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18 Blake Oliaro
Blake  Oliaro

RS Senior

Folsom, CA

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 255




Petersen named to Associated Press FCS All-America First Team

Ross Dwelley earns third team honors on offense at tight end


Petersen added to STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award Watch List

Senior defensive end ranks first in the FCS in both sacks and forced fumbles


Video: Toreros host Western New Mexico Saturday at 6pm

First of seven home games in 2014


Gargiulo and Oliaro invited to tryout at NFL rookie minicamps

Torero defensive standouts expected to tryout at linebacker


2014 NFF Hampshire Honor Society Membership Announced

Eight USD Football players selected in the Society's eighth year

  • •2012 Capital One Academic All-District VIII

  • •2012 PFL All-Academic First Team Defense

  • •2012 Buchanan Watch List - The Sports Network

  • •2012 The Sports Network FCS Preseason All-America First Team

  • •2012 College Sporting News FCS Preseason All-America First Team

  • •2012 Preseason All-PFL First Team

  • •2011 AP FCS All-American

  • •2011 PFL Defender of the Year

  • •2011 USD Defensive MVP

  • •2011 PFL Defensive Player of the Week

  • •2011 PFL All-Academic First Team

  • •FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team (x3)

  • USD: Final year for Torero who will start at defensive end... Last season started all 11 games... Tied for 8th with 39 tackles (18 solo)... Team best 7 sacks (-44 yards) along with 8.5 tackles for loss (-49 yards)... Added 6 hurries, 5 pass break-ups and 1 forced fumble... Season-best 8 tackles (5 solo) with 4 sacks (-28 yards) in final game at Marist that helped clinch a share of the PFL title for the second straight season... Chipped in 7 tackles at Harvard... In 2011 made the move to defensive end from the secondary... Finished with 57 tackles (35 solo), 15 sacks (-99 yards), 19.5 tackles for loss (-125), six quarterback hurries, two fumble recoveries (one for TD), one forced fumble, one interception and one blocked kick... Ranked 4th in the FCS in sacks (1.36) and 10th in tackles for loss (1.77)... Named a 2011 AP FCS All-American and the PFL Defender of the Year... Earned team Defensive MVP honors... Tabbed PFL Defensive player of the week in USD's 55-14 road victory at Valparaiso (seven tackles, four sacks and an interception)... Put together a season-high 11 tackles (3.5 sacks) against Dayton.... Named to his third FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team and first PFL All-Academic First team ... Sat out with a redshirt year in 2010... In 2009 played in secondary and finished with 13 tackles in 10 games of competition... Season-high four tackles in final game against Southern Utah (Nov. 21)... Two stops in three other contests.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Folsom HS...during his senior season for the Bulldogs, he had 83 tackles, 6 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, and an interception... Selected to the All-Conference team for his efforts, as well as being named the Most Improved... Three-time letterman in lacrosse, even being named an All-Northern California performer.

    PERSONAL: Born on August 8, 1991 in Carmichael, CA... Parents are Jerry and Susan Oliaro of Folsom, CA... Earned USD First Honors Dean's List... Also recruited by Cornell, Columbia, UC Davis, Cal Poly, Georgia Tech, and Johns Hopkins... Took part in mission trip to Mexico... Hopes to be an orthopedic surgeon after graduation from USD.

    MAJOR: Engineering & Pre-Med

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    Baseball celebrates 60 years
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    Senior Lizzie Bader shows how three-a-day practices are done
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    Toreros lead clinic in local community
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    There are plenty perks to being the early bird
    Video Thumbnail 60 Years of USD Baseball
    Milestones on the road to Omaha
    Video Thumbnail USD Honors Local Military Members
    Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
    Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
    Toreros show their talent out of uniform
    Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
    Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
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    Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
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    Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
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    Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
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    A day to give to Torero Athletics
    Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
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    Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
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    Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
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    Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
    Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
    Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
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    Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
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    Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
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    Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
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