|High School:||Troy HS|
2012 — Made one unassisted tackle in win at Arizona State.
2011 — Began the season as Oregon’s starting placekicker before being sidelined with injury after the loss against LSU … Kicked off 55 times for 3409 yards, avergaing 62.0 yards per kick … Had four solo tackles on the season, including one in win over Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl … First career fumble recovery in win at Stanford … Attempted two field goals on the year, making both vs. the Tigers with a season long 30 yards … Returned in win vs. Washington, kicking off four times, averaging 62.0 yards … Drilled all three field goal attempts and added an extra point to lead the Green Team to a win in the spring game … Cleared 325 pounds on the bench press during winter conditioning to lead all kickers and quarterbacks.
2010 — All-Pac-10 fourth team according to Phil Steele Publications … Ranked fourth in the Pac-10 and 36th nationally in scoring with an average of 8.08 points per game … Ranked eighth on the UO single-season scoring list with 97 points … Made his first eight field goal attempts of the season and finished 10 for 13 … .769 FG percentage was good for 10th in a single season at Oregon … Averaged 64.5 yards on 95 kickoffs with 11 touchbacks … Hit on his first 59 PAT kicks of the year before missing following UO’s first touchdown at Oregon State … Rushed for a pair of 2-point conversions, including one in the BCS Championship Game vs. Auburn … Converted his only field goal attempt in the title game - a 28-yarder - to give UO an early 3-0 lead … Made 1 of 2 field goals in the Civil War … Had first FG misses of the season (37 and 48 yards) at Cal … Connected on his lone field goal attempt of 29 yards and rushed for a 2-point PAT in win vs. Washington … Perfect on single field goal attempts at USC (34), vs. UCLA (29) and vs. Stanford (22) … Equaled school record by successfully converting 11 placements against Portland State, including field goals of 27 and 41 yards … Set career-high with 15 points against the Vikings … Made the most of his starting debut, connecting on both field goal attempts (37 and 42 yards) and converting all six PATs in win at Tennessee … Achieved the top mark among kickers and quarterbacks in the bench press (295 lbs) during winter testing.
2009 — Oregon's kick-off specialist in his freshman season ... Attempted one field goal (51 yards) against UCLA, which was blocked ... Utilized on 87 kickoffs, averaging 63.0 yards with 10 touchbacks, while allowing opponents an average starting field position of the 27-yard line.
2008 — Redshirt season.
BEFORE OREGON — Beard earned three letters in football, two in basketball and two in track at Troy High School in Fullerton, Calif. … Competed in the 100 meters, 4x100 and 4x400 meter relays during the track season while seeing time at running back, linebacker and place kicker in football … Helped lead the Warriors to the 2006 league title with a 12-1 record, the best in school history … Beard was twice named league player of the week his senior season and was named to the all-league team in 2006.
PERSONAL — Born Robert Owen Beard in Fullerton, Calif. Parents: Joseph and Leslie Beard. Family: One brother and one sister. High School (Coach): Troy High School (Jim Burton) 2008. Major: Psychology. Redshirt: 2008.
•4th Team all-Pac-10 (Phil Steele)