Josh Beekman is currently an offensive graduate assistant coach with Florida International University.
Beekman was a decorated offensive guard for Boston College from 2002-06 and he started 37 straight games for the Eagles from 2004-06. As a senior team captain, Beekman earned Associated Press First-Team All-America honors and he was also the receipt of the 2006 Jacobs Blocking Trophy for the most valuable blocker in the Atlantic Coast Conference, where he was First-Team All-Conference in 2006. He won the 2006 Scanlan Award an award given by the Boston College Varsity Club Award to the senior football player outstanding in scholarship, leadership, and athletic ability.
Josh was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft and spent three seasons with the team. He was a member of the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League and the Indianapolis Colts following his tenure with the Bears.
Ron Johnson Negotiates NFL Jaguars Player Contract
Ron was intimately involved in getting Josh signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 12, 2012 and he was on the active roster at the beginning of the season. Thereafter, Josh decided to pursue coaching opportunities for which Ron has been completely supportive, as he believes Josh Beekman is destined to be a super star in the field of coaching.