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MIAMI VS MARYLAND
The University of Miami (FL) tight end Greg Olsen (82) is brought down after an 8-yard gain in the third quarter against Maryland linebacker Wesley Jefferson (35) on November 11, 2006 at Byrd Stadium in College Park, Maryland. Maryland defeated Miami 14-13. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)
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Gregory Olsen (born March 11, 1985 in Wayne, New Jersey) is an American football tight end for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Bears 31st overall in the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Miami.

Olsen attended Wayne Hills High School, where he played football under his father Chris Olsen, Sr. As a high school senior he was one of three finalists for the Gatorade Player of the Year award along with former Miami Hurricane teammate Kyle Wright. He was a USA Today First-Team All-American as a senior in 2002. He finished his career with 73 receptions for 1,474 yards, and a school-record 27 touchdowns. He played in the 2003 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He also played basketball on a Varsity level for three years.

Olsen originally enrolled at the University of Notre Dame but transferred as a freshman to the University of Miami in 2003. In 2003, Olsen was on the Hurricanes' scout team before suffering a shoulder injury and was redshirted. He became the starter of the Miami Hurricanes in his sophomore season in 2005 after Kevin Everett was drafted in the third round by the Buffalo Bills. In his career he totaled 87 receptions for 1215 yards, and 6 touchdowns.

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