Part of the nucleus of four returning starting linebackers who will be the hub of the Missouri State defense this season ... Ranked by Phil Steele's College Football Preview as the No. 30 inside linebacker in Division I FCS football.
2009: Earned Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team honors after starting all 11 games at mack (middle) linebacker ... Finished third on the squad, 13th in the MVFC and 128th nationally in total tackles (80) ... Recorded nine or more tackles in five games, including season-highs 10 stops at home against UT Martin (9/12/09) and Illinois State (10/31/09) ... Had season-high six solo tackles in home win over Murray State (9/19/09) ... Notched nine tackles three straight games against UNI (9/26/09), at Youngstown State (10/3/09) and against South Dakota State (10/10/09) ... Tied for fifth on the team in pass break-ups with three.
Glendale Community College: Two-year starter at middle linebacker for coach Mickey Bell at Glendale (Ariz.) Community College ... Was first-team all-Western States Football League and all-Arizona Community College Athletics Conference pick as a sophomore as well as NJCAA all-region ... Helped the Gauchos finish the season with an 8-2 record and No. 9 national ranking in 2008.
High School: Standout fullback and linebacker at Bradshaw Mountain High in Prescott Valley, Ariz., rushing for a school record 2,220 yards and earning Arizona Running Back of the Year honors after leading the state in rushing as a senior ... Named regional player of the year in 2006, while being awarded the Pat Tillman Award and the Terrell Suggs Award ... He also was a thrre-time all-region selection and was named Arizona's Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year for coach Chuck Apap's Bears ... Single-game prep rushing highs were 302 yards, 34 points and five touchdowns.
Personal: Adamson Anthony Beauchamp was born 8/29/87 in LaJolla, Calif. ... Son of Rob and Theresa Beauchamp of Prescott Valley, Ariz. ... Majoring in Construction Management ... Has two brothers, Bobby and Grayson, and four sisters, Desi, Carla, Brooke and Serena.