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Michael Oher Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1986
Place of Birth Memphis, Tennessee
Age 34 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
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Michael Oher

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.

PositionOffensive tackle
Date of birthMay 28, 1986
Place of birthMemphis, Tennessee
High schoolBriarcrest Christian School, (Eads, Tennessee)
NFL Draft2009 / Round: 1/ Pick: 23
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About Michael Oher

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.

Michael Oher before fame

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.

Achievement of Michael Oher

He was picked 23rd overall by the Baltimore Ravens in 2009.

Michael Oher family life

He was adopted by Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy and raised alongside their children Collins and Sean Jr.

Associations of Michael Oher

Quinton Aaron plays him in the movie The Blind Side, which is based on his life, and Sandra Bullock plays his kind caretaker.

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  • Tuohy family
  • 21st-century Christians
  • Ole Miss Rebels football players
  • American adoptees
  • Players of American football from Tennessee

Latest information about Michael Oher updated on May 10 2021.

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