The New England Patriots concluded their draft Saturday by taking inside linebacker Steve Beauharnais of Rutgers with the 235th overall pick and their second seventh-round selection.
It was the third player from Rutgers chosen by New England in the draft, joining cornerback Logan Ryan (83rd overall) and safety Duron Harmon (91st).
Beauharnais had 83 tackles for the Scarlet Knights...
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April 27, 2013
Bill Belichick‘s infatuation with Rutgers continued on Saturday.
After taking a pair of Rutgers defensive backs in Round 3 on Friday night, the Patriots went back to the depths of New Brunswick, N.J. for their final selection in the 2013 NFL draft.
This time they drafted Steve Beauharnais with in the seventh round (No. 235 overall) to close out this year’s draft class.
ORLANDO -- The defense scored Rutgers' only touchdown, held Virginia Tech to 196 yards of offense and forced 11 punts and three turnovers but it wasn't enough as Rutgers fell 13-10 in the Russell Athletic Bowl, and afterward Steve Beauharnais talked about the disappointment.
CINCINNATI -- Middle linebacker Steve Beauharnais had an interception that helped ice the game for No. 22 Rutgers against Cincinnati. Beauharnais went 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com to discuss his big day and why he feels defensive coordinator Robb Smith is a "defensive mastermind."
PHILADELPHIA -- Seniors Steve Beauharnais and Mark Harrison each played a key role in the 45-point swing for Rutgers in yesterday's win over Temple. Speaking after the victory, Harrison and Beauharnais both discussed what it means to be 7-0.
Spring camp is over and the Rutgers football team has another week off before regrouping for summer classes. Coming out of the spring, ScarletReport.com is here to individually break down every expected member of the summer two-deep. Today, we offer a breakdown of first-team middle linebacker Steve Beauharnais.