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Colts recently worked out Terron Beckham, cousin of Odell Beckham Jr.

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The Indianapolis Colts recently worked out Terron Beckham, the cousin of Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr.

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Terron Beckham, the cousin of New York Giants' star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., hasn't played football for five years, but he's aiming to get a shot with some NFL team this year.  He's training with that goal in mind, and the Indianapolis Colts worked him out recently.

Giants Wire's Kristian R. Dyer reported that the Colts had a workout with Beckham in recent weeks in advance of his pro day, which will be held this Thursday, April 7, at TEST Sports Club in Martinsville, New Jersey.  Beckham then seemed to confirm the report by posting a picture on Instagram of the Giants Wire report along with him in a Colts shirt.

Beckham has been an athletic trainer and model for the past five years after deciding to give up football after high school to support his family.  He hopes to play running back in the NFL, and while he realizes that teams typically don't give players with little football experience a shot, he's hoping his athleticism and physical skills cause a team to give him a look this offseason and in training camp.

He wasn't invited to the NFL Combine this offseason, but he did work out at a different Combine and posted some staggering numbers.  According to CBS Sports, Beckham did 44 reps on the bench press, which would be a Combine record for running backs (the record is 36, while the record for any position is 49).  Furthermore, he had a 45-inch vertical jump, which would have been a Combine record.

He's likely raw in terms of his football abilities, but he obviously has stayed in incredible shape and is very physically gifted.  He's a relative unknown at this point, but Terron Beckham hopes to catch some team's attention.  The Indianapolis Colts reportedly worked him out recently, likely hoping to see how he could adjust to the football field again.  Either way, it's interesting to see the Colts working out players from all over trying to find potential fits for their team.