Star Staff Reports
The 2018 NFL Draft from Dallas wrapped up Saturday completing seven rounds. Then National Football League teams got busy signing college players from the free agent pool including from Millington Central High School standout George Odum. After a stellar career for the Trojans, Odum attended Central Arkansas playing as a defensive back. The 6’2 athlete was named to the Southland Conference first team in 2016. Odum was no stranger to awards with Millington as an All-Region selection at defensive back and punt returner. He was named to the 2012 Tennessee vs. Kentucky National Guard All-Star Game and 2012 AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star Game.
Odum past year of football brought more awards like the 2017 Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Year and various All-American honors.