#6

Marcus Beswick

Weight:

198 lbs

Height:

6' 1"

Position:

Defensive Back

College:

Saint Mary's

Birthdate:

Jan 23rd, 1983

Career Years:

7

Team:

Alumni

Highlights

2014

Played in all 18 regular season games in his sixth season with the Tiger-Cats, after re-signing with the team on February 11…registered 11 special team tackles…tied Tiger-Cats Rob Hitchcock for most special teams tackles by a Ticats (144) vs. Montreal on November 2. Playoffs: Played in both of the Tiger-Cats playoff games, including the 102nd Grey Cup vs. Calgary…made two special teams tackles.

2013

Played in 17 regular season games in his fifth season with the Tiger-Cats…spent week 14 at Toronto on the 4-man reserve list…led the CFL with 24 special teams tackles...scored first career touchdown on a 10–yard pass from Andy Fantuz vs. Montreal in the Touchdown Atlantic on September 21…named an East Division All-Star and the East Division’s Most Outstanding Special Teams Player. Playoffs: Played all three of the Tiger-Cats Playoff games, including the 101st Grey Cup vs. Saskatchewan…recorded one special teams tackle. 

2012

Played in 13 regular season games in his fourth season with the Tiger-Cats…spent the first five games of the season on the injury list…led the Ticats in special teams tackles with 18.

2011

Played in all 18 regular season games in his third season as a Tiger-Cat...led the CFL in special teams tackles with 27.

2010

Played in all 18 games in his second season as a Tiger-Cat...led the team with 22 special teams tackles. Playoffs: Played in the Ticats Eastern Semi-Final loss to Toronto. 2009: Played in 13 games in his first season as a Tiger-Cat…was on the injured list for five weeks…made his Ticats debut on July 1 against Toronto… was released by the Blue Bombers on May 15. Playoffs: Played in the Ticats East Semi-Final loss to B.C. 2008: Was selected by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the fourth round (31st overall) of the 2008 CFL Canadian Draft…made his CFL debut on August 1 at Toronto. Playoffs: Played in Winnipeg’s East Semi-Final loss to Edmonton.

2009

Marc signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on June 27, 2009.

College

Played two seasons (2006-07) at Saint Mary’s…recorded 40 defensive tackles (33 solo), five interceptions, twof forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and four pass breakups in 10 games…also returned two punts for 45 yards and one touchdown and 28 kickoffs for 711 yards…transferred from Butte Junior College, where he played three seasons.

Personal

Born January 23, 1983 in Vancouver, British Columbia… played for the Abbottsford Airforce of the Canadian Junior Football League.