Joshua Oliver is an American football tight end for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at San Jose State.
Born in Templeton, California, Oliver attended Paso Robles High School in Paso Robles, California. Uncle, Clancy Oliver, was an NFL defensive back for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1969 to 1970 and St. Louis Cardinals in 1973, and his second cousin Darren Oliver was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1993 to 2013.
He played tight end, defensive end, and outside linebacker on the football team and forward on the basketball team in high school.
Oliver played at San Jose State from 2015 to 2018. During his career, he had 98 receptions for 1,067 yards and seven touchdowns.
Oliver was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round, 69th overall, of the 2019 NFL Draft. He was placed on injured reserve on November 18, 2019.
Oliver had surgery on a broken bone in his foot and was placed on injured reserve again on August 20, 2020.
On March 18, 2021, Oliver was traded to the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for a conditional 2022 seventh-round selection.