante Beckett, Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year. Marshall feels like roulette to me right now. Tavante Beckett is on Facebook. He might not have the size or the frame that some programs are looking for, but I don't think it will be an issue considering the size of Virginia Tech's linebackers. not the same thing at all. This is easy. The backup HBs are actually better than Knox. I'm going to concentrate on the other two commitments. He has fluid hips and runs very well. Doubt the line would where it is with Patterson out...it would be pickem or Marshall -. They have the tape from the last two games. The opening line was -3.5 so the public has been betting on Marshall Thundering Herd causing the BUFF line to shift +2. Play for $500 in UFC Store gift cards & Covers prizes with our FREE UFC 249 contest. 2016 outside linebacker Tavante Beckett verbally committed to the Hokies, Saturday at the Frank Beamer BBQ. He has the speed to play as a sideline to sideline player and tracks down runners well in the open field. Marshall linebacker Tavante Beckett (4) and E.J. I like Beckett at the Whip linebacker position for the Hokies. Their were 3-4 plays that were more luck than anything else that changed the game. Marshall is sans their elite RB, elite linebacker, and elite OL...All NFL potential opt outs...Sure, Buffalo has issues, and may indeed be overrated,  but how given Marshall's last two games at full strength, now without 3 potential draft picks. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. 21 player in the state, while 247 Sports has him 31st. Tavante Beckett is on Facebook. Don't overthink it. how IS picking a bad defensive MAC team the best pick in all bowl games? Which team will show up?? 58% of the community is betting Marshall Thundering Herd … Buffalo had 27 3 star players, and the remainder below. There is a lot of uncertainty here. But ur answer is Mack from Mac, This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google. Because of that he can get caught up in the trash inside and have to deal with guards that he could avoid if he was a half step quicker. He isn't the most instinctual player and reacts late to runs the other way. 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