Gage Beekman
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Gage Beekman

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Lewistown, Ill.

High School:
Lewistown

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
WR

Experience:
RS

07/02/2013

Eleven Redbirds Earn MVFC Academic Excellence Award

Illinois State won nine games in 2012.

04/15/2014

2014 Redbird Football Spring Practice (April 15)

2014 Redbird Football Practice

2013: Redshirted.

Lewistown HS: Three-year starter for head coach Darren Winkler ... caught 18 touchdown passes as a senior ... named a first-team all-conference selection at wide receiver and free safety ... also named and IHSA Class 1A all-state selection at receiver ... Peoria Joural Star all-area selection and county player of the year ... caught 18 passes for 464 yards as a junior ... also added 70 solo tackles and four interceptions on defense ... named a first-team all-conference selection at safety and a second-team pick at receiver ... helped team advance to the state playoff semifinals.

Personal:Born February 10, 1994, in Lewiston, Ill. ... son of Bradley Beekman and Monica Braun ... one of six children ... plans to major in biological sciences.