Zachary Beard

  • joined Aug 25, 2009
  • last login Apr 15, 2014
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Student at Clemson University.

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Clemson Lands 3-Star DT Gage Cervenka

The Clemson Tigers land Defensive Tackle Gage Cervenka (6-3, 277); their second recruit from Greenwood, SC.

Clemson University: A Football Factory?

Since Dabo Swinney took the reigns of Clemson's football program back in 2008, Clemson's reputation for producing legitimate NFL prospects has seen a considerable boost. But just how much has the quality of players produced by Clemson improved?

Recruiting: The True Importance Of Mitch Hyatt

Roughly a month ago the nation's top offensive tackle recruit for 2015 committed to play football for Clemson University. What does the high-profile acquisition of Mitch Hyatt truly mean for the Tigers beyond a strengthened offensive line?


Farewell, Baltimore Beatdown

It is with great difficulty that I make the announcement that, as of today, I am stepping down from my duties as manager of this website. To avoid any speculation, this was a mutual decision...

Jim Hostler Out, Heads To Buffalo As Senior Offensive Assistant

Bills announced that Jim Hostler, the Ravens former WR coach, has been named the team’s senior offensive assistant.

Via Adam Schefter's Twitter

Community Conversation: Most Pressing Issue?

Join the debate! What issue do you think is most critical for the Baltimore Ravens to address in the upcoming off-season? Leave a comment telling us what you think!

Why So Many Former Texans?

In hiring three coaches that all worked together in the past and have an existing rapport, the Ravens have effectively made the awkward transition of bringing in a new regime significantly less awkward.

Jordan Matthews' senior year at a glance

Everything you could ever want to know about Jordan Matthews' senior year and more. Plus, what exactly makes this Commodore the best wide receiver in SEC history?

Have The Ravens Found Their Offensive Coordinator?

While nothing is ever certain it seems clear that Shanahan will become the Baltimore Ravens next offensive coordinator. Hopefully Shanahan will be able to kick-start the Ravens' offense and help legitimize their Super Bowl hopes in 2014.

A look at the Ravens' offensive offensive line

A comprehensive look at one of the many factors that led to the wildly ineffective Baltimore Ravens offense in 2013. (Spoiler alert: There will be Rex Ryan jokes).

NFL's Black Monday

Ah yes, Black Monday. Some of you history buffs may recognize these two words as the nickname for the day back in 1987 when stock markets all around the world crashed, but they take on a completely different meaning in the world of the NFL.

Meet The Prospects: WR Jordan Matthews

It's no secret that Matthews is one of my favorite players in the draft. In fact, I have done everything short of erecting a "Draft Matthews" billboard in the Beltway to express my adoration for this young prospect. But what makes him so special?

Ravens Fall To Bengals, Eliminated From Playoffs

Yes we lost, but there's a number of reasons Ravens fans should happy. Don't believe me? Well by all means, read on!

The Night Before Christmas

A classic poem to cap off your Christmas Eve! Merry Christmas everyone!


With this win, the Baltimore Ravens are now 6-1 at home this season; proving that there simply is snow place like home.

Connect On Twitter, Connect Our Community

Follow me on Twitter @OneHairyBeard

Ravens Shoot Down The Jets, Win 19-3

After a heart-breaking loss last week in overtime against the Chicago Bears, the Baltimore Ravens went into today's game desperately needing a win to stay in the hunt for a play-off berth. They got one.


Honestly, It's been a while since the last one so I can't remember the winner from the last one! But I promise not to disappoint on announcing this week's winner! So let's get on with it. Rules: -...

Ravens Topple Bengals In Overtime, Win 20-17

It certainly wasn't pretty, but the Ravens battled hard all day to pick up a much needed win in front of a packed home crowd just a minivan less than 71,000 people.

Is There A Place For Objectivity In Football?

A plea for objectivity and logic in a sport which is shrouded in a veil of subjectivity and sentiment.


Congratulations to Brian Adams who won last week's competition with his comment, "Young man, there's no need to feel down..." A reference to YMCA is always a winner in my books. I can't wait to see...

A Rivalry Renewed, Ravens Lose To Steelers 19-16

Oh man was that an exciting game. Despite the final score of the game not favoring the Ravens, it was an extremely exciting game which ended in typical Ravens/Steelers fashion: Exhilaration for one...

No Miracle Today, Ravens Fall to Packers 19-17

"Ugh" is an adjective now. Who knew?!


Congrats to mookie_20 who won last week's Create-A-Caption with his comment, "Please take Dickson with you." I almost died crying when I saw this one. I hope we see some more hilarious comments...

Ravens Stay Afloat, Sink Dolphins 26-23

Historically speaking, the Baltimore Ravens are 3-0 the week following a game where Joe Flacco throws 3+ interceptions, this impressive statistic continued this week as the Ravens held on to a late lead to escape Sun Life Stadium with a win.


Congratulations to Baltimore Bench who won last week's Create-A-Caption with his comment, "Are you not entertained?!" Very funny, bud. Good showing last week, but it's always awesome to see the...

Ravens "Picked" Apart By Bills, Lose 23-20

You're not gonna win many games when your offense plays like Baltimore's did today.


Unfortunately there were no winners to last week's Create-A-Captions, but hopefully there will be more participation in this week's edition! So let's get on with it! Rules: - Write a sentence, or...

Ravens Topple Texans, Win 30-9

Since a crushing week one loss to the Denver Broncos in which they allowed Peyton Manning to throw for 7 touchdowns, the Ravens' defense has bounced back tremendously; not allowing a single touchdown since.


Congratulations to Berkeley_Raven who won the last Create-A-Caption with his comment, "Nice Game, John. How Does It Feel To Win A Superbowl". Very funny, buddy, very funny indeed. I can't wait to...

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