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Michael Oher (American Lit)

By tkizer4
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    Mom's crack and alcohol addiction

    Growing up, Michael's mom was a drug addict, and had twelve children.
  • Date of Birth

    Born Michael Jerome Williams, Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Early rough living

    Placed in foster care at age seven, and alternated between living in various foster homes and periods of homelessness.
  • High School athletic achievements

    High School athletic achievements
    After the 2003 football season at Briarcrest, he was named Division II Lineman of the Year in 2003, and First Team Tennessee All-State.Scout.com rated Oher a five-star recruit and the No. 5 offensive lineman prospect in the country.
  • Oher finds a family

    In 2004, Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy allowed Oher to live with them and eventually adopted him. They also hired a tutor that worked with him 20 hours a week to try and get his GPA higher.
  • Ole Miss Rebels

    Ole Miss Rebels
    After getting offers from Ole Miss, Alabama, LSU, Tennessee, Oher decides to go to Ole Miss and play football.
  • Freshman Year College Awards (2005)

    2005 First Team Freshman All-American
    2005 First Team All-Quad Freshman Chrome [AQFC] Tackle Letius
    2005 First Team SEC All-Freshman
  • Sophmore year college awards

    2006 Second Team All-SEC
  • Junior year college awards

    2007 First Team All-SEC
  • Senior Year Awards

    2008 First Team All-American
    2008 First Team All-SEC
    2008 Shug Jordan Award as the Southeast Offensive Lineman of the Year
    2008 Colonel Earl “Red” Blaik Leadership-Scholarship Award
    2008 Outland Trophy finalist
    2008 Conerly Trophy finalist
    2008 Lombardi Award semifinalist
    2008 SEC Jacobs Blocking Trophy
  • 2009 NFL Draft

    2009 NFL Draft
    Michael got selected 1st round, 23rd overall by the Baltimore Ravens
  • Signing with the team

    He selects jersey number 74, and signs a 5 year 13.8 million dollar contract with the Ravens
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    Rookie Season

    Started every game his rookie season 11 at left tackle, and 5 at right tackle
  • NFL Rookie Award

    Michael Oher finished 2nd in rookie of the year voting with 6 votes.
  • Super_Bowl_XLVII CHAMPIONS!!

    Super_Bowl_XLVII CHAMPIONS!!
    Plays in his first super bowl, and wins! In the picture he hugs his mom who adopted him.