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Jonathan Ogden
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Date of birth July 31, 1974
Place of birth Washington, D.C.
Height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Weight 345 lb (157 kg)
Position(s) Left tackle
College UCLA
NFL Draft 1996 / Round 1/ Pick 4
Career Highlights
Pro Bowls 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
2006, 2007
Awards 1995 Outland Trophy
Retired #s UCLA #79
Stats
Statistics
Team(s)
1996-Present Baltimore Ravens


Jonathan Phillip "Big Boy" Ogden (born July 31, 1974 in Washington, DC) is an American football offensive tackle who currently plays for the Baltimore Ravens.

He received his education at St. Albans School in Washington DC, excelling not only in football but also in track and field. An All-American in both sports, he decided on the UCLA instead of the University of Florida because UCLA let him do track and field. A legitimate Olympic level shot-putter, he decided to focus on football. In college, he was a four-year starter at left tackle and eventually had his jersey (#79) retired - only the fourth player in Bruins' history to receive that honor.

During the 1996 NFL Draft, Ogden was selected by the Ravens in the first round with the fourth overall choice.

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