18 days to college football

Louis Oliver III was a walk-on defensive back for Galen Hall‘s Florida Gators in 1985. He eventually earned a scholarship, and a place in the Gator Hall of Fame. He was a two time All American–first team in 1987, and Consensus in 1988. He was also first team All SEC and Academic Honor Roll in those years. In his senior year of 1989, he was team captain and Fergie Ferguson Award Winner. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the first round of the 1989 NFL Draft, where he was reunited with his college defensive backfield teammate, Gator Great Jarvis Williams. Louis finished his college career with 11 interceptions and 173 int return yards.


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