Odell Beckham Jr. is from Louisiana. He grew up on the bayou and graduated from the same high school in New Orleans as the Manning brothers.
It makes sense then that he would want to help his home state. He plans on doing just that by auctioning off his special New Orleans themed cleats with the proceeds going to help Louisiana flood relief according to ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell.
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) October 18, 2016
The cleats are also autographed by Beckham Jr. He wore them in pregame when his hometown Saints visited the Giants on Sept. 18. They’re painted in Mardi Gras purple, green and gold with ‘NOLA boy’ one one side (NOLA is New Orleans, Louisiana abbreviated).
Beckham’s season has turned a corner in the past two weeks. After starting the season without a touchdown in his first four games, he has three combined in his last two games against the Ravens and Packers. He totaled eight catches for 222 yards against Baltimore and continues to showcase his eccentric personality in the form of a relationship with the kicking net.
He has also made a habit of wearing themed cleats such as Kirby last week.
NFL Star Odell Beckham Jr. wore Kirby themed cleats at a game on Saturday! pic.twitter.com/FfCroR6xbt
— Loot Gaming (@LootGamingHQ) October 18, 2016
Or here’s a Joker theme which he has worn in the past as well.
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) September 25, 2016