Edward Oliver, also known as Ed Oliver, is a defensive tackle with the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills. He stands 1.85 m tall and weighs 130 kg. He played football while attending Westfield High School in Houston. As a senior, he recorded 83 tackles, nine sacks, and an interception. As a junior, he had 84 tackles and seven sacks.
He made a commitment to attend the University of Houston. He participated in collegiate football for the University of Houston Cougars. In his actual freshman year, he started right away. During the regular season, he started each of the 12 games and racked up 60 tackles and five sacks. He received the Bill Willis Trophy, making him the only freshman to do so.
He was awarded the Outland Trophy, which is given to the country’s best interior lineman, as a sophomore in 2017 and was named to the Walter Camp All-America first team. He made the decision to bypass his senior year in 2018 and enter the 2019 NFL Draft instead. In the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Buffalo Bills.
He signed a four-year, $19.7 million fully guaranteed rookie deal in May 2019. He began the 2021 season as the defensive tackle in the starting lineup. In addition to 41 tackles, four sacks, and a forced fumble, he started each of the 17 games. The Bills exercised his fifth-year option on his contract in April 2022.
Who Is Ed Oliver Brother, Justin Baker?
Ed Oliver has a brother called Justin Baker. He keeps a low profile even as the brother of a professional football player so there is nothing known about him.