Marshall football: Hula Bowl no vacation for Herd’s Beckett | Marshall University

HUNTINGTON — Marshall linebacker Tavante Beckett was in Hawaii this week, but it wasn’t for vacation.

The 2020 Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year saw this week’s Hula Bowl as a major business trip in his quest to play in the NFL.

Beckett feels like he did exactly that after showcasing his skills this week in front of NFL scouts prior to Sunday’s 9:30 p.m. contest, seen on CBS Sports Network.

“It was personal for me to come out here and show them that I’m one of the best players in the country,” Beckett said. “To get that, I

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