Olamide Zaccheaus, a former Virginia wide receiver currently plays for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. The Plainfield native was born to African immigrant parents
Before moving to Magnolia, New Jersey when he was seven years old, Zaccheaus and his family had previously called Plainfield, New Jersey home.
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 pass, which was a touchdown and went for 93 yards, was thrown by Matt Ryan. It was the third-longest reception in the history of the franchise, and it set an NFL record for the longest first catch.
Zaccheaus returned a fumble for a score in the final seconds of a 29-22 triumph in Week 15 against the San Francisco 49ers.
What Is Olamide Zaccheaus Position
Olamide Zaccheaus is in his fourth season with the Falcons. He plays the position of a wide receiver
Who Drafted Olamide Zaccheaus?
Olamide Zaccheaus was not drafted in the 2019 NFL draft. He was signed by the Falcons as an undrafted free agent