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USA Today first-team prep All-America selection ? Parade, SuperPrep and PrepStar All-American ? rated third overall on ESPN?s list of top 100 players nationally ? ranked 10th nationally on list of Hot 100 prospects by The Sporting News ? one of three finalists for Gatorade National Player of the Year, after earning Gatorade Player of the Year honors for New Jersey ? named a Heisman All-Star ? ranked second nationally among tight ends on CBS SportsLine.com top 100 dream team ? helped team to 12-0 mark in 2002 and New Jersey Group 3 state title ? caught 38 passes for 703 yards and 14 touchdowns as senior in 2002 at Wayne Hills High School in Wayne, N.J. ? also rushed seven times for 117 yards ? made 87 tackles to go with 25 tackles for loss and 15 sacks and four fumbles caused as defensive end ? also had a school record 15 hurries and 15 passes knocked down in ?02 ? named defensive player of the year for ?02 by Newark Star-Ledger ? Herald News offensive player of the Year ? two-time first-team New Jersey all-state pick and area player of the year ? as junior had 89 tackles, 35 for loss ? also has experience as long snapper ? his career numbers include 73 catches for 1,474 yards (an average of 20.2 yards a catch) and a school-record 27 touchdowns ? on defense compiled 203 tackles including 60 for loss and 27 sacks ? played in U.S Army All-Star Game in San Antonio ? averaged 16 points and eight rebounds per game as power forward in basketball ? all-conference in basketball ? has thrown javelin 161 1/2 feet and was two-time all-state selection ? team captain as a senior in football, basketball and track and field ? member of National Honor Society and ecology club in high school ? one of three children for Chris and Susan Olsen ? played for father in high school ? younger brother of current Irish sophomore quarterback Chris Olsen ? full name is Greg Walter Olsen ? born March 11, 1985, in Paterson, N.J. ? enrolled in the First Year of Studies.

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Greg Olsen
Greg  Olsen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wayne, NJ

High School:
Wayne Hills

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 245

Position:
Tight End

Birthdate:
03/11/1985

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