Beasley Reece

Cornerback, American football player

1954 –

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Who is Beasley Reece?

Beasley Young Reece, Jr. is a former American football defensive back who had a nine-year NFL career from 1976 to 1984. He played for the Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, after attending college at North Texas State University.

After his retirement from playing Reece worked as a color commentator for NFL coverage on NBC and CBS, and served as an analyst for the 1992 Summer Olympics for NBC. During this time, he was the sports director for WVIT in Hartford, Connecticut. He would also work in at WTOG Tampa Bay. When he came to CBS, he joined KYW-TV in Philadelphia, and became their Sports Director, a position he has had since July 1998. Reece is an Eagle Scout and recipient of the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award.

Beasley also attended La Vega High School in Waco, Texas and is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

The Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia inducted Reece into their Hall of Fame in 2012.

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Born
Mar 18, 1954
Waco
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of North Texas
Lived in
  • Waco

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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