Odrick with the Miami Dolphins in 2014
|No. -- Free agent|
|Birth name:||Jared Taylor Odrick|
|Date of birth:||December 31, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Lancaster, Pennsylvania|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||295 lb (134 kg)|
|High school:||Lebanon (PA)|
|NFL Draft:||2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 28|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Jared Taylor Odrick (born December 31, 1987) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. 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.
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. 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.
Odrick was named an AFCA and CBSSports.com All-American in 2009. He was also named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, the Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year, and First-team All-Big Ten by the conference’s coaches, 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.
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. He is represented by Drew Rosenhaus. 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 defensive end. Odrick became infamous during that season for performing the "Pee-Wee Herman Dance" after recording a sack, reenacting a scene from Pee-Wee's Big Adventure.
Odrick was placed on injured reserve on December 10, 2016 with a shoulder injury.
On February 20, 2017, Odrick was released by the Jaguars.
|Year||Team||GP||COMB||TOTAL||AST||SACK||FF||FR||FR YDS||INT||IR YDS||AVG IR||LNG||TD||PD|
- GP: games played
- COMB: combined tackles
- TOTAL: total tackles
- AST: assisted tackles
- SACK: sacks
- FF: forced fumbles
- FR: fumble recoveries
- FR YDS: fumble return yards
- INT: interceptions
- IR YDS: interception return yards
- AVG IR: average interception return
- LNG: longest interception return
- TD: interceptions returned for touchdown
- PD: passes defensed
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 April 19, 2013, 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.
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- "Big Ten Announces 2009 Football All-Conference Teams and Individual Honors". Big Ten Conference. 2009-11-23.
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- John, Oehser. "Jared Odrick: Looking to fit in". Jaguars.com. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
- Oehser, John (December 10, 2016). "Saturday update: Thomas, Odrick on injured reserve". Jaguars.com.
- Oehser, John (February 20, 2017). "Jaguars release DE Jared Odrick". Jaguars.com.
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- Rand Getlin (April 19, 2013). "Miami Dolphins defensive end Jared Odrick files lawsuit over alleged investment scam". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved September 6, 2013.
- Adam H Beasley (April 21, 2013). "Lawsuit: Miami Dolphins’ Jared Odrick sacked by investment advisor". Miami Herald. Retrieved September 6, 2013.