Profile: Mike Olson
83 first hit tackles, 29 assists, 112 total tackles, 5 sacks, 4 pass knock downs, 2 interceptions, 1 interception returned for a touchdown
1st Team Liberty District, Liberty Disrict defensive Player of the Year, 1st Team Northern Region, VHSL All-State Team; Loudon All-Extra Player of the Year
Why Wake Forest?
"When I first visited I noticed how nice the campus was and how small it was. I liked how small it was, I figured everyone knew everyone. The coaches and players were great, I sat in on a linebacker meeting and everyone was close. They were friendly and said great things about the football team and coaches. They took a chance on me because no school had offered me at the time. They saw the good player I thought I had always been and I appreciate that. They seemed like really good people and it is a good program."
Linebacker Mike Olson was the first of three Stone Bridge High prospects to commit to Wake Forest. A 6'4 linebacker, Olson proved himself as one of the top prospects out of Virginia during his senior season and is expected to make a big impact at Wake Forest.