Profile: Jason Olford

August 06, 2002

Jason Olford

Position: Defensive back

College: Louisiana Tech

Who he is: This rookie free agent was a two-year standout at Louisiana Tech. He had 86 tackles (71 solo) and nine interceptions in two years. His average of 0.5 interceptions a game ranked 15th nationally.

Favorite football moment: "We played at Louisiana State and the game was on the line, and I intercepted a pass and took it back 40 yards for a touchdown. It ended the other team's drive and won the game for us."

Ravens mentors: "Matt Stover, James Trapp, Chris McAlister - I look up to those guys. I think they're good role models. I just try to follow in their footsteps."

Something you might not know about him: "I have a lot of tenacity. I seem shy, but I can be very wild and outgoing."

How he spends his free time: "I like to fish, play games and sleep. I once caught a 14-pound bass."- Mary Beth Kozak

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