The Miami Mustangs know they have a problem with their offensive line. So in this years rookie draft the Mustangs went after some much need help at the guard position. Miami picked Beau Benzschawel with the first pick of the 2019 rookie draft. Benzschawel a graduate of Wisconsin University was a stand out Guard for the Badgers. After redshirting the 2014 season, Benzschawel battled a knee injury before his redshirt freshman season. During his sophomore season, Benzschawel started every game at offensive guard. Preceding his junior season, Benzschawel was named a pre-season All American by USA Today. He injured his leg early in the season against Florida Atlantic. After being listed as questionable in the injury report for the following game,he wound up playing against BYU.
After the season, he was named a third-team All-American. He projected as a mid-round pick, with reports highlighting his awareness and long arms. Eventually, he decided not to enter the 2018 NFL Draft, after consulting with the NFL Draft Advisory Board.
In August 2018, Benzschawel was named a preseason second-team All-America by CBS Sports. He was also named a preseason first-team All-American by USA Today and the Associated Press. At the end of the season, Benzschawel was named a Consensus All-American.
Miami is expecting great things from Beau. The Mustangs looked to have him as a started in a very short time. anchoring the offensive line.