Nub Beamer

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Nub Beamer
Born: (1936-02-14) February 14, 1936 (age 83)
Roseburg, Oregon
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status International
Position(s) FB
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight210 lb (95 kg)
College Oregon State
Career history
As player
19591963 BC Lions
CFL West All-Star 1962, 1963

Nub Beamer (born February 14, 1936) is a former all-star Canadian Football League fullback.

Canadian Football League Professional Canadian football league

The Canadian Football League is a professional sports league in Canada. The CFL is the highest level of competition in Canadian football. The league consists of nine teams, each located in a city in Canada. They are divided into two divisions: four teams in the East Division and five teams in the West Division.

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High school

Beamer as a senior became the first football player at Roseburg High (Roseburg, OR) to receive first-team all-state honours.

College

Beamer accepted a scholarship offer from Oregon State University and spent the next four years in Corvallis. He played a major role on the 1956,1957 and 1958 Beaver teams. He played in the 1957 Rose Bowl loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes, scoring a touchdown.

Oregon State University Public university in Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Oregon State University (OSU) is a public research university in Corvallis, Oregon. The university offers more than 200 undergraduate degree programs along with a variety of graduate and doctoral degrees. It is also the largest university in the state, with a total enrollment exceeding 28,000. More than 230,000 students have graduated from OSU since its founding. The Carnegie Foundation designates Oregon State University as a "Community Engagement" university and classifies it as a doctoral university with a status of "Highest research activity".

The 1957 Rose Bowl was a college football bowl game played on January 1, 1957. In the game, the 43rd Rose Bowl, the Iowa Hawkeyes defeated the Oregon State Beavers by a score of 35–19 in a rematch of a regular season contest at Iowa City where the home team won 14-13. Hawkeyes quarterback Ken Ploen was named the Rose Bowl Player of the Game.

Iowa Hawkeyes intercollegiate sports teams of the University of Iowa

The Iowa Hawkeyes are the athletic teams that represent the University of Iowa, located in Iowa City, Iowa. The Hawkeyes have varsity teams in 24 sports, 11 for men and 13 for women. The teams participate in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and are members of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, the school's athletic director is Gary Barta.

Professional

He moved north to Canada in 1959, playing with the BC Lions. He was a bruising fullback, and was an all-star twice, in 1962 when he rushed for 1161 yards (only the second Leo, after Willie Fleming to do so), and in 1963 (914 yards) when he played in their Grey Cup loss. He rushed for 3662 yards in his career. [1] A pair of concussions in 1963 forced Beamer to retire and become a stockbroker.

BC Lions Canadian football team based in Vancouver

The BC Lions are a professional Canadian football team competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, the Lions play their home games at BC Place.

Willie Fleming Player of American and Canadian football

Willie Fleming is a former professional Canadian football player with the Canadian Football League's BC Lions. Fleming played collegiately as a halfback at the University of Iowa, where he was a member of the Hawkeyes' 1959 Rose Bowl championship team. He is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, the BC Sports Hall of Fame, and the BC Lions Wall of Fame. Fleming's number 15 jersey is one of eight numbers retired by the Lions. In 2003, Fleming was voted a member of the BC Lions All-Time Dream Team as part of the club's 50th anniversary celebration. In 2006, Fleming was voted to the Honour Roll of the CFL's Top 50 players of the league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN.

Grey Cup Championship game and trophy of the Canadian Football League

The Grey Cup is the name of both the championship game of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the trophy awarded to the victorious team playing in the namesake championship of professional Canadian football. It is contested between the winners of the CFL's East and West Divisional playoffs and is one of Canadian television's largest annual sporting events. The Toronto Argonauts have the most Grey Cup wins (17) since its introduction in 1909, while the Edmonton Eskimos have the most Grey Cup wins (11) since the creation of the professional CFL in 1958. The latest, the 106th Grey Cup, took place in Edmonton, Alberta, on November 25, 2018, when the Calgary Stampeders defeated the Ottawa Redblacks 27–16.

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