Michael oher

By Logan and Greyson


Michael Oher was born on May 28, 1986, in Tennessee.

Early life

Growing up in and out of foster care, he didn't really know his parents or discipline. He repeated 1st and 2nd grade while attending 11 different schools in 9 years. Micheal's mother was a drug addict and his father died in prison his High School senior year. Dispite these differences Micheal was a well rounded athlete at Bliarcrest Christian School in 3 sports.

Before NFL

The young boy was finally taken in by Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy when he was 16, and the Tuohys became Oher's legal guardians when he was 17. In his junior year, Oher began to excel in football. By the beginning of his senior year, Oher was the starting left tackle on the varsity football team. He quickly became a top football prospect in the state of Tennessee, which led to multiple scholarship offers from Division 1 schools.


  • Lettered in Track & Basketball
  • Mid-State Honors in Basketball his Senior Year
  • State Runner-Up in Discus his Senior Year
  • Rated a 5 Star Recruit & the 5 offensive lineman prospect in the Country
  • 03' Division ll Lineman of the Year
  • First Team Tennessee of the Year

Success in the NFL

Oher experimented great success in 2004. A well known for football player he was offered A scholarship from the University of Mississippi after receiving many other offers. In the 2009 NFL draft Michael was selected 23rd overall by the Baltimore ravens. During the 20013-14 season Oher help take the ravens to Super Bowl 47 . In 2014-15 Michael joined the Carolina panthers. he was recruited by the teams quarterback cam Newton


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