December 3, 2022

DITR: Nicholas Beckwith

Nicholas Beckwith is a class of 2023 safety and wide receiver for St. Thomas More High school. Standing at 6’3 and 190 pounds he can squat 205, clean 225, shuttle 4.21 and runs a 40 in 4.6 seconds. While dominating on the field through the state championship and all-district Beckwith maintains a 3.6 GPA in the classroom. His ability to read the field and his competitors are what make him stand out!

When did you start playing football?

I started playing around the age of 10. I always played with my dad and before starting tackle football I played flag football.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I have played basketball and ran track. I competed in the long jump, 4×1, 4×2, and 200 yards.

Have you always played the position you play now?

When I was playing flag football I was wanting to be a receiver, but once I started playing tackle they put me at free safety. Once I started playing I loved the position.

Who would you say are some of your biggest influencers?

LeBron James, Tom Brady, and my dad.

What has been the highlight/biggest accomplishment of your football career so far?

Winning the state championship in 2020. Going undefeated and then making it to the end is something I won’t forget.

What motivates you to get out and practice every day?

New days and the goal to play football in college. Every day I wake up and I see it as an opportunity to learn and push myself more to be the best player I can be.

What do you feel your biggest strengths are?

My range, physicality, and my football IQ.

What has football taught you about life and about yourself in general?

If you have a goal in your life and you work hard towards it and trust the process, it will all pay off in the end.

What would be your cleats my cause?

Special ed students. There are a lot of special ed kids at my school and just having a platform to bring awareness to that is something I would be grateful for.

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