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Zane Beadles
G #68
Height:
6-4
Weight:
305
Age:
27
College:
Utah
Hometown:
Casper, Wyo.
Experience:
5
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 64 62
2013 DEN 16 16
2012 DEN 16 16
2011 DEN 16 16
2010 DEN 16 14

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Biography

Fifth-year offensive guard who has not missed a game in his four-year pro career ... Started 62 (54 at LG, eight at RT) of 64 games during his first four seasons with Denver ... Earned his first Pro Bowl selection in 2012 after allowing just one sack and finishing the season as the only Broncos player to participate in every offensive or defensive snap ... Named the Broncos’ Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee for his work in the community during the 2012 season ... Opened all 16 games during the 2011 regular season and started both playoff contests, helping the league’s top rushing offense (164.5 ypg.) set the franchise single-season rushing mark ... Named to The Sporting News’ All-Rookie Team in 2010 after opening eight contests at left guard and six contests at right tackle, becoming the first NFL rookie since Andre Gurode (Dal., 2002) to start at least six games at two of the three positions along the offensive line (C, G, T) ... Called for just four holding penalties during his first three NFL seasons ...

PRO: Fifth-year offensive guard who has not missed a game in his four-year pro career ... Started 62 (54 at LG, eight at RT) of 64 games during his first four seasons with Denver ... Earned his first Pro Bowl selection in 2012 after allowing just one sack and finishing the season as the only Broncos player to participate in every offensive or defensive snap ... Named the Broncos’ Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee for his work in the community during the 2012 season ... Opened all 16 games during the 2011 regular season and started both playoff contests, helping the league’s top rushing offense (164.5 ypg.) set the franchise single-season rushing mark ... Named to The Sporting News’ All-Rookie Team in 2010 after opening eight contests at left guard and six contests at right tackle, becoming the first NFL rookie since Andre Gurode (Dal., 2002) to start at least six games at two of the three positions along the offensive line (C, G, T) ... Called for just four holding penalties during his first three NFL seasons ...

2013: Started all 16 regular-season games for the third-straight season ... Was part of an offensive line unit that allowed the fewest sacks (20) in the NFL, as well as the most games allowing zero sacks (6) ... Was a member of an offensive line group that was named a collective offensive player of the week by Sports Illustrated’s Peter King for its performance in which it allowed zero sacks and zero quarterback hits against the NFL’s top-ranked sack defense on 11/17 vs. K.C.  ... Started all three postseason contests ... Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack in Denver’s divisional-round win on 1/12 vs. S.D. ... Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack or a QB hit in the AFC Championship game on 1/19 vs. N.E.  ...

2012: Started all 16 regular-season games at LG for the second consecutive season and was selected to play in his first career Pro Bowl ... Was the only Bronco to play every offensive or defensive snap and allowed just one sack on the season ... Named the Broncos’ Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee for his efforts in the community ... Was one of four starting guards to not allow a sack through the first 13 weeks of the season ... Threw a key block down the field on wide receiver Demaryius Thomas’ 71-yard touchdown catch-and-run on 9/9 vs. PIT that marked QB Peyton Manning’s 400th career touchdown pass ... Started at left guard in Denver AFC Divisional Playoff game on 1/12 vs. BAL ...

2011: Started all 16 regular-season games and both playoff contests for Denver at left guard ... Part of the only offensive line in the NFL to open every regular-season game with the same five individuals ... Helped the Broncos finish first in the league in rushing with a team-record 164.5 yards per game on the ground ...

2010: Selected by the Broncos in the second round (45th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft ... Appeared in all 16 games (14 starts), opening six contests at RT before starting the final eight games at LG ... Became the first rookie since Andre Gurode (Dal., 2002) to start at least six games at two of the three positions along the offensive line (C, G, T) ... Was one of six NFL rookie offensive linemen to start at least 14 games in 2010, earning him a spot on The Sporting News’ All-Rookie Team ... Called for just two penalties (15 yds.) during the season ... Started at RT on 9/12 at JAX.

COLLEGE: Played 51 career games (50 starts), earning first-team All-Mountain
West Conference accolades in his final two seasons ... Recorded 313 career knockdown/key blocks to go along with 45 touchdown blocks while opening 38 contests at left tackle and 12 games at left guard ... Received first-team All-America honors from the Football Writers Association and College Football News as a senior and was chosen as the 2009-10 MWC Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Voted a finalist for the Wuerffel Trophy (athletics, academics and community) and was a Lowe’s Senior CLASS second-team All-American ... Named Utah’s Top Offensive Lineman as a junior with a career-best 109 knockdowns/key blocks in addition to 13 touchdown blocks ... Earned his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering.

PERSONAL: Native of Casper, Wyo. ... Was a team captain and three-year starter at Hillcrest (Utah) High School where he did not miss a game during his career ... Started along the offensive and defensive lines, totaling 93 tackles, six sacks and one interception on defense and allowing zero sacks on offense as a senior to earn first-team all-state and all-region honors ... Earned a postgraduate scholarship from the NCAA for his classroom performance ... Stepfather, Joe Legerski, is the women’s basketball coach at the University of Wyoming ... Full name is Zane Dae Beadles ... Twitter handle is @ZaneBeadles.

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