April 11, 2024

Lions Add Former Wofford College Standout LB Joe Beckett

The BC Lions announced today the signing of American linebacker Joe Beckett to the training camp roster.

Beckett (6โ€™2, 240 lbs)- moved north to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for 2023 training camp and would go on to register four tackles in two pre-season contests before his release on June 3.

The native of South Carolina attended rookie mini-camp with the New York Giants in 2022 after a standout career at Wofford College where he registered 183 total tackles, 14.5 tackles, 6.5 sacks, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery. Beckett led the Terriers with 80 tackles in his senior season of 2021.