|70 Chris Olson
Named first team All-Big 12 Academic... played in 10 games (4 starts) while making two starts at right tackle and starting twice at tight end.
Started nine games on the season while making 11 appearances ... extremely versatile as he played every position but center last season ... one of two returning starters on the line from last season ... should be a leader for the line this season.
Played in seven games as a sophomore ... should be a big factor in the offensive line as a junior.
Played in seven games, primarily on special teams ... saw offensive action against Rice and Northwestern State ... preparing for bright future ... impressed coaches with his agility and versatility ... can play both tackle and guard.
Highland Park High School in Dallas, Texas ... Four-Star Recruit (Scout.com) ... Three-Star Recruit (Rivals.com) ... No. 42 overall prospect in Dallas area (Dallas Morning News) ... No. 37 offensive tackle nationally (Rivals.com) ... No. 39 offensive tackle nationally (Scout.com) ... No. 95 overall prospect in Texas (Rivals.com) ... Class 4A All-State pick ... Class 4A Region II First Team (TexasHSFootball.com) ... helped lead HPHS to 15-0 record and Class 4A State Championship ... District 11-4A first team after posting 90 knockdowns and allowing no sacks ... team averaged 35 points per game ... second-team All-District 11-4A after recording 75 pancake blocks and not allowing a sack during junior season ... also offered by Indiana, Kansas, Oklahoma State, Utah, Vanderbilt, SMU and UTEP ... High School Coach: Randy Allen.
Chris Olson ... born April 23, 1988, in Pasadena, California ... son of Bernadine and Robert Olson ... has an older brother, Matt...hobbies include racquetball and eating ... working on his masters in business administration