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Odell Beckham Jr.’s Cousin is About to Own the NFL

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Terron Beckham
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Terron Beckham, cousin of New York Giants Star wide receiver, Odell Beckham, is about to make his name known. Terron is a personal trainer and fitness model who is one of the most athletic people to ever be invited to the scouting combine. The catch? He never played college football.

At 5-foot-11 and 230 pounds, the younger Beckham has the makeup to be a strong player in the slot or in the backfield. His height may deter some teams in need of a wide receiver but he certainly has the hands to make up for it.

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While training recently for the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, Terron had 40 reps in the 225 lbs. bench press, a mark that would have won him first in last years combine. In addition to his strength, Beckham has a 44-inch vertical leap.

The downside here, of course, is the fact that he has never played football at a speed even close to the NFL’s. Regardless, he has the raw makeup with a blend of agility, speed, strength and just pure athleticism. Oh, and best believe he’s in shape.

Think of Terron as a sort of project player in the NFL this year. Let us all hope he fairs much better than the 49er’s project player this past season, Jarryd Hayne, an ex-Rugby League player in Australia. Hayne undoubtedly has the athletic makeup as he was a Rugby star in Australia. Perhaps maybe there was a problem with the coaching…

Nevertheless, Terron Beckham will more than likely earn a spot on a team’s roster for this summer’s training camps, if not as a player in the preseason. If all goes well, we could be seeing him in a regular season jersey come fall. Let us just hope for some exciting plays from this exciting young man.

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Matthew Rash
Matthew is an Graduate MBA student at Indiana University. He is involved in data analysis, market research, and statistics. He enjoys reading, writing and community involvement.

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