Ed Oliver Biography
Edward Oliver is an American football defensive tackle playing for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Houston and was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Ed Oliver Age
Ed was born on December 12, 1997, in Marksville, Louisiana, United States of America. He is 26 years old.
Ed Oliver Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).
Ed Oliver Weight
He weighs 287 lb (130 kg).
Ed Oliver Family
Ed was born to his supportive parents, Dana Baker and Ed Oliver Sr. in Marksville, Louisiana, United States. He was raised along with his older brother, Marcus, who also played for the University of Houston.
Ed Oliver Education
He attended Westfield High School in Houston. Ed had 84 tackles and seven sacks as a junior and 83 tackles, nine sacks, and an interception as a senior. He was ranked as a consensus five-star recruit and was rated among the top players in his class. Ed chose to play college football at the University of Houston and rejected offers from a multitude of powerhouse schools, including Oklahoma, Texas, LSU, Alabama, Florida, and Texas A&M. He was the first recruit rated as a five-star to commit to a school outside the Power Five conferences by ESPN.
In 2016, he became an immediate starter in his true freshman year at Houston. He started all 12 games during the regular season and had 60 tackles and five sacks. Ed was named the winner of the Bill Willis Trophy and became the first freshman to win the award. After his junior year in 2018, he decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2019 NFL Draft.
Ed Oliver Girlfriend
He is one of the secretive American footballers who share little information about his personal life. Therefore, information regarding his marital status is inaccessible to the public.
Ed Oliver Salary
He receives a satisfactory salary of $2,250,000 annually.
Ed Oliver’s Net Worth
Ed has amassed a hefty over the years and has a net worth of around $20 million.
Ed Oliver Career
On March 5, 2018, Ed declared that he already intended to forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the 2019 NFL Draft. In May 2018, he was projected by ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay to go No. 1 overall in the 2019 draft. The Buffalo Bills selected Ed in the first round with the ninth overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft. He signed his four-year rookie contract, worth a fully guaranteed $19.7 million on May 9, 2019.
In week 7, he made his first career sack on Ryan Fitzpatrick in the 31–21 victory over the Miami Dolphins. In Week 2 of the 2020 season, Ed recorded another season-opening sack on Ryan Fitzpatrick during the 31–28 victory over the Dolphins and finished the season with 33 tackles, three sacks, and a forced fumble through 16 starts. In the 2021 season, he started all 17 games as a starting defensive tackle, recording 41 tackles, four sacks and a forced fumble.
The Bills picked up the fifth-year option on Oliver’s contract on April 26, 2022. In Week 12 of the 2022 season, he recorded six tackles, two for a loss, a safety, a forced fumble, and a recovery in a 28–25 win over the Lions and earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week. Ed signed a four-year, $68 million contract extension with the Bills on June 3, 2023.