2013: Recipient of UGA Athletic Achievement Award for exhibiting intense focus and/or displaying a marked improvement in the classroom over the course of the past academic year.
2012: Appeared in 14 games making two starts ... Started his first game at left tackle at Auburn ... Recipient of the James E. Farish Football Scholarship.
Junior College: Coffeyville CC ... Honorable mention 2011 NJCAA All-American team ... SuperPrep JUCO 100 ... First team All-Jayhawk Conference 2011 ... Rivals.com three-star prospect ... Scout.com three-star prospect ... 247Sports.com three-star player, Ranked #50 among JUCO prospects nationally ... Coffeyville CC Head Coach: Darian Dulin.
High School: Minor HS ... Honorable mention Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State Team 2009 ... Birmingham News All-West Metro Team ... Participated in 2009 Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game ... Ranked as #12 in the state of Alabama according to Maxpreps.com following his senior season ... Originally signed with Troy University before choosing to attend Coffeyville Community College ... High School Coach: Randy Cook.
Personal: MARK BEARD ... Born Dec. 1, 1991 ... Major: Sociology.