- Famous Name Rashod Bateman
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Rashod Bateman
- Famous Name Rashod Bateman
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Afro-American
- Profession American Football Player
2019 Richter–Howard Receiver of the Year, Rashod Bateman is an American football wide receiver who finished his collegiate career playing for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Following three excellent college seasons, he is entering the 2021 NFL draft. He is expected to be one of the top wide receivers in the class.
Born on 29th November 1999, Rashod Bateman is currently twenty-one years old. He holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnic background. Regarding his physique, he stands 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) tall and weighs 210 lb (95 kg).
Rashod Bateman Net Worth In 2021
Not to mention, the college athlete does get paid for playing college team. As a matter of fact, it's against NCAA rules to pay a college athlete. However, the player receives scholarships that cover tuition fees and other bills.
Bateman did not earn a penny for playing college team. However, after forgoing his senior year for the draft, he signed an endorsement deal with Adidas which pay him a decent sum of money. In January 2021, he shared a picture of his new Ranger Rover.
Scrolling through his IG, it seems Bateman has a lavish lifestyle. His net worth in 2021 remains under review.
Rashod Bateman's Girlfriend: Is He Dating?
Rashod Bateman's current relationship status is unknown. However at a Minnesota team meeting last year to discuss the history of racism, the wide receiver took the floor first in front of his teammates and staff. He told about dating a girl in high school in Georgia whose father didn’t approve of interracial relationships.
He and his then-girlfriend, who is white, dated for more than a year but couldn’t public their relationship as a couple out of fear of how her father would react. He further added the only time he saw her house was at a graduation party. “If she got caught, it would be a major problem for them, Everyone at school knew we dated, but our relationship had to stay undercover.”
2021 NFL Draft Prospect
Minnesota Wide Receiver, Rashod Bateman has made a name for himself as one of the top targets in the 2021 NFL Draft. However, the perceived strength of the 2021 NFL WR class, it’s hard to predict just how high the NFL will value Bateman.
It seems his selection somewhere between picks 15-28. Thus, NFL teams like the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, and Green Bay Packers, could all look to improve their receiving corps.
High School & College Career
Grew up in Tifton, Georgia, Bateman enrolled at Tift County High School where he played football for the school team. As a junior, he caught 56 passes for 825 yards and five touchdowns in his junior season. The following season, he earned first-team All-State after catching 83 passes for 1,539 yards and 21 touchdowns. His productive senior season led to him receiving late recruiting interest from many top-level college programs, but stick to his commitment to Minnesota.
As a freshman in Minnesota, Rashod recorded 51 receptions and 704 receiving yards while scoring six touchdowns. In the next season, he was named a second-team All-American by Sports Illustrated and USA Today and was a third-team selection by the Associated Press.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he announced that he would forego the 2020 season on 4th August 2020. Nevertheless, the wide receiver rejoined the team for the 2020 season with the Big Ten reversing their decision to play football during the pandemic.
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