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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been selected in the first round by the New York Giants.

The wide receiver was the 12th overall pick of this year's NFL draft.

Beckham finished his junior season at LSU with 2,315 all-purpose yards, setting a school record and finishing No. 2 in SEC single-season history.

In 2013, the junior wide receiver teamed with Jarvis Landry to become the first set of receivers in LSU history to go over 1,000-yards in the same season.

Beckham caught 59 passes for 1,152 yards and 8 touchdowns last year.

Beckham's 2013 awards: (Source: LSUSports.net)

2013 Paul Hornung Award Winner (Nation's Most Versatile Player)
2013 First Team All-America Kick Returner (Football Writers Association of America)
2013 First Team All-America All-Purpose (CBSSports.com)
2013 Second Team All-America All-Purpose (Sports Illustrated)
2013 Third Team All-America All-Purpose (AP)
2013 Third Team All-America Wide Receiver and Kick Returner (CBSSports.com)
2013 First Team All-SEC All-Purpose (AP, SEC Coaches)
2013 First Team All-SEC Return Specialist (SEC Coaches)
2013 First Team All-SEC Wide Receiver (Athlons)
2013 First Team All-SEC Kick Returner (Sporting News)

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