Michael Oher
Michael Oher

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Briarcrest

Height / Weight:
6-5½ / 322

Position:
OL

Experience:
1L


After starting at right guard as a true freshman in 2005, was moved to left tackle in the spring ... Made tremendous progress at his new position and maintained No. 1 status the entire time ... Had to go against Peria Jerry every day in the spring and that made him even better .... Projected to become an outstanding left tackle ... Is probably the ... Projected to become an outstanding left tackle ... Is probably the most talented player in the offensive line ... Still a young player and needs to improve his finish ... Expected to make major strides during the off-season and then pick it up during two-a-days leading to the season opener ... One of the nation's most highly recruited players out of high school and, with three years of eligibility remaining, should develop into one of the best offensive linemen in the college game ... A player that the offense can key on and run the ball over him, while having the ability to shut down the defense's best rusher ... The sky is the limit for this talented youngster ... Chosen preseason First Team All-SEC by Phipps Football Magazines and Second Team All-SEC by The Sporting News.

2005: Earned First Team Freshman All-America honors from Rivals.com and The Sporting News and Third Team distinction from CollegeFootballNews.com ... Named First Team Freshman All-SEC by the SEC Coaches and The Sporting News ... Played in all 11 games, starting the last 10 at right guard ... Helped pave the way for RB Mico McSwain to establish an Ole Miss freshman rushing record with 612 yards and three 100-yard performances ... Earned his first letter ... at Vanderbilt (9/17): Helped the Rebels pile up a season-high 400 yards of total offense .... vs. Wyoming (9/24): Helped McSwain record his first 100-yard ... vs. Wyoming (9/24): Helped McSwain record his first 100-yard rushing performance with a season-high 114 and a TD ... vs. Citadel (10.8): Helped the Rebel offense tally 366 yards of offense and McSwain notch his second 100-yard game of the year ... vs. Alabama (10/15): Received Rebel Quarterback Club Player of the Week Trench Award ... Helped the offensive line not allow a sack ... vs. Kentucky (10/22): Offensive line does not allow a sack for the second straight week ... Rebel offense totals 361 yards and McSwain reaches 100-yard plateau for third time.

HIGH SCHOOL:Considered one of the top offensive linemen in the nation ... Earned first team USA Today and EA Sports All-America honors ... Played in U.S. Army All-America Bowl in San Antonio, Texas ... Member of 2005 Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association All-Star team selected to compete against Kentucky on June 16, 2005 at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky. ... Picked by Tom Lemming/ESPN as the nation's top offensive tackle ... Named to SuperPrep All-America team and was ranked No. 24 among offensive linemen by that publication, which also had him on its Dixie Team, ranking No. 6 on its Tennessee Top 20 ... Rated No. 5 best offensive lineman in the country by Scout.com as well as first team All-America, No. 8 overall player in the South, and No. 37 overall player in the country ... Rivals.com 100 selection, ranking No. 48 among prospects in the nation, regardless of position ... Also rated by Rivals.com as the No. 7 offensive lineman in the nation and No. 2 player in Tennessee ... Selected the No. 1 player in the State of Tennessee by the Knoxville News-Sentinel ... Rated as the No. 2 player in the South by the Mobile Register as a member of its Super Southeast 120 squad ... Named to Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 and rated as No. 22 on its Top 25 recruits in the nation list ... "Mr. Football" in Tennessee ... Offensive Lineman of the Year in Tennessee ... First team All-South selection by Fox Sports ... Chosen to Orlando Sentinel All-Southern team ... Named to Student Sports Hot 100 list, ranking as the nation's No. 5 offensive lineman ... Was named to PrepStar preseason Top 100 Dream Team, ranking No. 52 ... Two-time All-State selection ... Rated by The Commercial Appeal as No. 1 on Shelby-Metro's Most Wanted list ... As a senior, was credited with 130 "pancake" blocks, allowing no sacks, and grading out at 90 percent ... Didn't allow a sack in his two years and had 200 "pancakes" and an 85 percent grade ... Helped lead Briarcrest to 10-3 record and 2004 state championship ... Earned two letters in football ... Coached in high school by Hugh Freeze ... Also lettered twice in basketball and twice in track ... Basketball team went 27-6 in 2004, winning district championship ... Averaged 22 points and 10 rebounds in basketball, earning All-State honors as well as making the Sun Coast All-Tourney team ... In track, was state runner-up in discus.

PERSONAL: Son of Denise Oher and Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy ... Full name is Michael Jerome Oher ... Born: May 28, 1986.

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