At Hartford Union: Two year starter at tackle ... named conference lineman of the year as a senior ... ranked 55th on Detroit News Blue Chip list ... earned all-state first team accolades as an offensive and defensive lineman ... helped lead team to a 9-2 record and Little Ten championship ... also earned three varsity letters in track and field, competing in the shot put and high jump.... Chose CMU over Western Michigan and Ball State ... prep coach was Dan Brunner, father of current CMU quarterback Brian Brunner ... was a freshman when Brian Brunner was a senior at Hartford Union.
Parents are David and Brenda Olson ... born February 19, 1989 ... cousin Adam Hahn plays football at Northwestern ... greatest moment in athletics was serving as a team captain as a high school senior.
08/29/2013 - OL Jake Olson of Central Michigan has the difficult task of replacing LT Eric Fisher, who shocked the college football world by being chosen first in last spring's NFL Draft. The Chippewas don't need Olson to match Fisher's accomplishments, but they do hope he will help them forget what they've lost. - The Sports Xchange