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LSU junior linebacker Donne Alexander said Tuesday that Kendell Beckwith tore his ACL during the Florida game and has been rehabbing in LSU's training room.

Beckwith will not play in LSU's Bowl game vs. Louisville on New Year's Eve or the Senior Bowl on January 28. He will likely miss the NFL Combine but could participate in LSU's pro day which is normally in March. Per The Advocate:
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“We’ve been seeing him a lot lately because he’s been in the training room,” Alexander said. “We all go in there and pass by him and give him a few words and mess around.”

Alexander said Beckwith is hoping to be ready for LSU’s pro day, usually in March. Beckwith, projected as a second- to third-round draft pick, was invited to the Senior Bowl, scheduled for Jan. 28. The draft is set for April 27-29 in Philadelphia.

Beckwith could conceivably return for pro day, roughly four months away. Christian LaCouture tore his ACL in early August, and he returned to practice last week.
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Gumbo188 months
It is a shame you got hurt but I hope you get well soon Kendell!
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SaulGoodman88 months
Ah damn
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theBru88 months
Great Tiger, tremendous talent, have followed him since hi school...can only wish him The best of fortunes & health going forward...
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Spankum88 months
damn, this just flat sucks....
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Lexman188 months
Very sad news. Kendall is the leader of our defense, and should have been a high draft pick. You hate to see this. However, with his work ethic and determination, he will make it in the NFL. As Ghost Of Colby said, someone will get a top flight LB at a bargain price so to speak. We know it won't be the Saints, as they don't draft players from LSU. How's that working out?
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JustinT3788 months
They better draft him.
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AustinKnight88 months
Unfortunately this is exactly why players don't come back when they have a chance to go
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Ghost of Colby88 months
Damn. Rumors were true. He will attend combine, but for interviews only. Unfortunately will drop in the draft & will not be 100% during training camp or the start of the 2017 season. But will be a steal for someone.
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CL810088 months
he will be 100 percent for 2017 season. anyone doesnt take from last week or first week of december to heal up that long til september time frame. he will be ready 100 percent by then
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