Olamide Zaccheaus is an American football wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Virginia Cavaliers.
On April 27, 2019, Zaccheaus signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent. After training camp, he was selected to be on the 53-man roster of the team.
On October 13, 2019, against the Arizona Cardinals, Zaccheaus made his debut in the National Football League by making a tackle on special teams.
Zaccheaus made his first reception in the National Football League on December 8, 2019, when the Atlanta Falcons defeated the Carolina Panthers by a score of 40–20.
The touchdown pass that Matt Ryan threw to Zaccheaus for 93 yards was the third-longest reception in the history of the franchise, and it set a record for the longest first catch in NFL history.
In Week 15’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, Zaccheaus scored a touchdown after recovering a fumble in the final seconds of the game, helping the team to a 29–22 victory.
Zaccheaus ended his first season as a rookie with three receptions for 115 yards and a score on the offensive side of the ball, as well as two tackles, a fumble recovery, and another touchdown on the special teams side of the ball.
Olamide Zaccheaus Parents: Who Are Olamide Zaccheaus Parents?
American football wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus was born to his parents Mr and Mrs Zaccheaus.
Olamide’s father is of African descent and came to the United States as an immigrant. In a similar fashion, his mother Yimbra Mozimo followed him from Nigeria to the United States in order to apply for citizenship there.
Yimbra won a lottery for a green card in June 1994, which led to her naturalization as a citizen of the United States. However, his parents divorced due to the fact that his father had a violent relationship with his mother.