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Yes, this is an 'ODB Jr' personalized LSU jersey

Posted on: September 13, 2011 2:31 pm
Edited on: September 13, 2011 6:51 pm
 
Posted by Adam Jacobi

The "grown men wearing jerseys to sporting events" things is a trend that, by and large, doesn't really need to continue. Sure, there were those 2-3 years where throwback jerseys were in, but then Jay-Z said "I don't wear jerseys, I'm 30-plus," and just like that the trend was done. Nowadays, the jersey-wearers are still pretty commonplace at sporting events nationwide, but nobody's going up to these people and saying, "Wow, I really like your replica jersey."

Another particularly odious facet of this trend is the the personalized nameplate, where fans can go the extra step and put their own names and numbers on these jerseys so it's like they're actually on the team (PROTIP: it is not actually like this at all). But if you must buy a jersey and personalize it, at least come correct like this gentleman found in the stands at last week's Northwestern State-LSU tilt:



Now, that's not the son of the O.D.B. In fact, the guy wearing it is probably older than the late Wu-Tang Clan member. As a couple LSU fans have pointed out, the jersey is actually a reference to Odell Beckham Jr., a freshman wide receiver for the Tigers who wears #33, and that means that the man wearing it is probably Odell Beckham Sr., a proud papa and a former LSU running back from the early '90s who wore, yep, #33. At the very least, the wearer is almost certainly some member of the Beckham clan.

That's great news for Tiger Stadium security, because had "ODB Jr." been an honorific bestowed on this man at some point in his life, that would mean he is totally insane, and he likely would have been done something to warrant being ejected from the premises before halftime. So it's good that's not the case.

Fist pound: @DennyMayo for the pic, @valleyshook for the family info


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Comments

Since: Nov 25, 2006
Posted on: September 14, 2011 1:04 am
 

Yes, this is an 'ODB Jr' personalized LSU jersey

Actually, this is my friend Carl Cryer.  Odell Beckham Sr works with us at Crown Buick in Metairie.  We have worked together for a while and are a really tight "Clan"  ODB is Sr nickname...therefore ODB JR is only fitting.  I personally am a Buckeye, but my favorite college athlete is ODB JR and even I will wear my "Nephews" jersey at Tiger Stadium one game this year...LOL 

ps:  Go Bucks and Michigan Still sucks!



Since: Aug 15, 2011
Posted on: September 13, 2011 5:25 pm
 

Yes, this is an 'ODB Jr' personalized LSU jersey

Yes that math is off, if he was born in '68 he would be 43 and that would make a kid of 18-23 not out of the question.



Since: Apr 13, 2007
Posted on: September 13, 2011 3:14 pm
 

Yes, this is an 'ODB Jr' personalized LSU jersey

An 'honorific'?  Oy gevalt. 



Since: Jan 1, 2010
Posted on: September 13, 2011 2:49 pm
 

Yes, this is an 'ODB Jr' personalized LSU jersey

"but he was also born in 1968, so unless he started fathering children as a teenager, he wouldn't have any who are adults at this point."

Fuzzy math.



Since: Apr 13, 2007
Posted on: September 13, 2011 2:39 pm
 

Yes, this is an 'ODB Jr' personalized LSU jersey

Yet another exercise in idiocy.  At least the amount of grammatical errors & typos were lower than usual I suppose. 



Since: Jun 24, 2010
Posted on: September 13, 2011 2:39 pm
 

Yes, this is an 'ODB Jr' personalized LSU jersey

Shimmy shimmy sham shimmy sham shimmy Yah, give me the mic so I can take it away!


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