Beal is the highest player selected in the NFL Supplemental Draft since the Cleveland Browns drafted wide receiver Josh Gordon in the second round in 2012. He is the first player to be taken in the supplemental draft since 2015, when offensive lineman Isaiah Battle went in the fifth round to the Rams.
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Beal earned three letters at Western Michigan and was a Second Team All-Mid-American Conference selection this past season as a junior. He finished 2017 with two interceptions, one forced fumble, 26 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss and 10 pass breakups. His first career interception came against No. 3 overall pick Sam Darnold in WMU's 2017 season-opener at No. 4 ranked USC.