|Cole Beasley Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||April 26, 1989|
|Spouse||Kyrstin Allain Willis|
Cole Beasley is an American professional football player who has represented the Dallas Cowboys (2012-2018), the Buffalo Bills (2019-2021, 2022), and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2022) in the NFL (National Football League – an American football league regarded as the highest professional level of the sport in the world), as a wide receiver. He was also a part of the New York Giants‘ offseason and practice squads in the latter half of 2023.
Cole Dickson Beasley
Bease, Beasley Blitz, Young 2% Milk
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States
Cole had attended the Little Elm High School, a public school in Little Elm, a city in Denton County, Texas.
After graduating high school, he accepted a scholarship from the Southern Methodist University (SMU), a private research university in University Park, a city in Dallas County, Texas. There, between 2008 and 2011, he represented the SMU Mustangs American football team.
Professional American Football Player
- Father – Mike Beasley (Retired High School American Football Coach)
- Mother – Danette Beasley
- Siblings – Shayne Beasley (Younger Brother)
- Others – He has a nephew.
- 11 – SMU Mustangs, Dallas Cowboys
- 10, 11 – Buffalo Bills
- 15 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- 9 – New York Giants
Cole Beasley’s net worth had been $14 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
79 kg or 174 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Cole has dated –
- Kyrstin Allain Willis (2012-Present) – Cole began dating an assistant attorney named Kyrstin Allain Willis in 2012 and the couple got married in July 2014. They have 3 children together – 2 sons named Ace Beasley (b. October 2014) and Everett Beasley (b. January 2017), and a daughter named Jovie Carter Beasley (b. January 2019).
Race / Ethnicity
He is of American descent.
- Toned physique
- Ever-changing hairstyle
- Affable smile
- Often sports a thick beard
- Has multiple tattoos on his left leg and left hand
Cole Beasley Facts
- Cole, in his sophomore season with the Southern Methodist University (SMU), won the 2009 edition (8th) of the Hawaii Bowl. It was SMU‘s first college football bowl game (one of a number of postseason games that are primarily played by teams belonging to the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (the highest level of college football in the United States)) since playing in the 1984 Aloha Bowl.
- Not picked by any franchise at the 2012 NFL Draft, he was signed up by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted ‘free agent’ (a player who is not under contract to any specific team and eligible to sign with other clubs/franchises; or a player who is under contract but allowed to solicit offers from other teams).
- It was an eventful start to Cole’s NFL career as he abruptly left the team’s training camp due to undisclosed personal reasons. He even considered retiring from the sport but made a sudden comeback. The following season (2013), he had the highest completion percentage of any receiver (with more than 10 targets) in the NFL.
- In the ‘Wild Card Round’ (the 1st stage of the NFL’s playoff (postseason) phase) of the 2014 NFL season, against the Detroit Lions, he made 4 catches – 3 for first downs – for 63 yards and recovered a fumble in a 24-20 victory.
- In the 2015 NFL season, Cole finished with 52 receptions (the joint 2nd-most for the Dallas Cowboys) for 537 yards and 5 touchdowns (the most for the team). In the 2016 NFL season, his 76.5% catch rate was the 2nd-highest among all wide receivers in the league.
- Besides his football career, he also has a keen interest in music. He released a single titled 80 Stings in 2017. The following year, he released his debut album titled The Autobiography. Soon, he also co-founded ColdNation Records, an independent label. Cole released another single (titled Sometimes) in January 2020.
- In the regular-season finale of the 2018 NFL season, he caught 6 passes for 94 yards. He also recorded the game-winning touchdown in a 36-35 away victory. In the ‘Wild Card Round’ of that season, against the Seattle Seahawks, he recorded 3 receptions for 28 yards in a 24-22 win. On March 13, 2019, he signed a 4-year contract worth USD 29 million with the Buffalo Bills.
- In the 2020 NFL season, Cole recorded career-highs with 82 catches and 967 yards. For his performances, he was included in the ‘Second-Team All-Pro‘. All-Pro is an honor bestowed upon professional American football players, usually exclusively limited to the major leagues, that designates the best player at each position during a given season.
- In the ‘Wild Card Round’ of that season, he caught 7 passes for 57 yards in a 27-24 win. His 7 catches were a career-high for a playoff game. After the season, he revealed that he had played through the season’s playoff phase with a partially broken fibula (calf bone).
- For his performances, Cole was ranked 96th on the ‘NFL Top 100 Players of 2021′ (the 11th season of the ‘NFL Top 100′, an annual TV series that counts down the top 100 players in the NFL – based on performances in the previous season and chosen by fellow NFL players).
- In late September 2022, he was signed to the practice squad of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. On October 5, 2022, he announced his retirement from competitive football.
- In mid-December 2022, he came out of retirement and re-signed with the Buffalo Bills. Cole played in 5 regular-season games in the 2022 NFL season. In the ‘Wild Card Round’ of that season, he recorded a receiving touchdown in the team’s 34-31 win.
- On July 21, 2023, he was signed up by the New York Giants. He was released on August 29, 2023, and re-signed to the team’s practice squad. On October 20, 2023, it was announced that he had been released from that practice squad at his request.
Featured Image by Cole Beasley / Instagram