UH's Oliver makes Sports Illustrated cover
University of Houston star defensive lineman Ed Oliver picked up some more pre-season recognition this week.
Oliver, a junior who is expected to be a top 5 pick in the NFL draft next year, has made numerous watch lists and “best college players for 2018” lists. This week he appeared on one of the covers for Sports Illustrated's college football preseason edition.
Also on Tuesday, Oliver was named the top player in college football by ESPN.
Oliver, a 5-star recruit out of high school, has more thab lived up to the billing in his first two seasons as a dominant defensive force. Earlier this summer, SI named Oliver the top college player in the country.
Now if he can only avoid that cover jinx…