We are introducing a new segment on Death Valley Voice where we will take an in-depth look at each and every player on the roster and will recap what they did in 2013 and what their expectations will be for 2014 provided they are still with the team.
We will be covering players in numerical order and hope the football coverage outside of recruiting and NFL draft prep will fill a little bit of the void in your heart that craves Tiger football.
Position: Wide Receiver
Weight: 193 lbs.
Odell Beckham Jr. had a truly sensational junior season in 2013. Beckham was a dynamic return man and big play threat at wide receiver for the Tigers all season and as a result of his stellar play found himself on a some All-American teams and earned 1st team All-SEC honors.
Beckham earned the Paul Hornung award given to the most versatile athlete in the nation after he finished the year with 2,222 all purpose yards which broke the LSU record set by Domanick Davis in 2002.
Beckham combined with Jarvis Landry to become the first wide receiver duo in school history to each have over 1,000 yards receiving in a season. Beckham finished the year with 59 receptions for 1,152 receiving yards and 8 touchdowns.
Beckham decided to forgo his senior season and declare for the NFL Draft and is currently projected to go No. 30 to the San Francisco 49ers on Mel Kiper’s latest mock draft.
Next player recap: #4 Alfred Blue tomorrow at 9:00 am CT.