Dordt College News

Beckwith Joins Defender Football

May 14, 2013

(Tuesday, May 14; Sioux Center, Iowa)  DJ Beckwith,  a senior at Sunshine Bible Academy, has announced his intention to attend Dordt College and join the Defender football program.

Beckwith totaled 121 tackles on defense with two forced fumbles while earning Class B All-State honors at linebacker.  He also had nine receptions for 199 yards in 2012.  As a junior Beckwith had 115 tackles with one sack, a forced fumble and caught 16 passes for 219 yards.  He claimed all-conference honors in 2011 and 2012 and was an academic all-state selection in 2012.  Beckwith is listed 5-11 and 160 pounds.

DJ is the son of Paul and LuAnne Beckwith of Pierre, South Dakota.  He plans to study criminal justice and political science at Dordt College.

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