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Greg Olsen
Greg Olsen
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Greg Olsen

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Date of birth
Mar 11, 1985
College
Miami (FL)
Height
6-5
Weight
253 Lbs

Bio

Greg Olsen is a tight end for the Carolina Panthers. He was drafted in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears.

EARLY YEARS

Olsen was born on March 11, 1985 in Paterson, New Jersey. He attended Wayne Hills High School where he was coached by his father, Chris Olsen. Olsen finished his three-year career with 73 catches for 1,474 yards and a school-record 27 TDs.

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI

After originally enrolling with the University of Notre Dame, Olsen transferred to Miami as a freshman.

He started nine games as a sophomore, but only caught 16 passes. During his senior year, he was 9th in the ACC with 40 receptions on the season. He added 489 yards and one TD that season.

CHICAGO BEARS

Olsen was drafted by the Bears with the 31st pick in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft.

After starting sparingly his first two seasons in the league, Olsen became the full-time starter in 2009. He had a career-high eight TDs that season to go with 60 receptions for 612 yards.

Prior to the 2011 NFL Season, Olsen was traded to the Panthers for the 2012 third-round draft pick.

CAROLINA PANTHERS

In his three seasons with Carolina, Olsen has started all but three games in 2011. He had a career-high 843 yards in 2012 and a career-high 73 receptions in 2013.

His 381 career receptions currently ranks 30th among all active players. 

Statistics

Stats REC TAR YDS Y/R TD LONG 20+ 40+ FUM RZ TAR 1DN YDS/G
2013 Regular Season 73 109 816 11.2 6 31 10 0 0 18 44 51.00

Game Log

Date Opponent Result REC TAR YDS Y/R LONG RZ TAR TD ATT YDS Y/A RZ ATT TD
1-10-2015 @ Seattle Seahawks Seattle Seahawks 31-17 4 6 58 14.5 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1-3-2015 @ Arizona Cardinals Arizona Cardinals 27-16 3 5 37 12.3 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-28-2014 @ Atlanta Falcons Atlanta Falcons 3-34 2 3 27 13.5 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Cleveland Browns Cleveland Browns 17-13 1 3 21 21.0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-17 10 13 110 11.0 16 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

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