New Jersey native Greg Olsen is now an Emmy winner.
The former Carolina Panthers tight end, and current NFL analyst for Fox Sports, Olsen was named Outstanding Personality and Emerging Talent by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) at the 44th Annual Sports Emmy’s.
Olsen just wrapped up calling his first Super Bowl alongside fellow New Jerseyian Kevin Burkhardt. Olsen grew up in Paterson, New Jersey, and went to high school at Wayne Hills, before playing college ball at Miami (Florida). Olsen went on to have a NFL playing career as a tight end with the Chicago Bears, Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks.
Olsen’s Emmy win is one of nine Emmy’s for Fox Sports. The network was tied with ESPN for the most Sports Emmy victories.
First ever acceptance speech 😂@sportsemmys @NFLonFOX https://t.co/qufTEvppzd pic.twitter.com/YhSgnFbVtw— Greg Olsen (@gregolsen88) May 23, 2023
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