Beck’s mission started way before he stepped on the football field. He was raised by a Mormon family, in a church he’s devoted his life to. He knew he was going to have to eventually take two years off from football to go on a mission. “It’s the most important thing in my life: my family and my religion. Football is very important to me, but I had to keep things in perspective.”

So after graduating from high school, at 19, Beck traveled to Portugal for two years, learning the language in two months and began to preach his church’s message. no. 40 Overall Choice In The 2007 NFL Draft

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