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Encyclopedia > Melvin Oliver
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Date of birth July 25, 1983
Place of birth Opelika, Alabama
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Position(s) Defensive Tackle
College LSU
NFL Draft 2006 / Round 6
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2006-Present San Francisco 49ers
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Melvin Deontae Oliver (born on July 25, 1983 in Opelika, Alabama) is a NFL defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers. He went to Louisiana State University. He was drafted by the 49ers in the 6th round (197th overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft. July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Opelika is a city located in Lee County in east central Alabama. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The defensive team or defense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage not in possession of the ball. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... Memorial Tower. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 2006 NFL Draft, the 71st in league history, took place in New York City at Radio City Music Hall on April 29 and April 30, 2006. ... The American Football League (AFL, 1960 - 1969) stocked its teams in two ways: 1) Signing free agents (players whose contracts in other professional football leagues had expired, or who had no professional experience). ... Tackle during 2006 Pro Bowl in Hawaii A top cheerleader from each team takes part in the 2006 Pro Bowl in Hawaii The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... An award is something given to a person or group of people to recognize excellence in a certain field. ... Honours may refer to: Honours, used to recognise merit in terms of achievement and service in the British honours system Honours degree, in association with Bachelors degree See also Honour or honor, comprises the reputation, self-perception or moral identity of an individual or of a group This is... Retirement is the status of a worker who has stopped working. ... A world record is the best performance in a certain discipline, usually a sports event. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners Team colors Cardinal Red, Metallic Gold and Black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager none Mascot Sourdough Sam Local radio Flagship stations: KNBR (680 AM & 1050 AM) and KSAN (107. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is technically the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Opelika is a city located in Lee County in east central Alabama. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners Team colors Cardinal Red, Metallic Gold and Black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager none Mascot Sourdough Sam Local radio Flagship stations: KNBR (680 AM & 1050 AM) and KSAN (107. ... Memorial Tower. ... The 2006 NFL Draft, the 71st in league history, took place in New York City at Radio City Music Hall on April 29 and April 30, 2006. ...

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College Career

In 2005, Oliver is a solid defensive end who, along with Kyle Williams, Claude Wroten and Chase Pittman, gave the Tigers one of the most dominant defensive fronts in college football. He played and started in all 13 games senior season. He led all Tiger defensive linemen with 67 tackles, nine sacks and 11 tackles for losses. The nine sacks tie for the seventh-highest single-season total in school history. He was named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance against the Arkansas. He capped his career with Tigers by being named Defensive MVP of the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl after recording five tackles, including two tackles for losses and a sack in the 40-3 LSU win. Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Claude Wroten is a current American football defensive tackle for the St. ... Look up Tackle in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Tackle can refer to: Block and tackle, nautical, a set of pulleys. ... The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is a college athletic conference which operates in the southeastern part of the United States. ... The University of Arkansas is a public coeducational land-grant university system, with its flagship campus in Fayetteville. ... The Peach Bowl is an annual college football bowl game played in Atlanta, Georgia since December, 1968. ...


In 2004, he played in all 12 games with 10 starts. He recorded 36 tackles, five tackles for losses and one sack. He had best game of season against Ole Miss with seven tackles and one sack for an eight-yard loss, he also added two quarterback hurries against the Rebels. He was named LSU's Defensive MVP by the media at the Capital One Bowl after intercepting, a pass and returning it 27 yards in the first quarter. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The word sack can refer to: A large bag, typically made of heavy cloth such as hemp or burlap. ... The University of Mississippi (also known as Ole Miss) is a public, coeducational research university located in Oxford, Mississippi. ... The Capital One Bowl is an annual college football game played in Orlando, Florida at the Citrus Bowl, and previously known as the Tangerine Bowl (1947-1982) and the Florida Citrus Bowl (1983-2002). ... In Canadian or American football, an interception occurs when a quarterbacks pass is caught by a player on the opposing team. ...


In 2003, he played in all 14 games with one start. He made 31 tackles, four tackles for losses, four sacks, seven quarterback hurries and broke up three passes. He was part of the defensive linemen rotation for the Tigers. He started against Mississippi State in place of an injured Marquise Hill and registered 31 tackles and four sacks. He had an outstanding game in the Sugar Bowl against Oklahoma, finishing with four tackles, one sack for a nine-yard loss and another tackle behind the line of scrimmage, he also broke up a pass in the 21-14 win over the Sooners. He collected two tackles and a sack of Eli Manning for a four-yard loss in win over Ole Miss. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mississippi State University is a land-grant university located in north east-central Mississippi in the town of Starkville and is situated 125 miles northeast of Jackson and 23 miles west of Columbus. ... Marquise Hill (born August 8, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is currently a defensive end for the New England Patriots. ... A sugar bowl is a small bowl or designed for holding sugar or sugar cubes to be served with tea or coffee in the Western tradition. ... The University of Oklahoma, often called OU or Oklahoma is an institution of higher learning located in Oklahoma. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


In 2002, he was an impressive redshirt freshman who earned second team Freshman All-America by The Sporting News. He was also named to The Sporting News' Freshman All-SEC team. He led LSU and ranked among the SEC leaders with six sacks. The six sacks ranked second in LSU history among freshman for single-season sacks (Jarvis Green, now with the New England Patriots, holds the LSU freshman mark with eight in 1998). He played in all 13 games with no starts. He had 29 tackles including six for losses, all of which were sacks and added three quarterback hurries and one pass breakup. He capped rookie season with two tackles and a sack for a nine-yard loss against Texas, in the Cotton Bowl. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The Sporting News (TSN) is an American-based sports newspaper. ... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Blue, Red, Silver, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Pat Patriot Local radio Flagship stations: WBCN 104. ... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats Team colors Blue, Red, Silver, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Scott Pioli Mascot Pat Patriot Local radio Flagship stations: WBCN 104. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The University of Texas System comprises fifteen educational institutions in Texas, of which nine are general academic universities, and six are health institutions. ... The Cotton Bowl can refer to: The Cotton Bowl annual college football game The Cotton Bowl stadium that plays host to the above football game and other events. ...


High School Career

Oliver was an outstanding pass rusher that helped Opelika High School to an 11-2 overall mark. His squad was the No. 1 rated defense in Alabama and they ranked first in the state in points allowed per game. He registered 80 tackles, including 16 for losses and had 14 sacks with one fumble recovery. He made First-Team 6A All-State and All-District.


Personal

Oliver's parents are Melvin Watson and Belinda Martin. He has one brother, Carleton Watson. He majored in general studies.


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