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Jared Odrick

Jared Odrick
Odrick with the Dolphins in 2011
No. 98     Miami Dolphins
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-31) December 31, 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)Weight: 296 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Lebanon (PA)
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 28
Debuted in 2010 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history

Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

  • First-team All-American (2009)
  • Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (2009)
  • Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year (2009)
  • 2× First-Team All-Big Ten (2008, 2009)
  • High School All-American USA Today, Parade, U.S. Army (2005)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2013

Jared T. Odrick (born December 31, 1987) is an American football defensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins. He was selected 28th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. He played college football at Penn State.

High school career

Odrick was a 2005 USAToday, Parade Magazine, and U.S. Army All-American as a senior at Lebanon High School in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. He was named first-team all-state and played in the 2006 Big 33 Football Classic and the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.[1]

College career

Odrick played sparingly his freshman season, but earned the starting job at defensive tackle in 2007. He would make 16 tackles, with four tackles-for-loss, two sacks, and one blocked kick.[1] In 2008, Odrick started 11 games, earning First-team All-Big Ten honors. He recorded 41 tackles, with 9.5 tackles-for-loss, 4.5 sacks, one forced fumble, and three pass breakups.[1]

Odrick was named an AFCA and CBSSports.com All-American in 2009.[2][3] He was also named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year,[4] the Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year,[4] and First-team All-Big Ten by the conference’s coaches,[4] He is ranked No. 8 in the Big Ten with 6.0 sacks and was fifth on the team with 41 tackles, has 10.0 tackles for loss, with one blocked field goal, one pass break-up and three quarterback hurries.

Professional career

Odrick was drafted by the Miami Dolphins with the 28th overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft. He signed a five-year, $13 million contract (with $7.1 million guaranteed) with the Dolphins on July 29, 2010.[5] He is represented by Drew Rosenhaus.[5] In October 2010, Jared broke his foot in practice and missed the rest of the season.

Professional Career

In 2011 Odrick had a strong season having an interception and six sacks as a backup 3-4 defensive end. Odrick became infamous during that season for performing the "Pee-Wee Herman Dance" after recording a sack, mimicking a scene from Pee-Wee's Big Adventure.[6]

Lawsuit vs. Financial Advisor

Odrick sued Jinesh “Hodge” Brahmbhatt and his firm Jade Private Wealth Management in McLean, Virg., as well as Success Trade, an online trading company. The lawsuit was announced on Friday by Sonn & Erez, the law firm representing Odrick.

Brahmbhatt, who is the founder and CEO of Jade Management, had previously stated that more than 30 of his clients had purchased about $12 million in fraudulent notes from Success Trade. He had sent an e-mail to some of his clients indicating that it was unclear whether they would get their money back.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) had placed a red flag on Success Trade for allegedly selling $18 million in fraudulent and unregistered promissory notes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Justice and the Securities Exchange Commission are also investigating Success Trade.

Of the 58 clients that were sold these investments, 30 of them were professional athletes, the website notes. The other professional athletes who bought promissory notes from Success Trade included Vernon Davis,Joe Haden, Brandon Knight, and former professional football players Clinton Portis and Adewale Ogunleye.[7][8]

References

External links

  • Penn State Nittany Lions bio
  • "Paterno: Odrick among Penn State's best ever", Ron Musselman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 29, 2009.
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