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Shavodrick Beaver
2   Shavodrick Beaver

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wichita Falls, Texas

High School:
Rider

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190

Position:
Quarterback

Experience:
2L


Tulsa - A two-year letterwinner . . . enrolled at Tulsa in January 2009 after completing his prep education at Wichita Falls Rider (Texas) High School . . . has played in 15 career games . . . has 233 career yards of total offense and one touchdown . . . 2010 - Played in six contests . . . did not play against Bowling Green, SMU, Notre Dame, Houston, UTEP, Southern Miss and Hawai'i . . . totaled 102 rushing yards for a 5.1 average and one touchdown, while completing four passes for 62 yards . . . had a career-long pass of 27 yards against Rice . . . scored his first career TD with a 14-yard run at Memphis . . . completed 2-of-4 passes for 25 yards and rushed for 18 yards against UCA . . . had 54 rushing yards and 10 passing yards at Oklahoma State . . . 2009 - Played in eight games as a true freshman, including the first five contests . . . did not play against Boise State, Houston, Southern Miss and Memphis . . . rushed for 63 yards on 27 carries during his first season . . . completed his first career pass for six yards against Sam Houston State, which was his only completion in three attempts . . . rushed for 35 yards on six carries at Oklahoma . . . had a 12-yard carry at UTEP for his only rush . . . in his first spring game (April 2009), he completed 7-of-16 passes for 132 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for 78 yards and one TD . . . Overall - Had a great finish to spring drills . . . possesses tremendous athleticism . . . a playmaker with good speed . . . a very instinctive player . . . has become a more complete quarterback . . . a better than average passer and an outstanding runner . . . has the ability to score on any play.

High School - Was a four-year letterwinner and three-year starter at Wichita Falls Rider High School . . . Rivals.com four-star prospect . . . ranked as the Rivals.com No. 5 Best Scrambling Quarterback in the nation, and No. 8 as the nation's top Dual Threat Quarterback . . . also ranked as the nation's No. 206th top prospect by Rivals.com . . . rated as Texas' No. 24 prospect by Rivals.com . . . ranked as the No. 21quarterback in the nation by Scout.com, and the No. 170th rated overall player by Scout.com . . . totaled 9,050 career passing yards and 125 touchdowns, while rushing for 2,450 yards and 22 TDs in his career . . . played in only four games as a senior, due to injury . . . was named the District 5-4A MVP as a junior while passing for 2,629 yards and 31 touchdowns, and rushing for 482 yards and five touchdowns . . . threw for 1,500 yards and 11 touchdowns during his sophomore season . . . high school coach was Scott Ponder.

Personal - Favorite sports movie is Hardball . . . his favorite movie is All About the Benjamins . . . the Dallas Cowboys is his favorite NFL team . . . his favorite pro athlete is Kobe Bryant, and his favorite NFL player is Ray Lewis . . . the Los Angeles Lakers is his favorite pro sports team . . . his favorite food is barbeque . . . the magazine cover he would most like to appear on is Sports Illustrated . . . favorite sport to watch besides football is pro basketball, while baseball other than football is his favorite sport to play . . . his favorite college stadium is OSU's . . . his biggest fear is scary movies . . . enjoys bowling and playing basketball . . . mother is Jackie Beaver . . . majoring in Education . . . born December 22, 1989 in Abilene, Texas.