Greg Olsen stats, ranking, wife, age, son, contract
Greg Olson is an American football tight end for Carolina Panthers of National Football League. He had played college football at University of Miami and he was drafted by Chicago Bears in the first round of 2007 NFL Draft. Greg is the native of Paterson, New Jersey. He came into this world on 11th March of the year 1985 which has now made him at the age of 30. He is a tall guy with the towering height of 1.96 m that is six feet and five inches.
Greg was grown up in Wayne, New Jersey where he went to get his education from the Wayne Hills High School. There, he used to play the football as well as basketball under his father Chris Olden, Sr. As high school senior, Greg was one of the three finalists for Gatorade Player of The Year Award together with the former Miami Hurricane teammate Kyle Wright. As a senior, he was a USA Today First Team All-American in the year 2002. He also played in 2003 US Army All-American Bowl.
Greg then originally got enrolled at University of Notre Dame but was later transferred as the freshman to University of Miami in 2003. He was on the scout team of Hurricane before suffering from a shoulder injury and was redshirted. He then became the starter of Miami Hurricanes in the sophomore season in 2005 after Kevin Everett was drafted in third round by Buffalo Bills. In his career, he had totaled 87 receptions for 1215 yards and the six touchdowns.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Olsen has already got married. He is married to his wife named Kara Olsen. The couple are also the proud parents of their three children. His wife gave birth to their first baby, a son named Tate Christian Olsen in early June 2011. The next year, Greg announced via his Twitter page that the pair was expecting their twins children. Later, his wife again gave birth to twins Talbot and Trent Jerry on 9th October the same year.
Prior to that, Greg has founded the Receptions For Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation in the year 2009 which helps to fund the career research. One of his fundraising events include Kicks for the Cure Kickball Tournament which is the largest charity kickball tournament of the world. Besides that, more details about his stats, ranking and his contract can also be found in various sources and he can also be followed in Instagram and Twitter.