Inside Look with Leon Beckum
Nov. 2, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Fifth-year senior linebacker Leon Beckum suffered a knee injury in the season opener that sidelined him seven weeks. Since his return, Beckum leads the Hoosiers with his 21 tackles and 14 solos.
Beckum sat down with IUHoosiers.com for a quick Q&A:
Coming off an injury, any kind of new perspective sitting on the sidelines?
Being from Bloomington, what's it like to play at Indiana?
Talk about the feeling of going from a walk-on to a captain to start your senior season:
What does the Old Oaken Bucket Game mean to you?
Talk about your versatility. You've played all three linebacker positions. What kind of mentality does it take to do that?
What's it like working with Coach Ekeler every day?
Talk about the balance of academics and playing, after earning Academic All-Big Ten the past few years:
If you could go any where in the world, where would you go and why?
"I would probably end up going back to California. I went to California with Jeff Thomas over the summer and it was a great experience. I'd probably try to go there. California is a great place with great scenery."
If you could pick anyone to have dinner with, who would it be?
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