Former LSU RB Jeremy Hill is a finalist for the 2014 NFL Rookie of the Year Award.
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Former LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and running back Jeremy Hill are among five finalists for 2014 NFL Rookie of the Year award. Per

Odell Beckham, Jr., New York Giants
Beckham, drafted by the Giants as the 12th overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of LSU had 91 catches, 1,305 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns in 12 games. He finished the season with four consecutive games with at least 130 receiving yards and a touchdown, seven games with over 100 receiving yards total and nine straight games with 90 or more receiving yards (tying Michael Irvin's 1995 record). Beckham surpassed Billy Howton (1,231 with Green Bay in 1952) for the most receiving yards in NFL history for a player in his first 12 career games. Beckham's 1,305 yards were the third-highest total in Giants history, trailing only Victor Cruz's 1,536 yards in 2011 and Amani Toomer's 1,343 yards in 2002. Beckham was nominated for Pepsi Rookie of the Week seven times, winning the award four times.

Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals
Drafted by the Bengals in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Hill closed out his rookie season with three consecutive 100-yard games. He reached the 100-yard mark five times total, ending the season with 1,124 rushing yards on 222 carries with nine touchdowns. Hill also recorded 215 receiving yards on 27 receptions. Hill was nominated for Pepsi Rookie of the Week five times, winning the award once.
Other Finalist:
Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills
Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Teddy Bridgewater, Minnesota Vikings

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mike evans had a pretty good 2nd half too.
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Teddy Bridgewater?
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