NFL: Carolina 35, New Orleans 27

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Cam Newton threw for 253 yards with a touchdown and also scored on the ground Sunday in the Carolina Panthers' 35-27 win over New Orleans.
Carolina's Beason out for season

Carolina's Beason out for season

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason has been knocked out for the season by a torn left Achilles tendon, the team said Monday.

Friends back Beason on assault claim

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 14 (UPI) -- Two friends of Jon Beason say they did not see the Carolina Panthers linebacker punch a man at a Charlotte, N.C., strip club, as charged in a lawsuit.
Assault case begins for Panthers' Beason

Assault case begins for Panthers' Beason

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 9 (UPI) -- Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason is beginning a civil trial in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, accused of punching a patron at a strip club.
Cutler earns NFC player honor

Cutler earns NFC player honor

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler is the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in a Bears' uniform.

Portis among NFC's best in October

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Washington's Clinton Portis, the NFL's leading rusher through seven weeks, was named the NFC's October offensive player of the month Thursday.
NFL: Carolina 27, Arizona 23

NFL: Carolina 27, Arizona 23

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Carolina's Steve Smith grabbed a short pass and sprinted 65 yards for the go-ahead touchdown and the Panthers held on Sunday for a 27-23 win over Arizona.

Owens has MRI on ankle injury

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- An MRI Sunday confirmed Dallas wide receiver Terrell Owens suffered a high left ankle sprain in the Cowboys' 20-13 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Jon Beason
Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason (52) chases down Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner (33 after a four-yard gain at Bank of America Stadium on September 28, 2008 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (UPI Photo/Bob Carey)

Jonathan Beason (born January 14, 1985 in Miramar, Florida) is an American football linebacker for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers 25th overall in the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami.

Beason attended Chaminade Madonna College Preparatory School from 1999-2003. He played multiple positions including linebacker, strong safety and fullback. As a senior, Beason rushed for 811 yards and 12 touchdowns at fullback, and made 75 tackles and had five pass interceptions on defense. Beason also ran track and was on the basketball team.

Beason played his college football at the University of Miami. He began his career at fullback but shifted to linebacker as a redshirt freshman. During his career he collected 187 tackles, 3.5 sacks, and one interception. He majored in sports administration.

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