Speedy defensive back who should compete for playing time at a cornerback position in 2015…Had a strong season for the Aggies in his first year of competition by being a leader on their special teams…Also had an outstanding spring practice by showing he can cover and make tackles in the run game…Improved his 40-second dash time by seven-tenths of a second (4.55) during the offseason…Can bench press 330 pounds which makes him one of the strongest defensive backs on the roster…Can also squat 360, power clean 270 and he has 30-inch vertical leap.
2014 Season: Played in 12 games with no starts…Mainly played special teams for the Aggies…Made 13 tackles (eight unassisted) and recovered a fumble…Seven of his tackles came on special teams…Recovered a blocked punt in the end zone during a 33-20 win at Delaware State on Oct. 18…Also had three tackles in the game.
2013 Season: Did not play in any games.
High School: Was named second-team All-Mecklenburg County on defense…Recorded 72 tackles, four sacks, four pass breakups, recovered a fumble and caused a fumble as a senior…Also had two rushing touchdowns during his senior season...As a track and field athlete, won the 2013 regional in the 110 hurdles...Earned a 3.3 grade point average and was named a part of the Top 100 Young Black Men.
Personal: Full name is Jerome Beatty...He is the son of Jerome and Caudia Beatty...Was born on January 14, 1995...Majors in chemical engineering.