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April 18, 1996 | T.J. SIMERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The kid is a saint. Everybody says so. Wears a gold necklace--given to him by his mother. No earring, no plans to get an earring. Won the Outland Trophy as college football's best interior lineman and the NCAA indoor shotput title in his senior season and was still attending classes. "Never set foot in my office in four years because he was in trouble or needed something special," said Terry Donahue, former UCLA football coach.
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September 30, 2013 | By Chris Foster
What Jonathan Ogden sees seems familiar. Ogden, who played at UCLA from 1992-95, was the best offensive lineman in what was an era of top offensive linemen in Westwood. He has identified a renaissance. "It's amazing to look back at the lines we had," said Ogden, a member of the NFL Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame. "There was all that NFL talent. Myself, Vaughn Parker, Mike Flanagan, Craig Novitsky. " Flashing forward, Ogden said, "The talented guys UCLA has now look like they can play at the next level.
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September 11, 1992 | CHRIS BAKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Visions of Magic Johnson dancing in his head, UCLA offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden saw himself as a point guard when he played basketball on the playgrounds of his native Washington, D.C. But the NBA apparently isn't ready for a 6-foot 8-inch, 340-pound point guard. "All big men have the idea that God made a mistake and that they're point guards trapped in a lineman's body," said Ogden's father, Shirrel, 6-6 and also 340.
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May 15, 2012 | By Chris Foster
Jonathan Ogden, one of the top offensive linemen to play at UCLA, has been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. Ogden was a four-year starter for the Bruins and won the Outland Trophy as the nation's top lineman in 1995. He spent 12 seasons with the Baltimore Ravens and was named to the Pro Bowl nine times. Ogden was drafted fourth overall by the Ravens in 1996 and was the centerpiece of an era where UCLA developed top offensive linemen. The Bruins had six offensive linemen drafted between 1994-1999.
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November 9, 1995 | STEVE SPRINGER
Jonathan Ogden is one of the four finalists for this year's Lombardi Trophy, voted to college football's best lineman, but Coach Terry Donahue has even higher praise for his senior tackle. He says if he were putting together an all-star team based on his 20 years as UCLA's head coach, Ogden would be guaranteed a spot. "He'd make the first team," Donahue said. "He's as good as any player I've had. He should enjoy a fabulous pro career."
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October 11, 1995 | STEVE SPRINGER
Now the big worry is Jonathan Ogden. Already faced with fielding a defense decimated by injuries on Saturday against Arizona at the Rose Bowl, UCLA Bruin Coach Terry Donahue is concerned about Ogden, the left tackle who anchors the offensive line. Ogden, kicked in the leg in the Bruins' last game, has not practiced in 1 1/2 week. "I'm not sure what the problem is," Donahue said, "but he's not getting any better." X-ray were taken late Tuesday.
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December 21, 1995 | STEVE SPRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's not easy getting a comment from UCLA offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden when the subject is Jonathan Ogden. He can be as formidable for an interviewer as he has been for defensive linemen over the last four years. It's not that Ogden is rude. He is as pleasant off the field as he is menacing on it. It's simply that Ogden is uncomfortable talking about his accomplishments.
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October 7, 2000 | Associated Press
The Baltimore Ravens put All-Pro left tackle Jonathan Ogden on the inactive list for Sunday night's game at Jacksonville. Coach Brian Billick said Friday that he's holding Ogden out of the game to keep him from aggravating the right ankle he sprained last week in Cleveland. "The idea is that he's down this week so we can have him next week," Billick said. "I'm sure he'd want to press through and try to go on Sunday, but we're not going to put him at risk."
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September 17, 1995 | Jim Murray
Usually when people want to get away from it all, they go to the South Seas or join the federal witness protection program or join the Foreign Legion. Some become monks. Jonathan Phillip Ogden took a different tack. He joined an offensive line. An offensive line is the last stand of anonymity in this country, the American equivalent of a monastery in Tibet. Football's Foreign Legion. Jimmy Hoffa may have been in one. Judge Crater. It's as if you stepped off the earth.
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September 3, 2004 | From Associated Press
With the exception of a knee injury to seven-time Pro Bowl tackle Jonathan Ogden, everything went right for the Baltimore Ravens against the New York Giants on Thursday. Kyle Boller threw a touchdown pass, Chris McAlister scored on an interception return and senior consultant Jim Fassel got to enjoy the 27-17 victory on the Ravens' sideline. The game was Fassel's first in East Rutherford, N.J., since being fired as coach by the Giants.
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June 12, 2008 | Eric Stephens, Dan Arritt, From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former UCLA standout Jonathan Ogden will announce his retirement today, ending a stellar career with the Baltimore Ravens in which the left offensive tackle earned 11 Pro Bowl invitations and a Super Bowl ring. Ogden, who turns 34 next month, has been bothered by an hyperextended toe since December 2006. "I'm all right. I'm good with it," Ogden said of his retirement before meeting with team officials in Owings Mills, Md.
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September 3, 2004 | From Associated Press
With the exception of a knee injury to seven-time Pro Bowl tackle Jonathan Ogden, everything went right for the Baltimore Ravens against the New York Giants on Thursday. Kyle Boller threw a touchdown pass, Chris McAlister scored on an interception return and senior consultant Jim Fassel got to enjoy the 27-17 victory on the Ravens' sideline. The game was Fassel's first in East Rutherford, N.J., since being fired as coach by the Giants.
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October 7, 2000 | Associated Press
The Baltimore Ravens put All-Pro left tackle Jonathan Ogden on the inactive list for Sunday night's game at Jacksonville. Coach Brian Billick said Friday that he's holding Ogden out of the game to keep him from aggravating the right ankle he sprained last week in Cleveland. "The idea is that he's down this week so we can have him next week," Billick said. "I'm sure he'd want to press through and try to go on Sunday, but we're not going to put him at risk."
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August 30, 2000 | Times Wire Services
The Baltimore Ravens and left tackle Jonathan Ogden reached terms Tuesday on six-year contract extension that will make the three-time all-pro from UCLA the highest paid offensive lineman in NFL history. Ogden will get $44 million over six years, including a $12-million signing bonus, the team announced. Ogden, 26, would have become a free agent next March. His contract surpasses those of tackles Jon Runyan and Willie Anderson. Runyan signed with the Philadelphia Eagles last winter for $30.
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November 16, 1998 | J.A. ADANDE
It's days like Sunday that make the college memories seem that much fonder for Jonathan Ogden. If he were back at UCLA he would be gearing up for the USC game, the most intense game of the year. Instead he spent his day toiling on the offensive line for the Baltimore Ravens, 14-13 losers of a forgettable game against the San Diego Chargers in what is becoming a forgettable season. Ogden actually had a rare miscue, allowing Marco Coleman to power through him for a sack.
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April 18, 1996 | T.J. SIMERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The kid is a saint. Everybody says so. Wears a gold necklace--given to him by his mother. No earring, no plans to get an earring. Won the Outland Trophy as college football's best interior lineman and the NCAA indoor shotput title in his senior season and was still attending classes. "Never set foot in my office in four years because he was in trouble or needed something special," said Terry Donahue, former UCLA football coach.
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August 30, 2000 | Times Wire Services
The Baltimore Ravens and left tackle Jonathan Ogden reached terms Tuesday on six-year contract extension that will make the three-time all-pro from UCLA the highest paid offensive lineman in NFL history. Ogden will get $44 million over six years, including a $12-million signing bonus, the team announced. Ogden, 26, would have become a free agent next March. His contract surpasses those of tackles Jon Runyan and Willie Anderson. Runyan signed with the Philadelphia Eagles last winter for $30.
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November 16, 1998 | J.A. ADANDE
It's days like Sunday that make the college memories seem that much fonder for Jonathan Ogden. If he were back at UCLA he would be gearing up for the USC game, the most intense game of the year. Instead he spent his day toiling on the offensive line for the Baltimore Ravens, 14-13 losers of a forgettable game against the San Diego Chargers in what is becoming a forgettable season. Ogden actually had a rare miscue, allowing Marco Coleman to power through him for a sack.
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December 21, 1995 | STEVE SPRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's not easy getting a comment from UCLA offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden when the subject is Jonathan Ogden. He can be as formidable for an interviewer as he has been for defensive linemen over the last four years. It's not that Ogden is rude. He is as pleasant off the field as he is menacing on it. It's simply that Ogden is uncomfortable talking about his accomplishments.
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December 7, 1995 | From Staff and Wire Reports
USC wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson and UCLA offensive lineman Jonathan Ogden were named to the Associated Press All-American football team Wednesday along with quarterback Tommie Frazier, who led top-ranked Nebraska to its third consecutive undefeated regular season. Johnson and Ogden are expected to be among the top picks in the NFL draft early next year. Johnson set a Pacific 10 Conference record with 90 receptions and an NCAA record with 12 consecutive 100-yard receiving games.
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