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Michael Oher

Michael Jerome Oher is a former NFL player famous for his time with the Baltimore Ravens.

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May 28, 1986
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Michael Oher is an American professional football player who currently plays as an offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He is best known for his success in the NFL and his incredible story, which was made popular by the hit film "The Blind Side". Oher has made four Pro Bowls and was part of the Super Bowl XLVII-winning Baltimore Ravens.

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1983</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Michael Oher is Born</div><div class='timeline-text'>On May 28, 1983, Michael Oher was born in Memphis, Tennessee.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2000</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Joins Briarcrest Christian School Football Team</div><div class='timeline-text'>Michael joins the football team at Briarcrest Christian School after being homeless and living with friends.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2004</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Earns Scholarship to University of Mississippi</div><div class='timeline-text'>After excelling at Briarcrest, Oher earns a full scholarship to play football at the University of Mississippi.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2008</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Selected 23rd Overall by Baltimore Ravens</div><div class='timeline-text'>Oher is selected 23rd overall by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2008 NFL Draft.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2011</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>The Blind Side Movie Released</div><div class='timeline-text'>A movie based on Oher's journey from poverty to success, The Blind Side, is released to critical acclaim.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Signs with Carolina Panthers</div><div class='timeline-text'>Oher signs with the Carolina Panthers and starts 10 games for them during the 2015 season.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2016</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Releases Autobiography I Beat the Odds</div><div class='timeline-text'>Michael releases his autobiography I Beat the Odds: From Homelessness to The Blind Side and Beyond.</div></div></div>

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Inspired the Movie 'The Blind Side'</h3><p class='facts-text'>Michael Oher's life story was the inspiration for the 2009 film, 'The Blind Side', starring Sandra Bullock and Quinton Aaron.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>From Homeless to NFL Star</h3><p class='facts-text'>Michael Oher went from homeless and living in foster homes, to becoming a first round NFL draft pick and a Super Bowl Champion with the Baltimore Ravens.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Received Academic Scholarship</h3><p class='facts-text'>Michael Oher was offered an academic scholarship to attend the University of Mississippi, where he also played football.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Author of Best Selling Book</h3><p class='facts-text'>Michael Oher wrote a book about his inspiring journey called 'I Beat the Odds: From Homelessness to The Blind Side and Beyond'. It was a New York Times Best Seller.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Started His Own Foundation</h3><p class='facts-text'>Michael Oher started his own foundation, The Making it Happen Foundation, which helps underprivileged children and teens in the Memphis area.</p></div></div>

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Michael Oher, an American Football player, was born on May 28, 1986 and is currently 37 years old. He is best known for his rags-to-riches story which was captured in the 2009 film "The Blind Side." He has won numerous awards for his time as an offensive tackle in the NFL.