CeeDee Lamb is a wide receiver who plays in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. CeeDee Lamb is one of the highest rated young wide receivers in the league and already has two Pro Bowl honors to his name. Lamb played for the University of Oklahoma before being drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 2020. CeeDee Lamb has started the majority of games for the Cowboys in the wide receiver position ever since he was drafted by them.
CeeDee Lamb was born on April 8, 1999, to Cliff Lamb and Leta Ramirez. He grew up in New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina had devastating effects on the city, following which the family relocated to Houston, Texas (2005). CeeDee Lamb attended John and Randolph Foster High School in Richmond, Texas. He played football at school itself and as a junior, he caught 57 receptions for 1,082 yards and 11 touchdowns.
He was fourth in state history as a senior in 2016 with 98 catches for 2,032 yards, 33 receiving touchdowns (tied for second in state history), and three punt returns for touchdowns. The squad was led by Lamb and quarterback Alex Ramart to a 14-1 overall record, with Temple High School serving as the team's lone defeat in the 5A-D1 state playoffs. He was named All-State, the Offensive Player of the Year by the Houston Touchdown Club, and the All-Greater Houston Football Offensive Player of the Year by the Houston Chronicle. Lamb was rated as a 4-star-recruit by ESPN and Rivals.com.
Although he had offers from the University of Alabama and the University of Texas, Lamb decided to join University of Oklahoma. In his true freshman year, Lamb played with Baker Mayfield and started all games along with him. He equaled the school freshman single-game record against Texas Tech with two touchdown catches and established school freshman single-game records with nine receptions for 147 receiving yards. ESPN recognized him as a freshman All-American.
He played alongside another eventual Hesiman trophy winner, Kyler Murray in his second college football season. Lamb had another great season with the Oklahoma Sooners and helped them reach the playoffs. In the 39-27 victory over #9 Texas in the Big 12 Championship, he set a career-high with 167 receiving yards on six receptions. In the College Football Playoff semifinal in the 2018 Orange Bowl, he recorded a career-high eight catches for 109 yards and one score against the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide.
In his junior year, CeeDee Lamb was playing with quarterback Jalen Hurts. After accumulating 173 yards on eight receptions (including a 71-yarder that helped the team score its first touchdown in a 30-23 triumph against #7 Baylor), he was awarded the Most Outstanding Player of the Big 12 Championship. He recorded four catches for 119 yards, including one of 51 yards, against No. 1 Louisiana State University in the College Football Playoff Semifinal in the 2019 Peach Bowl. The decision of Lamb to skip his senior year and declare for the 2020 NFL Draft was made public on December 29.
CeeDee Lamb was expected to be one of the top picks in the 2020 NFL Draft. He was the 17th overall pick of the Draft after the Cowboys selected him in the 1st round of the Draft. Lamb signed a 4-year, $14.01 million contract with the team on July 23, 2020. It included a $7.7 million signing bonus and a fifth-year team option.
CeeDee Lamb made his debut for the Dallas Cowboys in Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season. Lamb had an amazing rookie season and got ranked second among rookie wide receivers in the 2020 NFL season (behind Justin Jefferson). He concluded the 2020 NFL season with 74 receptions for 935 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns to go along with one rushing touchdown. Lamb continued his form in the 2021 NFL season and started the season with 104 receiving yards and 1 touchdown in 7 receptions (in a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers). He had his first career 1,000-yard season after recording 66 yards and 4 receptions in a Week 16 game against the Washington Commanders. Lamb was selected for his first Pro Bowl at the end of the 2021 NFL season.
CeeDee Lamb was a first-round (overall 17th) pick by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2020 NFL Draft. The young quarterback proved his mettle since his rookie season when he recorded 74 receptions for 935 yards. He has since become a vital part of the Cowboys’ squad, starting almost all of the games for them. CeeDee Lamb has already received 2 Pro Bowl honors and is on the way to becoming one of the best wide receivers in the league with the Cowboys. He has made 244 receptions and recorded 205 rushing yards with 21 touchdowns in his career to date.
CeeDee Lamb has a net worth of around $25 million. He accumulated a majority of his net worth through his rookie contract, from which he also received a bonus of $7.7 million. With an average salary of around $3 million each year, Lamb is continuously increasing his net worth. Apart from his NFL salaries CeeDee Lamb also makes a considerable amount of money through various endorsement deals. He has signed various endorsement deals with brands such as Visa, Chime, Vertiball, Panini Cards, Nike, Pizza Hut, Direc TV, and Lowes.
CeeDee Lamb signed a rookie contract with the Dallas Cowboys in 2020, worth $14 million. The entire amount of his contract is guaranteed and he also received a signing bonus of $7.7 million at the time of signing. He receives an average annual salary of $3.5 million. Lamb’s contract also includes a fifth-year extension option.
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CeeDee Lamb was born into a family with football genes. Cliff Lamb, his father, was a player at MidAmerica Nazarene. Adam Lamb, his uncle, was a player at Texas Southern. Additionally, Chester Ramirez Jr., his other uncle played at the Air Force Academy.
He was, however, raised mostly by his mother Leta Ramirez. Leta Ramirez and Cliff Lamb had split up when he was still a kid. She used to drive him to practice each day after school although she worked as a medical assistant at the University of Texas Health Center. CeeDee Lamb has four other siblings too.
CeeDee Lamb is currently dating Crymson Rose. She and CeeDee Lamb have been dating since 2019 when both of them still attended the University of Oklahoma. Crymson Rose is a model, social media star and sportswoman too.
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Yes, after being drafted by the Dallas Cowboys, CeeDee Lamb has been the WR1 for the Dallas Cowboys.
CeeDee Lamb has an annual average salary of $3.5 million. He is currently signed on a four-year contract worth $14 million.
CeeDee Lamb has an 85 overall rating in the latest Madden NFL 23 game. This is four overall points higher than the 81 overall ratings he was given at the launch of Madden 22. With a speed of 90, he is the second-fastest receiver behind Michael Gallup, James Washington, Jalen Tolbert and Semi Fehoko.
CeeDee Lamb has a number of cars in his car collection. The latest one in his collection is the latest 1200 horsepower Chevy Camaro ZL1. He also owns a luxurious Lamborghini Urus among other cars.
The name ‘CeeDee’ is a nickname given to him by his peewee league coach. His actual name is Cedarian and the coach came up with a nickname for him which has stuck throughout the years.