Jon Beason Finishes Season in Record-Breaking Fashion


Panthers middle linebacker Jon Beason wrapped up his 2009 season with 169 tackles. He beat his own record of 160 set in 2007.

Two years ago, Beason broke what was a nine-year old record of 158 tackles set in 1998 by former linebacker Michael Barrows, who is also a product of the University of Miami.

In his rookie season (2007), he finished second behind San Francisco’s Patrick Willis in tackles for a rookie with 140.

Beason also finished the 2009 season with three sacks, seven passes defensed, three interceptions for 46 yards, and a forced fumble.

Beason was not a Pro Bowl selection this year.