Michael Jerome Oher is a former American football offensive tackle who played in the National Football League for eight seasons, primarily with the Baltimore Ravens. He played college football for the University of Mississippi, where he earned unanimous All-American honors, and was selected by the Ravens in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He also played for the Tennessee Titans and Carolina Panthers. Oher's life through his final year of high school and first year of college is one of the subjects of Michael Lewis' 2006 book, The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game, and was featured in the Academy Award-winning 2009 film The Blind Side.
|Date of birth||May 28, 1986|
|Place of birth||Memphis, Tennessee|
|High school||Briarcrest Christian School, (Eads, Tennessee)|
|NFL Draft||2009 / Round: 1/ Pick: 23|
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NFL offensive lineman whose life inspired the movie The Blind Side. He spent the first five years of his career with the Baltimore Ravens, winning Super Bowl XLVII with the team in 2013. He joined the Carolina Panthers in 2015 and helped lead the team to Super Bowl 50 in 2016.
He had two deadbeat parents and struggled to find food and shelter, and eventually found a loving family that gave him the tools necessary to prosper.
He was picked 23rd overall by the Baltimore Ravens in 2009.
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Latest information about Michael Oher updated on May 10 2021.