Michael Oher Salary
Looking for information on Michael Oher's salary? Michael Oher is an offensive tackle from Ole Miss University. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens with the 23rd overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. While Michael Oher played for Ole Miss, he won many collegiate awards, such as the 2008 Shug Jordan Award and the 2008 SEC Jacobs Blocking award. Michael Oher is 6 foot 4 inches tall and he weighs 309 pounds.
After being drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2009, he was signed to a five year contract. The maximum value of Michael Oher's contract was 13.8 million dollars, which comes out to an average annual salary of $2,760,000. However, only $7.8 million of that $13.8 million was guaranteed. In addition to receiving the aforementioned contract, Michael Oher also received a roster bonus worth $940,000 in 2009. His contract that was signed in 2009 also called for a $4.7 million option bonus that was to be paid in March of 2010.
Michael Oher is well known for being the subject of "The Blind Side," which was a novel that Michael Lewis wrote in 2006. Of course, a movie was based off of that book that both Tim McGraw and Sandra Bullock starred in. The movie was released in November of 2009. Quinton Aaron played the role of Michael Oher. Michael Oher was born to very poor parents. However, Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy adopted Michael Oher and helped him to become one of the best collegiate and professional offensive tackles in the country.