PLAYER
Nick Becton
OT #67
Height:
6-6
Weight:
322
College:
Virginia Tech
Hometown:
Wilmington, NC
Experience:
4
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 6 0
2015 CHI 5 0
2014 NO 0 0
2013 SD 1 0

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Biography

Adds to the Detroit Lions offensive line depth. Most recently spent the last two seasons (2015-2016) on the Chicago Bears roster. Appeared in six career games before coming to Detroit.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as a free agent on July 31, 2017.
  • Placed on the Reserve/Injured list on August 11, 2016.
  • Released by the Bears on August 10, 2016.
  • Re-signed by the Bears on March 9, 2016.
  • Signed by the Bears to the active roster from the practice squad on October 6, 2015.
  • Signed by the Chicago Bears to the practice squad on September 8, 2015.
  • Released by the New Orleans Saints on September 5, 2015.
  • Signed by the Giants to the active roster from the practice squad on November 4, 2014.
  • Signed by the New York Giants to the practice squad on August 31, 2014.
  • Released by the Chargers on August 25, 2014.
  • Re-signed by the Chargers on January 14, 2014.
  • Signed by the Chargers to the practice squad on November 18, 2013.
  • Released by the Chargers on November 16, 2013.
  • Signed by the Chargers to the active roster from the practice squad on September 28, 2013.
  • Signed by the Chargers to the practice squad on September 1, 2013.
  • Released by the Chargers on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent on April 27, 2013.

 

PRO

Adds to the Detroit Lions offensive line depth. Most recently spent the last two seasons (2015-2016) on the Chicago Bears roster. Appeared in six career games before coming to Detroit.

2016: Spent the entire season on the Reserve/Injured list.

2015: Played in five games for the Bears.

  • Helped the offense win three out of his five appearances including back-to-back wins over the San Diego Chargers (11/9) and St. Louis Rams (11/15). 

2014: Signed to the New Orleans Saints active roster mid-season from the New York Giants practice squad.

2013: Finished the second half of the season on the San Diego Chargers practice squad.

  • Played in his first-career game against the Oakland Raiders in Week 5 (10/6).

COLLEGE

Appeared in 45 games and started in 13 for the Virginia Tech Hokies offensive line from 2009-12.

2012: Started in all 13 games at left tackle for the Hokies.

  • Played in over 1,000 snaps for the Virginia Tech offense.

2011: Appeared in all 14 games for the offensive line.

2010: Saw action in 12 games, including the Orange Bowl which saw the Hokies defeat Cincinnati, 20-7.

2009: Played in five games for the Hokies.

2008: Redshirted.

PERSONAL

Son of Nick Becton and Dale Pelsey-Becton. Attended New Hanover High School (Wilmington, NC.).

  • Rated the No. 26 offensive tackle in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc.
  • Listed as the No. 10 player in the Tar Heel State by Rivals.com.
  • Named first team all-state by The Associated Press as a senior.

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