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Odell Beckham Jr

Wide Receiver (WR) #3 Baltimore Ravens
Birthday November 5, 1992
Age 31 years
Height 5' 11'
Weight 198 lbs
College LSU
Draft Year 2014
Draft Info 2014: Rd 1, Pk 12 (NYG)

Odell Beckham Jr. is a wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens. Born Odell Cornelious Beckham Jr. to Odell Beckham, Sr., and Heather Van Norman in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he played college football at LSU.  The New York Giants picked Beckham in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Odell has two half-siblings; a sister Jasmine Beckham and a brother Kordell Beckham. Beckham shares a close bond with both his siblings. His father, Beckham Sr., was a running back at Marshall High School and played as an RB at LSU from 1989 to 1992.

Besides, his mother, Heather also attended LSU where she was a track runner. She gave up her playing career after she became pregnant with Odell Beckham Jr. Heather later coached the Nicholls State University track and field team.

Talking about his personal life, Beckham Jr. is in a relationship with Lauren Wood. The duo has a son, Zydn Beckham who was born on February 17, 2022. The longtime partners announced Lauren’s pregnancy in November 2021.

Career Highlights

  • Beckham played college football at LSU from 2011 to 2013.
  • He decided to forgo his senior college season and entered the 2014 NFL Draft.
  • The New York Giants picked Beckham with the 12th overall pick in the first round of the 2014 Draft.
  • Beckham made his NFL debut in Week 5 against the Atlanta Falcons on October 5, 2014.
  • He recorded four receptions for 44 yards and a touchdown in his first match.
  • Beckham was named to the Pro Bowl in his first season. He became the only Giants rookie after Jeremy Shockey in 2002 to make the Pro Bowl.
  • Associated Press named Beckham the Offensive Rookie of the Year on January 31, 2015.
  • He was voted to the cover of Madden NFL 16, on May 13, 2015. He thus became the youngest player ever to grace the cover of Madden.
  • Beckham Jr. was selected to the Pro Bowl for a second consecutive year.
  • He finished the 2016 season with 101 receptions for 1367 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns.
  • In Week 5 of the 2017 season, Beckham suffered a fractured left ankle. He underwent surgery to repair the fracture that kept him sidelined for the rest of the season.
  • Beckham signed a five-year, $95 million contract extension with the Giants on August 27, 2018.
  • He was traded to the Cleveland Browns on March 13, 2019.
  • He played his first game for the Browns against the Tennessee Titans where he caught seven passes for 71 yards.
  • Beckham was waived by the Browns on November 8, 2021. He then signed a one-year contract with the LA Rams on November 11, 2021.
  • He spent the 2022 season as a free agent after suffering an ACL injury.
  • On April 9, 2023, Beckham signed a one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens.

Career Stats

SEASON TEAM GP GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2014 New York Giants 12 11 91 1305 14.3 80 12 7 35 5 13 0 1 1
2015 New York Giants 15 15 96 1450 15.1 87 13 1 3 3 3 0 2 0
2016 New York Giants 16 16 101 1367 13.5 75 10 1 9 9 9 0 3 1
2017 New York Giants 4 2 25 302 12.1 48 3 1 8 8 8 0
2018 New York Giants 12 12 77 1052 13.7 51 6 5 19 3.8 11 0 2 1
2019 Cleveland Browns 16 15 74 1035 14 89 4 3 10 3.3 11 0 1 1
2020 Cleveland Browns 7 7 23 319 13.9 43 3 3 72 24 50 1
2021 Cleveland Browns 6 6 17 232 13.6 26 0 2 14 7 10 0
2021 Los Angeles Rams 8 7 27 305 11.3 54 5
TOTAL 96 91 531 7367 13.5 89 56 23 170 7.4 50 1 9 4

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