CAL CAREER: (Career Stats): A member of the program for three seasons (2008-10), seeing action in five games off the bench while shuffling between the No. 2 and No. 3 quarterback positions ... completed 11-of-17 (64.7%) passes for 74 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions for a quarterback efficiency rating of 101.3 ... also rushed nine times for 23 yards and one score.
2011: Left the team during spring practice.
2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Started the season as the team's No. 2 quarterback and played off the bench during each of the first two contests but did not see action again ... had fallen to No. 3 in the quarterback pecking order when starter Kevin Riley suffered a season-ending injury in the eighth of 12 games at Oregon State and finished the season as Brock Mansion's backup ... recorded all of his passing stats in the season opener vs. UC Davis when he completed 6-of-8 passes for 29 yards, with no touchdowns or interceptions for a 105.4 quarterback efficiency rating ... also had six rushes for 34 yards and a touchdown on a four-yard run vs. UC Davis when he led Cal to 10 points against UC Davis as the Bears scored on two of the four drives he quarterbacked ... finished the season with seven rushes for 30 yards after being sacked for a four-yard loss against Colorado ... earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic recognition.
2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): Moved into the team's No. 2 quarterback role for the second half of the season after beginning the year in the No. 3 spot behind starter Kevin Riley and Brock Mansion ... played in his first three collegiate games all off the bench and completed 5-of-9 passes for 45 yards, with no touchdowns or interceptions and a passer efficiency rating of 97.6 ... also rushed two times for a loss of seven yards ... had his biggest game against Washington State when he was 3-of-3 for 21 yards, with both the passes completed and passing yardage season highs ... also got into games vs. Eastern Washington (1-1-0-17-0) and at Oregon (1-5-0-7-0), with the 17-yard completion against the Cougars a career-long ... ran twice for -7 yards vs. Oregon but did have a season-long five-yard gain, in addition to being sacked for a 12-yard loss.
2008: Redshirted ... named Cal's Co-Scout Team Player of the Year on offense.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rivals listed him as its No. 13 "pro-style" quarterback prospect in the country and a three-star recruit ... rated the No. 32 quarterback prospect in the country by ESPN and No. 39 according to Scout ... selected to the All-Far West team by SuperPrep ... as a senior, threw for 1,168 yards and 15 touchdowns while rushing for 1,063 yards and 12 scores ... earned first-team All-City and first-team All-Tri-River League honors during his junior season when he totaled nearly 1,300 yards passing and 15 touchdowns while adding 565 yards and four touchdowns on the ground ... led his squad to consecutive Division I championship games in his final two prep campaigns ... played in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl after his senior year.
PERSONAL: Full name is Beau Kevin Sweeney ... born February 15, 1990 ... parents are Kevin and Karen Sweeney ... his father was a record-setting quarterback at Fresno State and played for two seasons with Dallas in the NFL after being selected by the Cowboys in the seventh round of the 1987 NFL Draft ... grandfather, Jim Sweeney, was a longtime head football coach at Montana State (1963-67), Washington State (1968-75) and Fresno State (1976-77, 1980-96) ... major during his time at Cal was American studies.
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