NFL Fans Crush Odell Beckham Jr. For Claiming He’s Been An ‘Underdog All My Life’

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After much ado, superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was finally introduced by his new team, the Baltimore Ravens, in a press conference on Thursday.

OBJ, after missing the 2022 NFL season due to a torn ACL suffered in Super Bowl LVI, signed a one-year deal with Baltimore worth $15 million.

As for why, after so many teams expressed interest in signing him, Beckham decided to choose the Ravens, he claimed it had to do the team’s underdog mentality. (Note: The Ravens are 53-29 over the past five seasons.)

“I was in the AFC North,” Odell explained. “I’ve been around Baltimore and got whooped by him plenty of times. I know what kind of team they are. One of my favorite things that you were talking about was that that underdog story and I was an underdog all my life.

“I wasn’t the number one receiver in my class. I was a four-star. I didn’t have it easy coming up until I got to New York and had success. I’ve been the underdog all my life. I’ve still been counted out. I’m still counted out. That kind of excites me.”

As many NFL fans were quick to point out on social media, Odell Beckham Jr. certainly hasn’t appeared to be an underdog during his football career.

In high school, OBJ was Louisiana 2A All-State first-team and was named District 9-2A Offensive MVP while playing for Isidore Newman School in New Orleans.

He was rated as a four-star recruit by both and, the sixth best wide receiver and as the 40th ranked player in the entire nation.

Beckham started the 2012 BCS National Championship Game in his first year playing at LSU and at the end of his junior year he won the 2013 Paul Hornung Award, presented annually to the most versatile player in major college football.

Beckham was then the 12th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, went on to become the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, and be selected to three straight Pro Bowls.

“Dude is coming off two major injuries and got a quick bag. That’s not an underdog,” read another tweet.

2022 KC Chiefs team and OBJ are two true underdog stories,” another fan mocked.

“People who are counted out often get $18m contracts,” another tweet read.

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