Jared Odrick

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Jared Odrick
Jared Odrick 2014.JPG
Odrick with the Dolphins in 2014.
No. 98     Miami Dolphins
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-31) December 31, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 302 lb (137 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 2014
Tackles 129
Sacks 16.5
Forced fumbles 3
Stats at NFL.com

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[edit]

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[edit]

Odrick played sparingly his freshman season with Penn State University, 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[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

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.

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[edit]

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]


  1. ^ a b c "91: Jared Odrick". Penn State Sports Information. Retrieved 2009-12-03. 
  2. ^ "Odrick Selected AFCA All-American". Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics. 2009-12-03. 
  3. ^ "Odrick and Bowman Earn CBSsports.com All-America Honors". Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics. 2009-12-14. 
  4. ^ a b c "Big Ten Announces 2009 Football All-Conference Teams and Individual Honors". Big Ten Conference. 2009-11-23. 
  5. ^ a b Snyder, Audrey (2010-07-29). "Odrick signs contract with Dolphins". The Daily Collegian. 
  6. ^ Rick Chandler (November 22, 2011). "Jared Odrick’s Pee Wee Herman sack dance is a big deal in Miami right now (video)". Off the Bench. NBC Sports. Retrieved January 3, 2013. 
  7. ^ Rand Getlin (April 19, 2013). "Miami Dolphins defensive end Jared Odrick files lawsuit over alleged investment scam". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved September 6, 2013. 
  8. ^ Adam H Beasley (April 21, 2013). "Lawsuit: Miami Dolphins’ Jared Odrick sacked by investment advisor". Miami Herald. Retrieved September 6, 2013. 

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