[86] During the Week 15 game against the Carolina Panthers, Beckham was involved in multiple confrontations with cornerback Josh Norman. [218], Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream, "Alabama-LSU 2012 BCS National Championship lives on through NFL Draft", "Odell Beckham Jr. Makes Catch of the Year! [6] In football, he played wide receiver, quarterback, running back, and cornerback for the Greenies football team. Odell Beckham Sr. acknowledges fatherhood is a role that many men step into without guidance or support. As a standout track & field athlete, Beckham followed in his mother's footsteps to excel in the sprinting and jumping events while at Newman High. The contract is for five years and is worth $25 million. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Beckham played college football at nearby Louisiana State University (LSU) and was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. If Beckham meets all of his incentives, the deal can be pushed up to an eight-year and $48 million contract. 40 player in the nation. He chose Louisiana State University (LSU) over scholarship offers from Ole Miss, Nebraska, Tulane, and Tulsa, among others. 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Beckham has a younger brother, Kordell, and a younger sister, Jasmine. [142] Days after the game, he was fined $14,037 by the NFL for uniform violation. [11] His soccer club coaches offered Beckham a chance to try out for a junior national team program, but he did not want to spend the required time overseas considering his talents in other sports at home. Odell’s Father Was a Starting Running Back at LSU. [70][71], Beckham earned numerous accolades after the season, which sportswriters hailed as one of the greatest ever by a rookie. 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[108], On April 24, 2017, the Giants exercised Beckham's fifth year option. [35] In his role as a wide receiver and return specialist, Beckham was named the winner of the 2013 Paul Hornung Award, presented annually to the most versatile player in major college football. Odell Beckham Jr. and Ezekiel Elliot (Photo courtesy of Stacy Elliott). She was spotted watching Sonny in Ohio. [133] He finished the season with 77 receptions, 1,052 yards, six touchdowns, and threw two passes for touchdowns. [26] He finished first on the team in receiving yards with 713, second in receptions with 43, only behind Jarvis Landry's 56 receptions, and third on the team with two receiving touchdowns. [134] He was ranked 23rd by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019. [135], On March 13, 2019, Beckham was acquired by the Cleveland Browns, along with Olivier Vernon, in exchange for Jabrill Peppers, Kevin Zeitler, and the Browns' first- and third-round picks in the 2019 NFL Draft. The event was a fan meet-and-greet where for every selfie taken, Crest would make a donation to ShopRite. [82][83] In the next game, against the Washington Redskins, he had nine receptions for 142 yards and a touchdown. Earlier this month, Lauren hung out with Odell’s father Odell Beckham Sr. and his son Sonny. [62] With his 12 receptions, Beckham tied former Giants tight end Mark Bavaro for the most in a game by a Giants rookie; Bavaro had 12 catches against the Cincinnati Bengals on October 13, 1985. [72][73] On January 31, 2015, Beckham was named Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press. [74] He was also awarded the 2014 Pro Football Writers Association Offensive Rookie of the Year Award. He also joined Bill Groman as the only rookies to have over 700 receiving yards in a six-game span. [217] In 2018, alongside his then-Giants teammate Brad Wing, he appeared in the music video for the Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande song "Bed". The father of Odell Beckham Jr. took to Instagram on Thursday to rip New York Giants co-owner John Mara. [201] After the NFL Combine, Beckham planned on challenging Van Norman to a race in the 40-yard dash. [127] He followed that up with eight receptions for 136 yards in a 20–13 loss to the Washington Redskins. He recalled becoming a father to Odell Jr. while being a football star at LSU. [93], Beckham entered the 2016 season with a new head coach, Ben McAdoo, after Tom Coughlin resigned from his position as the Giants' head coach. [124] In addition, Beckham finished with eight receptions for 131 receiving yards as the Giants lost 31-33. Beckham started the 2012 BCS National Championship Game in his first year playing for the LSU Tigers, and won the Paul Hornung Award following his junior season in 2013. [103] In 2016, Beckham started all 16 games for the first time in his career and finished with 101 receptions, which was a career-high, 1,367 receiving yards, and ten touchdowns. In Week 9, Beckham wore Joker-inspired cleats against the Denver Broncos, which violated the NFL's policy on cleat colors. There’s a reason Odell is a football player. [132] Beckham was inactive for the final four games of the season due to a quad injury. [91] The Giants finished with a 6–10 record and missed the playoffs. [4] Beckham went on to win the 2014 Offensive Rookie of the Year award. OBJ revealed the wild … He is eldest of the three Beckham … “Having a son who is playing at this level was a whole new game for me. In basketball, Beckham lettered all four years and was an all-district selection his junior and senior years. [78] Beckham bounced back the following week against the Atlanta Falcons with seven receptions for 146 yards and one touchdown in the 24–20 defeat. Odell and Lauren had a date night with a group of … [158] Beckham finished the year with 23 catches for 319 yards and four touchdowns plus 2 rushes for 73 yards and a rushing touchdown in 7 games played. [138], In Week 4 against the Baltimore Ravens, Beckham was limited to only two receptions for 20 yards in the 40–25 win. Beckham has raised money and awareness over several topics, including cancer research, feeding hungry Americans, damage done by Hurricane Harvey and severe floods, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. [I'm] still working on it." That’s what this is about, fathers helping fathers. [68] On January 7, 2015, Beckham replaced Calvin Johnson in Pro Bowl due to injury. [202] Beckham has shown to be friends with many high-profile names, having ties to David Beckham, James Corden, Beyoncé, LeBron James, Drake,[203] and David Alaba, who is also his favorite soccer player. Earl Thomas is one of Odell Beckham Jr.'s favorite NFL players . [205] However, this achievement was short lived as CFL wide receiver Andy Fantuz recorded 50 one-handed catches in a minute to set the new world record.[206]. Odell Beckham Jr. is never one to stray far from the spotlight, and the NFL wide receiver is set for a starring role in the Cleveland Browns offense this season. He lent a hand with repairs by donating $500,000 of his own jersey sales. Beckham had four receptions for 28 yards in the loss. Beckham became the first player to record more than 75 receptions, 1,100 yards, and ten touchdowns in a rookie season, and broke the rookie record for the most average receiving yards per game. In 2016, he recorded his first 100-reception season and reached the NFL playoffs for the first time in his career, after helping the Giants to an 11–5 season record. All Rights Reserved. [76] Beckham is the youngest player ever to grace the cover of Madden. [92] He was a Pro Bowl selection for a second year in a row and was ranked 10th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016. [59] He also broke Bill Groman's and Randy Moss's rookie record for consecutive games with 90 or more receiving yards in a season. [28][29] On August 31, in the Tigers' regular season opener, he had five receptions for 118 receiving yards in the 37–27 victory over #20 TCU at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. [143] Like his son, Odell Sr. played football at LSU -- and was the starting running back for the Tigers when Odell was born in 1992. Odell … [120] In his first game back from injury, he recorded 11 receptions for 111 yards in the season-opening 20–15 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Beckham played college football at nearby Louisiana State University (LSU) and was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. [11], Regarded as a four-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com, Beckham was rated as the No. With 61 catches over seven games, Beckham also set the record for most ever receptions by an NFL rookie in a seven-game span. NFL Network’s "Catching Odell" provides a behind-the-scenes look into the life of New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. . [56] On December 8, 2014, the Pro Football Hall of Fame put Beckham's game-worn jersey from his famous one-handed catch game against Dallas on display. [66] Beckham also had 12 receptions and a receiving touchdown against the Eagles, which tied Torry Holt for most games with at least ten receptions, 100 receiving yards, and one receiving touchdown in a season with four. “You learn as you go, but as long as you are willing to learn and want to be responsible for your child[ren] you are moving in the right direction,” Beckham Sr. states. [116] In four games, Beckham finished the 2017 season with 25 receptions for 302 yards and three touchdowns. [80] In a 52-49 shootout with the New Orleans Saints in Week 8, Beckham had eight receptions for 130 yards and three touchdowns. 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Odell Cornelious Beckham Jr. is an American football wide collector for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL).He was born on November 5, 1992, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.As of 2019, Odell… [148] On January 21, 2020, Beckham underwent core muscle surgery.[149]. [136], In Beckham's first game with the Browns, he caught seven passes for 71 yards as the Browns lost at home to the Tennessee Titans 13–43. Beckham was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He's the fourth rookie in NFL history to have at least 1,300 receiving yards in a season, and the only rookie to have at least 90 receptions and 10 receiving touchdowns in a season. He was required to change the cleats during halftime. [204], On January 29, 2015, during a live ESPN broadcast from Glendale, Arizona, home of Super Bowl XLIX, Beckham, partnering with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, attempted to establish a new world record for the most one-handed catches made in a minute. 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