Brandon Beane has received a top honor from his hometown.
The Bills' general manager was inducted into the Stanly County Sports Hall of Fame Monday, May 23rd.
Brandon Beane was born in Norwood, North Carolina which is in Stanly County. Beane and four others were honored at Pfeiffer University at 6 pm. They feature Beane (Class of 2020) alongside Titans' defensive tackle Denico Autry (Class of 2022), Craig Cordes (Class of 2020), Bengals' defensive tackle B.J. Hill (Class of 2022), and Charles "Cally" Kirk, Sr. (Class of 2020).
Beane is deserving of this high honor and has been instrumental in the team building of two NFL franchises. Beane served as a front office executive with many roles during his 18-year tenure in Carolina. Beane's Panthers were NFC Champions twice and unfortunately lost both Super Bowl appearances. Beane then move to Buffalo to take over the GM position in 2017 and has been instrumental in the building of this Super Bowl contending team.
The Master of Ceremonies for the event was Dean Jordan, a Stanly County Sports Hall of Fame member, who currently serves as director of global sports media rights for Wasserman Media Group. The Keynote speaker for the ceremony was John Swofford, former Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner and former athletic director at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.