What College did Rashod Bateman attend?

Rashod Bateman, an American football wide receiver for the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens, was born on November 29, 1999. He attended Minnesota during his collegiate football career before being selected by the Ravens in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

With 51 receptions, 704 receiving yards, and six touchdowns as a true freshman at Minnesota, Bateman started at wide receiver and broke freshman records for the Golden Gophers.

Bateman became the first Gopher to be picked in the first round since Laurence Maroney in 2006 when the Baltimore Ravens took him with the 27th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. Bateman signed a $12.6 million deal with the Ravens on May 12, 2021, which also included a $6.5 million signing bonus.

After having groin surgery on September 1, 2021, Bateman was put on injured reserve to begin the season. Bateman was transferred from the injured reserve to the active roster on October 16, 2021.

In Week 14, Bateman caught seven catches for 103 yards in a 22-24 loss to the Cleveland Browns, marking his first 100-yard game. On a 4-yard pass from Josh Johnson, Bateman scored his first NFL touchdown in a game on December 26 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

What College did Rashod Bateman attend?

Bateman was raised in Tifton, Georgia, and graduated from Tift County High. After earning a scholarship offer from the University of Minnesota, Bateman committed to playing collegiate football there the following summer after catching 56 passes for 825 yards and five touchdowns during his junior season.