2004 Team Captain
2003 Team Walk-On Player of the Year
2003 Team Hammer Award (Most Big Hits)
An outstanding competitor and leader, who was voted to be a team captain by his teammates for 2004 ... A walk-on back who proved himself to be a solid contributor last season as a blocking back and on special teams ... An excellent athlete who hopes to get more chances at carrying the ball this season ... Enters the fall at No. 3 on the depth chart at tailback ... Changed his jersey number to 5 after wearing 8 in 2003.
Named Mizzou's walk-on player of the year for his efforts on special teams and as a primary blocking back on short yardage and goal-line situations for the MU offense ... Delivered several crushing blocks throughout the course of the year, and was awarded with the team's Hammer Award at the awards banquet, which is given each year to the person with the most big hits on each side of the ball ... Won the team's big hit award three times during the year, for blows delivered in games against Eastern Illinois, Middle Tennessee State and Texas Tech ... Carried 3 times on the year for 7 yards, and also caught 1 pass that went for a loss of 2 yards ... Was part of MU's kickoff return team that was very solid (20.8 yards per return).
A three-sport standout at Owensville High School, including football, wrestling and track ... Two-time 1st-team all-state linebacker as a junior and senior ... Was a two-time all-conference and all-district running back and linebacker, as well ... Rushed for 912 yards and 14 TDs as a senior, and added 115 tackles, 3 sacks and 4 interceptions on defense ... Had 1,252 yards rushing and 22 total TDs as a junior, and added 120 tackles and 3 sacks on a team that won conference and district championships ... Had 96 tackles and 1 interception as a sophomore and added 220 yards rushing ... Was a four-time Four Rivers Conference wrestling champion and four-time state qualifier ... Won a state title in 1999, and finished 4th in 1998 and 6th in 1997 ... Was a state qualifier in track in the 300-meter hurdles in 1998 who left as his school's record holder in both the 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles ... An outstanding student who was the senior class president, National Honor Society president and a finalist for the Missouri High School Heisman ... Coach - Paul Day.
Full name - Beau Lester Viehmann ... Son of Lester and Kathy Viehmann ... Father is a teacher and coaches football and track at Owensville High School, while his mother is a teacher at Linn Elementary ... Is enrolled in the MU Sinclair School of Nursing ... Coach - Paul Day.
VIEHMANN CAREER STATISTICS
G-GS Rush-Yd.Avg. TDs Long Rec.-Yd TDs
2003 13-0 3-7 2.3 0 5 1-(-2) 0
Totals 13-0 3-7 2.3 0 5 1-(-2) 0