SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 09: Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. #13 of the New York Giants pauses prior to the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on November 9, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Photo: Otto Greule Jr
Photo: Otto Greule Jr

Which NFL player has claimed the ‘Heir to the Hair’ title?

It’s not quite a Super Bowl ring, but the young, dynamic wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has a new claim to fame.

He’s the new Head & Shoulders spokesperson.

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Beckham, 22, is taking the reins from former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, who is known for his long, flowing hair. Polamalu made several memorable commercials as the Head & Shoulders spokesperson and became known as the “mane man.” Polamalu retired from the NFL this year. He was gracious in congratulating his successor, but did take a shot at Beckham’s youth.

The official handoff was recorded, with Polamalu saying that even though it is difficult for him to give up something to a wide receiver, Beckham is a worthy successor.

Beckham posted on Twitter that he’s proud of his new title.

Displaying a humble side, Beckham told ESPN that he didn’t think his hair was as good as Polamalu’s hair.

That will be up to the fans to decide.

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