Odell Beckham Jr.

Odell Beckham Jr.

Preseason

Chance of Injury in 2020: question mark 78%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 9%
Projected Games missed for 2020: question mark 3.2
Durability: question mark 3

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Odell Beckham Jr. Player Overview

Odell Beckham Jr. will be 28 years old this season in (November) 2020. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Beckham attended high school in New Orleans. He was a three-sport athlete, playing football, basketball and ran track. Beckham was quite the swiss-army knife on the football field, playing QB, RB, WR, & CB.

As a junior, he caught 45 passes for 743 yards and 10 touchdowns, adding 3 more scores on the ground. As a senior, Beckham caught 50 passes for 1,010 yards and 19 touchdowns. Additionally, he ran for 331 yards and 6 touchdowns and averaged 30 yards per punt return.

Beckham excelled in sprinting and jumping events, just like his mother. Beckham also played soccer, growing up he idolized David Beckham. Considered a four-star recruit and the #6 wide receiver in the nation entering college, Beckham chose to attend Louisiana State University (LSU).

OBJ started nine games as a true freshman catching 41 passes for 475 yards and 2 touchdowns. In 2012 Beckham started in 12 games and finished with 43 receptions for 713 yards and 2 touchdowns, continuing to return punts and kickoffs. As a junior, he combined with Jarvis Landry to form one of the best wide receiver duos in college football.

He had a monster season, catching 59 passes for 1,152 yards and 8 touchdowns. He also led the SEC with 32 kickoff returns. Beckham’s athletic prowess helped him earn the 2013 Paul Hornung Award, given to the most versatile player in college football.

At the NFL Combine, Beckham measured 5’ 11 ¼” and 198 pounds, and he ran a 4.43-second 40-yard dash. The New York Giants chose him as the 12th pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, the third wide receiver taken. Unfortunately, his rookie season did not start ideally, as he struggled all training camp, preseason and the first 4 games of the regular season with a hamstring injury.

The rest of the season went off beautifully as he caught…

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Odell Beckham Jr. Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Oct 27, 2019 NFL Inguinal Groin Sports Hernia Beckham has been on the injury report every week of the season. Since Week 8, he was listed with a groin injury. He underwent surgery on in offseason to repair a core muscle injury.
Nov 25, 2018 NFL Leg Quad Bruise Beckham suffered a quad bruise in Week 12 against the Eagles. He played through it the following week but then missed the final 4 games. He reported it was a hematoma.
Oct 8, 2017 NFL Pedal Ankle Fracture Beckham fractured his left ankle. He required surgery and missed the rest of the season.
Aug 21, 2017 NFL Pedal Ankle (high) Sprain Grade 3 Beckham suffered a high left ankle sprain in the 2nd preseason game. He missed the last 2 exhibition contests and the regular season opener.
Nov 27, 2016 NFL Hand Thumb Sprain OBJ jammed his thumb against the Browns but played through the injury.
Oct 16, 2016 NFL Inguinal Hip Strain Beckham hurt his left hip against the Ravens but returned to that contest and played the following week.
Oct 11, 2015 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 OBJ strained his hamstring but was not forced to miss any games because of it.
Jun 1, 2015 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Beckham pulled his left hamstring in OTAs. He participated in camp and the preseason while managing the issue.
Nov 23, 2014 NFL Back Vertebral Bruise Beckham left briefly after taking a shot to the back but returned to the game and missed no further time.
Aug 18, 2014 NFL Thigh Hamstring Tear Grade 3 Beckham suffered an initial hamstring injury sometime in spring workouts and then faced multiple setbacks during training camp. He missed the preseason and 1st 4 regular-season games, revealing later that he sustained 2 tears in the area.
Nov 29, 2012 Non-NFL Inguinal Hip Strain Beckham sustained a hip flexor injury and left in the first half of LSU’s final regular-season game. He made it back for the bowl game.