04-27-2007, 07:59 AM
Bite me, Roger!
Join Date: Aug 1997
Location: Lafayette, LA
Greg Olsen is the most recent in a line of solid tight ends from the University of Miami, and he wants to continue a legacy of success
Jimmy Smith / N.O. Times-Picayune
Already armed with his college degree and coming off a season during which the University of Miami football program reached a nadir -- see much publicized brawl against Florida International -- tight end Greg Olsen decided to take a leap of faith.
His gamble wasn't much of a stretch.
He has a football pedigree. His brother, Christian, was a quarterback who signed with Notre Dame then transferred to Virginia, and father Chris is a high school head coach.
And Olsen comes from a long line of Miami tight ends who have made names for themselves professionally: Bubba Franks (Green Bay), Kellen Winslow Jr. (Cleveland) and Jeremy Shockey (New York Giants). Full Story – Picayune