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Greg Olsen
TE #88
Height:
6-5
Weight:
253
Age:
29
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Hometown:
Wayne, N.J.
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2013):

REC
73
YDS
816
AVG
11.2
TDS
6
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 381 4,180 11 52 36 0 0 -- 0 0 5 4
2013 CAR 16 16 73 816 11.2 31 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CAR 16 16 69 843 12.2 47T 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CAR 16 13 45 540 12 44T 5 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2010 CHI 16 13 41 404 9.9 39T 5 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1
2009 CHI 16 15 60 612 10.2 41 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CHI 16 7 54 574 10.6 52 5 -- -- -- -- -- 2 2
2007 CHI 14 4 39 391 10 31 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Signed to contract extension by Carolina (7/31/11)...Traded by Chicago to Carolina in exchange for a 2012 third-round draft choice (7/29/11)...Selected in the first round (31st overall) of the NFL Draft by Chicago (4/28/07).

GP/GS
Career (110/84) [3/3]; 2013 (16/16) [1/1]; 2012 (16/16); 2011 (16/13); 2010 (16/13) [2/2]; 2009 (16/15); 2008 (16/7); 2007 (14/4).

2013
Started 16 games for Carolina...Led the team with a career-high 73 receptions, 816 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns...Set a team record for the most catches in a season by a tight end, breaking his previous record of 69 in 2012...Key member of offense that ranked fourth in the NFL in third-down efficiency, fifth in time of possession, second in drives lasting five-plus minutes and tied for seventh in drives of 10 plays or more...Ranks in the top 10 among all NFL tight ends in catches (sixth), receiving yards (eighth) and receiving touchdowns (eighth) since entering the league in 2007......POSTSEASON: Started NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Notched four receptions for 55 yards...At Buffalo (9/15): Corralled a 13-yard touchdown catch...At Tampa Bay (10/24): Pulled in a one-yard touchdown reception...Vs. Atlanta (11/3): Cradled a 14-yard play-action pass for a touchdown on fourth down...Vs. New England (11/18): Grabbed a 15-yard touchdown catch...At Miami (11/24): Scored the game-winning touchdown on a one-yard play-action pass with 43 seconds left...At New Orleans (12/8): Posted a season-high eight receptions for 40 yards...Vs. New York Jets (12/15): Compiled a season high 88 receiving yards on five catches...At Atlanta (12/29): Snared a seven-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter that proved to be the game-winning score in NFC South division clinching win.

2012
Started a career-high 16 games for Carolina...Set team records for the most catches and receiving yards in a season by a tight end with career highs of 69 catches and 843 receiving yards...Led the team with five touchdown receptions...Surpassed the previous records of 63 catches and 822 receiving yards by Wesley Walls in 1999...Contributed to offense that produced 5,771 total net yards and 328 first downs, the second-highest totals in team history...At Atlanta (9/30): Caught a 17-yard touchdown...Vs. Denver (11/11): Established single-game career highs with nine receptions and 102 yards...Scored two touchdowns on catches of four and five yards...Marked first career 100-yard receiving effort in the regular season and second career multi-touchdown game...Became the first Panthers tight end since Walls versus Seattle (10/8/00) to have a 100-yard receiving game...Equaled the third most receiving yards by a tight end in team history...At Kansas City (12/2): Posted a career-long 47-yard touchdown reception...Vs. Atlanta (12/9): Made a leaping 25-yard touchdown grab.

2011
Acquired by Carolina in a trade with Chicago in exchange for a 2012 third-round draft choice (7/29)...Played in 16 games with 13 starts...Finished third on the team with 45 catches for 540 yards and five touchdowns...Added one two-point conversion...Part of aerial attack that totaled 3,829 net passing yards, the second most in team history...Combined with tight ends Jeremy Shockey and Richie Brockel to catch 85 passes for 1,008 yards and nine touchdowns, the most productive season by a set of tight ends in team history in terms of receptions and yardage...Vs. Jacksonville (9/25): Paced the Panthers with a season-high seven receptions for 57 yards and one touchdown...Scored game-winning touchdown on a 16-yard catch and run with 4:20 left in the fourth quarter...Followed touchdown with a two-point conversion reception...At Chicago (10/2): Made a three-yard touchdown grab...Vs. New Orleans (10/9): Corralled a touchdown in third consecutive game on a five-yard catch...Vs. Minnesota (10/30): Caught a 39-yard touchdown and joined Shockey with a one-yard touchdown reception to become first pair of tight ends to score in the same game for Carolina since Dante Rosario and Christian Fauria at Tampa Bay (12/30/07)... Vs. Atlanta (12/11): Hauled in a career-long 44-yard touchdown catch.

2010
Played in 16 games with 13 starts for Chicago...Produced 41 receptions for 404 yards...Tied for the team lead with five receiving touchdowns...POSTSEASON: Started both games...Recorded six catches for 143 yards and one touchdown...At Dallas (9/19): Snared a career-long 39-yard touchdown...Vs. Green Bay (9/27): Registered a season-high 64 receiving yards on five receptions with a nine-yard touchdown...NFC Divisional Playoff vs. Seattle (1/16): Generated first career 100-yard receiving effort with 113 yards on three catches, including a 58-yard touchdown.

2009
Played in 16 games with 15 starts for Chicago...Led the Bears with a career-high 60 receptions for 612 yards and eight touchdowns...60 catches stand as the second most by a tight end in team history behind the 75 by Mike Ditka in 1964...Posted nine receptions of 20 yards or more...At Atlanta (10/18): Made a two-yard touchdown grab...Marked third consecutive game with a touchdown catch...Vs. Arizona (11/8): Established a single-game career-high with three touchdowns, scoring on receptions of 33, 3 and 20 yards...Represented the most touchdowns by a Bears tight end since 1975...At Detroit (1/3): Accumulated a single-game career-high 94 receiving yards on five catches with a seven-yard touchdown.

2008
Played in 16 games with seven starts for Chicago...Finished second on the Bears with 54 catches and 574 receiving yards...Paced the team with five receiving touchdowns...At Detroit (10/5): Hauled in a career-long 52-yard reception...Vs. Minnesota (10/19): Snagged six catches for 74 yards and an 18-yard touchdown...Vs. New Orleans (12/11): Compiled a single-game career-high eight receptions.

2007
Drafted in the first round (31st overall) by Chicago...Played in 14 games with four starts...Collected 39 receptions for 391 yards and two touchdowns...Ranked fifth among all NFL rookies in catches and ninth in receiving yards...Became second rookie tight end in franchise history to surpass 300 receiving yards, joining Mike Ditka with 1,076 in 1961...Started versus Minnesota (10/14), versus Detroit (10/28), at Seattle (11/18) and versus New Orleans (12/30) when the Bears began in a two tight end set...Inactive at San Diego (9/9) and versus Kansas City (9/16) with a knee injury...HONORS: Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie...Vs. Dallas (9/23): Responded with two receptions for 28 yards in NFL debut...At Green Bay (10/7): Scored first career touchdown on a 19-yard pass from quarterback Brian Griese...Vs. Detroit (10/28): Accounted for Bears only touchdown on a 20-yard catch...Vs. Green Bay (12/23): Caught a two-point conversion.

COLLEGE
Played in 33 games with 26 starts at Miami (Fla.)...Entered NFL following junior season...Totaled 87 receptions for 1,215 yards and six touchdowns...Also saw action as long snapper on punts...2006 (Jr.): First-team All-ACC selection...Started 12 games...Led the Hurricanes with 40 catches for 489 yards and one touchdown...2005 (So.): All-ACC honorable mention...Started 12 games...Ranked second on the team with 31 receptions for 451 yards and four touchdowns...2004 (Fr.): Played in nine games with two starts...Notched 16 catches for 275 yards and one touchdown...2003: Redshirted with a shoulder injury.

PERSONAL
Attended Wayne (N.J.) Hills HS...Majored in criminology at Miami (Fla.).

TRANSACTIONS
Signed to contract extension by Carolina (7/31/11)...Traded by Chicago to Carolina in exchange for a 2012 third-round draft choice (7/29/11)...Selected in the first round (31st overall) of the NFL Draft by Chicago (4/28/07).

GP/GS
Career (110/84) [3/3]; 2013 (16/16) [1/1]; 2012 (16/16); 2011 (16/13); 2010 (16/13) [2/2]; 2009 (16/15); 2008 (16/7); 2007 (14/4).

2013
Started 16 games for Carolina...Led the team with a career-high 73 receptions, 816 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns...Set a team record for the most catches in a season by a tight end, breaking his previous record of 69 in 2012...Key member of offense that ranked fourth in the NFL in third-down efficiency, fifth in time of possession, second in drives lasting five-plus minutes and tied for seventh in drives of 10 plays or more...Ranks in the top 10 among all NFL tight ends in catches (sixth), receiving yards (eighth) and receiving touchdowns (eighth) since entering the league in 2007......POSTSEASON: Started NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Notched four receptions for 55 yards...At Buffalo (9/15): Corralled a 13-yard touchdown catch...At Tampa Bay (10/24): Pulled in a one-yard touchdown reception...Vs. Atlanta (11/3): Cradled a 14-yard play-action pass for a touchdown on fourth down...Vs. New England (11/18): Grabbed a 15-yard touchdown catch...At Miami (11/24): Scored the game-winning touchdown on a one-yard play-action pass with 43 seconds left...At New Orleans (12/8): Posted a season-high eight receptions for 40 yards...Vs. New York Jets (12/15): Compiled a season high 88 receiving yards on five catches...At Atlanta (12/29): Snared a seven-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter that proved to be the game-winning score in NFC South division clinching win.

2012
Started a career-high 16 games for Carolina...Set team records for the most catches and receiving yards in a season by a tight end with career highs of 69 catches and 843 receiving yards...Led the team with five touchdown receptions...Surpassed the previous records of 63 catches and 822 receiving yards by Wesley Walls in 1999...Contributed to offense that produced 5,771 total net yards and 328 first downs, the second-highest totals in team history...At Atlanta (9/30): Caught a 17-yard touchdown...Vs. Denver (11/11): Established single-game career highs with nine receptions and 102 yards...Scored two touchdowns on catches of four and five yards...Marked first career 100-yard receiving effort in the regular season and second career multi-touchdown game...Became the first Panthers tight end since Walls versus Seattle (10/8/00) to have a 100-yard receiving game...Equaled the third most receiving yards by a tight end in team history...At Kansas City (12/2): Posted a career-long 47-yard touchdown reception...Vs. Atlanta (12/9): Made a leaping 25-yard touchdown grab.

2011
Acquired by Carolina in a trade with Chicago in exchange for a 2012 third-round draft choice (7/29)...Played in 16 games with 13 starts...Finished third on the team with 45 catches for 540 yards and five touchdowns...Added one two-point conversion...Part of aerial attack that totaled 3,829 net passing yards, the second most in team history...Combined with tight ends Jeremy Shockey and Richie Brockel to catch 85 passes for 1,008 yards and nine touchdowns, the most productive season by a set of tight ends in team history in terms of receptions and yardage...Vs. Jacksonville (9/25): Paced the Panthers with a season-high seven receptions for 57 yards and one touchdown...Scored game-winning touchdown on a 16-yard catch and run with 4:20 left in the fourth quarter...Followed touchdown with a two-point conversion reception...At Chicago (10/2): Made a three-yard touchdown grab...Vs. New Orleans (10/9): Corralled a touchdown in third consecutive game on a five-yard catch...Vs. Minnesota (10/30): Caught a 39-yard touchdown and joined Shockey with a one-yard touchdown reception to become first pair of tight ends to score in the same game for Carolina since Dante Rosario and Christian Fauria at Tampa Bay (12/30/07)... Vs. Atlanta (12/11): Hauled in a career-long 44-yard touchdown catch.

2010
Played in 16 games with 13 starts for Chicago...Produced 41 receptions for 404 yards...Tied for the team lead with five receiving touchdowns...POSTSEASON: Started both games...Recorded six catches for 143 yards and one touchdown...At Dallas (9/19): Snared a career-long 39-yard touchdown...Vs. Green Bay (9/27): Registered a season-high 64 receiving yards on five receptions with a nine-yard touchdown...NFC Divisional Playoff vs. Seattle (1/16): Generated first career 100-yard receiving effort with 113 yards on three catches, including a 58-yard touchdown.

2009
Played in 16 games with 15 starts for Chicago...Led the Bears with a career-high 60 receptions for 612 yards and eight touchdowns...60 catches stand as the second most by a tight end in team history behind the 75 by Mike Ditka in 1964...Posted nine receptions of 20 yards or more...At Atlanta (10/18): Made a two-yard touchdown grab...Marked third consecutive game with a touchdown catch...Vs. Arizona (11/8): Established a single-game career-high with three touchdowns, scoring on receptions of 33, 3 and 20 yards...Represented the most touchdowns by a Bears tight end since 1975...At Detroit (1/3): Accumulated a single-game career-high 94 receiving yards on five catches with a seven-yard touchdown.

2008
Played in 16 games with seven starts for Chicago...Finished second on the Bears with 54 catches and 574 receiving yards...Paced the team with five receiving touchdowns...At Detroit (10/5): Hauled in a career-long 52-yard reception...Vs. Minnesota (10/19): Snagged six catches for 74 yards and an 18-yard touchdown...Vs. New Orleans (12/11): Compiled a single-game career-high eight receptions.

2007
Drafted in the first round (31st overall) by Chicago...Played in 14 games with four starts...Collected 39 receptions for 391 yards and two touchdowns...Ranked fifth among all NFL rookies in catches and ninth in receiving yards...Became second rookie tight end in franchise history to surpass 300 receiving yards, joining Mike Ditka with 1,076 in 1961...Started versus Minnesota (10/14), versus Detroit (10/28), at Seattle (11/18) and versus New Orleans (12/30) when the Bears began in a two tight end set...Inactive at San Diego (9/9) and versus Kansas City (9/16) with a knee injury...HONORS: Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie...Vs. Dallas (9/23): Responded with two receptions for 28 yards in NFL debut...At Green Bay (10/7): Scored first career touchdown on a 19-yard pass from quarterback Brian Griese...Vs. Detroit (10/28): Accounted for Bears only touchdown on a 20-yard catch...Vs. Green Bay (12/23): Caught a two-point conversion.

COLLEGE
Played in 33 games with 26 starts at Miami (Fla.)...Entered NFL following junior season...Totaled 87 receptions for 1,215 yards and six touchdowns...Also saw action as long snapper on punts...2006 (Jr.): First-team All-ACC selection...Started 12 games...Led the Hurricanes with 40 catches for 489 yards and one touchdown...2005 (So.): All-ACC honorable mention...Started 12 games...Ranked second on the team with 31 receptions for 451 yards and four touchdowns...2004 (Fr.): Played in nine games with two starts...Notched 16 catches for 275 yards and one touchdown...2003: Redshirted with a shoulder injury.

PERSONAL
Attended Wayne (N.J.) Hills HS...Majored in criminology at Miami (Fla.).

 

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