The Ravens led the Dolphins 14-7 with seven minutes left in the second quarter. Bateman has three catches,101 yards and one touchdown in the game so far.
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Watch Bateman’s touchdown:
NFL witnessed two high rushing plays from the Baltimore Ravens in the first half of the team’s match against the Dolphins. First was the 103-yard-rushing play from wide receiver Devin Duvernay to start the game and now this play.
The team won their opening week game against the New York Jets by a scoreline of 24-9. QB Lamar Jackson scored three touchdowns and threw one interception in that game while Bateman also caught 2 passes for 59 yards which also included a touchdown pass from his quarterback.
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Bateman was drafted by the Ravens in the first round as the 27th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and later signed a $12.6 million contract with the team, which also included a $6.5 million signing bonus. Prior to being selected to the NFL, he played college football for the University of Minnesota’s Golden Gophers football team from 2018-2020.
He was born on November 29, 1999 in Tifton city of Georgia state and attended the Tift county high school.
Bateman started at wide receiver as a true freshman for the Golden Gophers, setting freshman records with 51 receptions, 704 receiving yards, and six touchdowns. He was named a second-team All-American by Sports Illustrated and USA Today in his sophomore year, and a third-team selection by the Associated Press. In three years at college, the player scored 19 touchdowns while catching 147 passes for 2395 yards.