Charles Barkley Says Odell Beckham Jr. Is ‘Becoming Too Famous’

July 23, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has never been shy about speaking his mind, though another outspoken athlete thinks the All-Pro is getting too full of himself.
Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley appeared on Friday's episode of NFL Total Access (via Dan Hanzus of NFL.com), in which he responded to a question NFL Network's Willie McGinest asked him about Beckham:
Josh Norman is fantastic. I mean c'mon man. I think that Beckham, I don't know him I've only said hello to him one time. There's two ways fame works: You run fame or fame runs you. And it can get out of hand very quickly.
And I think Odell Beckham is a stud and he's getting a lot of commercials, but I think he's starting to get to the point where he's becoming too famous instead of worrying how to become a great football player. I think he needs to be careful. Just lay low and just kick butt on the field. I mean, nobody cares about all that extracurricular stuff. And ...

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