Odell Beckham Jr. was drafted by the New York Giants back in 2014 with 12th overall pick. Since then, he has lived up to the value and has evolved into one of the best wide receivers in the league.
He has broken several NFL and Giants records, was selected for the Pro Bowl twice (2014 and 2015), and in his rookie season, he was also the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, the PFWA Rookie of the Year, and he is the youngest player ever to grace the cover of Madden.
He also is known for his famous one-handed catches, the most notable one - which was award Catch of the Year - being against the Dallas Cowboys on November 23, 2014. He made the catch while diving backwards with full extension of his right hand using only three fingers.
SIGN UP NOW
Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250 word test article: https://gms.to/haveyoursay4
So when his cousin, Terron Beckham, announced he was looking to make a career switch from trainer to NFL running back, people took notice. If the successful NFL player trait runs in the family, Terron is going to be an incredible player.
Looking at how he performed on his pro day, there are definitely some signs of it being there. According to Bleacher Report's Brent Sobleski, Terron would have finished first amongst all prospects in vertical and bench at NFL combine if he had posted same numbers.
New York Jets beat writer for the USA Today Connor Hughes saw Terron's pro day and videoed him repping 225 pounds for close to 30 seconds, performing a 44.5-inch vertical, executing an 11-foot standing broad jump, and catching some balls.
Hughes also said the NFL hopeful ran a 4.47-second 40-yard dash, a time which is close to former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch's 40-time.
Being one of the most athletic prospects available, according to Hughes, via CBS: "the Colts, Jets, 49ers, Giants, and Raiders attended Beckham's pro day, with the Colts and Giants meeting with him after the workout. The Colts and Raiders even decided to put him through some additional drills."
Considering Indianapolis Colts and the Giants have needs in the running back area, Terron Beckham would be a nice addition but his lack of football experience will be a major cause of concern.
He would have to prove he can work on the team throughout training camp, but players with little to no football experience have made the 53-man regular season roster on NFL teams before.
If Terron is able to transfer his skills from his pro day to the football field with pads and opposition, he could be a successful player. How successful is yet to be seen, but if he links up with the Giants, opposing defenses could have problems facing two threats on the Giants offense with the last name of Beckham.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: https://www.givemesport.com/writeforgms