Drew Beesley has heartfelt message for Michigan State with college career coming to an end
No. 11 Michigan State ended their fantastic 2021 season with a big 31-21 win over No. 13 Pittsburgh in the Peach Bowl.
This game was a great send-off for some of Michigan State’s stars and leaders on both sides of the ball. One of those leaders in graduate senior Drew Beesley gives his touching farewell to the team in a Twitter post on Saturday morning.
— Drew Beesley (@drew_beesley85) January 1, 2022
Beesley has been through a lot with Michigan State since arriving in the 2016 season. Michigan State went 3-9 in the 2016 season, followed by a 10-3 rebound season in 2017. In the final two years of Mark Dantonio as head coach in 2018 and 2019, Michigan State accumulated an overall record of 14-12.
Last season, Michigan State went 2-5 in the first limited season under new head coach Mel Tucker. Finally, this season, Michigan accounted for an overall record of 11-2 with a stellar 37-33 home win over Michigan.
Beesley has been through the good times and the bad with Michigan State. Beesley finishes his career accounting for 76 total tackles, 44 solo tackles, 17 tackles for loss, ten sacks, five pass breakups, two forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries. This season, he has accounted for 29 total tackles, 17 solo tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, two pass breakups, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery.