NFL Rookie of the Year 2014-15 Results: Offensive, Defensive Winners, Reaction

February 1, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL handed out its annual awards on Saturday night. To the surprise of no one, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. took home Offensive Rookie of the Year and St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald grabbed Defensive Rookie of the Year. 
According to the Giants' official Twitter, Beckham is the first player in team history to win the award:
The NFL's official Twitter took time to congratulate Beckham and Donald for their victories:
As noted by Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com, Beckham was a runaway choice for the offensive honor:
Things were not as clear cut on the defensive side, as ESPN.com's Jamison Hensley shared the vote totals: 
Here's footage of Donald winning the award:
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher had no doubt about Donald's potential when he predicted the rookie would win this award in early December, via Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com:
“Yeah, I said that in the Spring when I saw him on the practice field," Fisher said...

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