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Jonathan Ogden: Pro-files


In the popular HBO and book Series Game of Thrones there is a character so big they call him “The Mountain That Rides”.  Jonathan Ogden should have been called “The Mountain that Blocks”. At 6’9” he is one of the tallest players to play offensive line and is among the tallest to ever play in the NFL. Ogden has a special place in the hearts of Baltimore Ravens’ fans. He was the first player ever drafted by the organization after they moved. Selected overall as the 4th pick in the draft, they also selected future Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis.  How good does an offensive tackle need to be to be chosen before Ray Lewis? Ogden was a standout player ever since High School in the D.C. suburbs at St. Albans School where he was a High School All-American at both football and track and field. He went on to college at UCLA and played both football and track and field. Ogden would win the...