News:Beckett Wales caught three passes for 38 yards including a 10-yard touchdown reception Saturday in the Pinstripe Bowl against West Virginia.
Analysis:Beckett Wales, a junior, had an inconsistent season. He had two touchdown receptions and finished with 35 receptions for 388 yards. He should have a bigger place in the offense next year after David Stevens has moved on.
News:Beckett Wales had a season-high seven receptions for 87 yards on Saturday against Cincinnati.
Analysis:Beckett Wales' previous highs were six catches and 69 yards. The Bearcat defense left him open repeatedly and quarterback Ryan Nassib hit him as a checkdown receiver. Wales has taken over as the feature tight end for the Orange.
News:Beckett Wales had four receptions for 69 yards and a touchdown on Friday against Connecticut.
Analysis:Beckett Wales was the featured tight end against the Huskies. He has been a nice check down receiver for quarterback Ryan Nassib. The touchdown was Wales' first of the season.
News:Beckett Wales, who had six receptions against Northwestern, will go back to second on the depth chart since David Stevens is returning, according to the Post-Standard.
Analysis:Beckett Wales did a nice job against the Wildcats of being a safety valve for quarterback Ryan Nassib. Stevens was out with a leg injury and if it should reoccur, Wales will be waiting. For now, Wales can be dropped in most leagues.
News:Beckett Wales acted as a nice checkdown target for quarterback Ryan Nassib with six receptions for 48 yards against Northwestern on Saturday.
Analysis:Beckett Wales started for injured tight end David Stevens and had a career game. In 2011, he had just three receptions for 25 yards. If Wales continues to start, he should get more opportunities.
News:Beckett Wales could start in place of David Stephens against Northwestern on Saturday, according to the Post-Standard.
Analysis:Beckett Wales had three receptions for 25 yards as a sophomore in 2011. The 6-3 junior could finally get a chance to get more targets after two years as a backup. The Orange offense uses the tight end often, so keep an eye on Wales.