Height 6'2"
Weight 205
Year Sophomore
Hometown Hinsdale, Ill.
High School Hinsdale Central H.S.
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience 1 Letter
School: CC
Birthdate November 14, 1998




Saw action in eight of 10 games as a first-year quarterback … Served as a backup quarterback and key ballcarrier in short yardage situations … Tied for team-lead in touchdowns scored (eight) and finished with 48 points, which ranked second in scoring on the squad … Responsible for nine touchdowns (one passing, eight rushing) on year … Ranked No. 36 nationally in rushing touchdowns (8), No. 73 nationally in scoring (6.0 points per game) and No. 66 nationally in total touchdowns (8) and also ranked among Ivy League leaders in scoring (No. 9 with 48 points) and touchdowns scored (No. 6 with 8) … Rushed for eight touchdowns and 13 yards on 22 carries and completed 1-1 passes for a touchdown of one yard on season … Averaged 1.0 touchdown per game (eight TDs in eight GP) … As a first-year, scored on his first rushing attempt and threw a touchdown pass on his first passing attempt … Registered two multi-touchdown games (Penn, at Dartmouth) … Scored one-yard touchdown run in season finale vs. Brown (Nov. 18) … Completed first career pass, a one-yard touchdown vs. Harvard (Nov. 4) … Scored a career-high two touchdowns on three carries at Dartmouth (Oct. 21) … Scored a career-high two rushing touchdowns on six carries vs. Penn (Oct. 14) … Scored rushing touchdown at Princeton (Sept. 30) … Rushed for a career-high nine yards on five carries and scored a touchdown vs. Georgetown (Sept. 23) … Scored first career rushing touchdown, a one-yard run up the middle on first career carry in season opener vs. Wagner (Sept. 16).




A 2017 graduate of Hinsdale Central High School in Hinsdale, Ill. where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Dan Hartman … Selected to the IHSFCA Class 8A All-State Team as a senior quarterback … Named the West Suburban Conference Player of the Year and All-Conference First Team honoree … Earned Dupage County All-Area Football honors … Two-time Pioneer Press All-Area selection … Named to the Champaign-Urbana News Gazette All-State honorable mention squad … Played quarterback and punter for Red Devils … Career statistics include 2,221 passing yards and 20 touchdowns, 554 rushing yards and 14 rushing touchdowns … Totaled 1,839 total yards of offense, threw for 1,462 yards and 13 touchdowns and only two interceptions, completed 68 percent (117 of 172) of his passes and rushed for 377 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior … Named team captain and team MVP as a senior … Named the Chicago Tribune High School Athlete of the Month in October … Guided the Red Devils to a West Suburban Silver Division title, 9-1 overall and 6-0 conference record, No. 2 state ranking, a nine-game win streak, the school’s first conference title in 12 years and state playoff appearance as a senior quarterback … Led the Red Devils from a 4-5 record as a junior to an undefeated 9-0 record as a senior, the school’s first undefeated regular season since 2004 … The Red Devils dropped a 33-23 first round playoff loss to Waubonsie Valley despite a three touchdown day (two rushes and a pass) … Scored four touchdowns (two passing and two running), completed 21 of 26 passes for 188 yards vs. Lyons … Threw for three touchdowns and a career-high 218 yards including a 67-yarder vs. York … Threw three touchdown passes and 188 yards and completed 12 of 17 passes vs. American Fork … Threw for 200 yards and a touchdown, including a 65-yarder, completed 15 of 21 passes vs. Glenbard West … Rushed for 143 yards on 12 carries (11.9 yards per carry) with a 74-yard touchdown run and completed five of eight passes for 53 yards vs. Oak Park-River Forest … Finished with 880 total offensive yards, threw for 699 yards and seven touchdowns, completed 46 of 91 passes and seven touchdowns and rushed for 181 yards and six touchdowns while splitting time at quarterback as a junior … Threw for 144 yards and a touchdown on 10 of 14 completions vs. Downers Grove South … Threw for two touchdowns vs. O’Fallon … Saw action in three games as a sophomore and scored first touchdown vs. York … Dean’s List and Honor Roll student … National Honor Society member … Volunteer coach in a youth basketball league.




Born Joshua Daniel Bean on November 14, 1998 in Atlanta, Ga. … Son of Dan and Elizabeth Bean … Has a sister Alyson … Both parents attended the University of Michigan … Is a Detroit sports fan (Lions, Pistons, Red Wings, Tigers) … Favorite sports figure is Tom Brady … Committed to Columbia in July, 2016 … Chose Columbia because of its perfect combination of athletics and academics and location in New York City … Chose Columbia over Holy Cross, Princeton, Harvard, Brown, Ball State, Illinois, Illinois State, Miami, Ohio, Northern Illinois and Wyoming … Enrolled at Columbia College … Intends to major in Economics or Business.


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