Odell Beckham Jr was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and is the son of former LSU running back Odell Beckham Sr and All-America sprinter Heather Van Norman. Having two great athletes as parents only further helped Odell understand, at an early age, what it would take to be successful. He attended High School at Isidore Newman where he excelled in both football and basketball. After four years of stand-out play, he became a U.S. Army All-American. Odell decided to follow in his parents' footsteps by committing to the Louisiana State University.
ODELL BECKHAMJR WHEN HE WAS WIDE RECIEVER FOR LSU
Offensive Rookie of the Year
In 2014 Odell Beckham Jr. had a year to remember. Playing in just 12 games in his rookie campaign, he caught 91 passes for 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns, all Giants franchise rookie records. Odell had a rookie season that only that of Randy Moss rivals. With "The Catch" heard across the world, Odell only continued to produce more highlights and eye popping stats. He had seven 100-yard receiving games, which tied him for 3rd in the NFL that season. He capped off a great rookie season with the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and a trip to the Pro Bowl.
THE CATCH 2016 - ODELL BECKHAM JR - New York Giants vs Dallas Cowboys
"I'm not very good with just being mediocre or OK. My goals are set pretty high, no matter what."
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Beckham finished with 96 catches for 1,450 yards and 13 touchdowns this past season. He had 516 yards after the catch, fifth best among wide receivers.
Adjusted, he ranked first with a +2.0 YAC+, ahead of Rishard Matthews and Martavis Bryant. They earned +1.7 marks.
Number 1 draft for the New York Giants.
Pro Football Focus recently released their list of the Top 25 players under 25. Where did New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. rank?
One of the wide receivers in the NFL plays for the New York Giants, and his name is Odell Beckham Jr. At just 24-years-old, Beckham has emerged as a true star in the NFL.
The Giants drafted Beckham in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Despite not being the first wide receiver taken, Beckham has become the best of a talented draft class so far. In his rookie season, Beckham burst on the scene. In just 12 games, Beckham totaled 91 receptions, 1,305 receiving yards, and 12 receiving touchdowns.
Even though Beckham had arguably the best rookie season of all-time, he lived up to the hype in his sophomore season. In 2015, Beckham totaled 96 receptions, 1,450 receiving yards, and 13 receiving touchdowns.
Check out Odell Beckham Jr.'s custom Pro Bowl cleats - POSTED BY: ODELL BECKHAM JR in NEWS
Odell Beckham Jr. rocks a new custom pair of cleats almost every game, so of course, the upcoming Pro Bowl is no different.
New York Giants fans just got a sneak peek at the fresh cleats Beckham plans to debut during the Pro Bowl. He calls them the "Red October" cleats. They bring the heat.
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