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Branden Oliver
RB #43
Height:
5-7
Weight:
208
Age:
24
College:
Buffalo
Hometown:
Miami, FL
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2014):

CAR
160
YDS
582
AVG
3.6
TDS
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 160 582 3.6 52 3 36 271 7.5 50 1 0 0
2014 SD 14 7 160 582 3.6 52 3 36 271 7.5 50 1 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @ARI L 17-18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 SEA W 30-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @BUF W 22-10 3 11 3.7 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 JAC W 33-14 9 23 2.6 7 0 4 33 8.3 11 0 -- --
5 NYJ W 31-0 19 114 6 52 1 4 68 17 50 1 -- --
6 @OAK W 31-28 26 101 3.9 12 1 4 23 5.8 20 0 -- --
7 KC L 20-23 15 67 4.5 13 0 2 11 5.5 9 0 -- --
8 @DEN L 21-35 13 36 2.8 23 0 7 27 3.9 22 0 -- --
9 @MIA L 0-37 13 19 1.5 11 0 1 7 7 7 0 -- --
11 OAK W 13-6 13 36 2.8 8 0 1 3 3 3 0 -- --
12 STL W 27-24 6 17 2.8 7 0 4 23 5.8 13 0 -- --
13 @BAL W 34-33 1 7 7 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 NE L 14-23 3 1 0.3 4 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
15 DEN L 10-22 12 26 2.2 11 0 4 44 11 17 0 -- --
16 @SF W 38-35 13 53 4.1 22 0 3 28 9.3 12 0 -- --
17 @KC L 7-19 14 71 5.1 18 1 2 4 2 6 0 -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed with Chargers May 21.

2014: Inactive Games 1-2...NFL debut Sept. 21 at Buffalo... Pepsi NFL Rookie of Week after huge performance in 31-0 shutout victory over New York Jets Oct. 5...rushed for 114 yards for first-career 100-yard game...scored first-career touchdown on 15-yard run on 3rdand-2 play in second quarter for 21-0 lead...set up touchdown with 50-yard catch and run on 3rd-and-17 play, longest reception by Chargers running back since Darren Sproles (57-yard touchdown) in 2010...later, had 52-yard run to set up second touchdown of game, which was nineyard touchdown catch...became first Charger with 50-yard catch and 50-yard run in same game since Lionel “Little Train” James at Cincinnati Sept. 22, 1985 and first NFL rookie to do so since Denver’s Clinton Portis against Kansas City Dec. 15, 2002...added 68 yards as receiver to finish game with 182 yards from scrimmage, most in game by Chargers running back since LaDainian Tomlinson had 197 against Kansas City Dec. 2, 2007...was also more than 150 total net yards accumulated by Jets for entire game...Jets came into game with NFL’s No. 1 ranked rushing defense (63.3 ypg)...6.0 yards per carry average vs. Jets was double what they allowed (3.0) coming into game... Pepsi NFL Rookie of Week after rushing for 101 yards and scoring game-winning touchdown on one yard leap over pile with 1:56 remaining in fourth quarter for 31-28 road win in first NFL start at Oakland Oct. 12…became first Chargers rookie with consecutive 100-yard rushing games since LaDainian Tomlinson in 2001...also caught four passes for an 23 yards vs. Raiders for 30 total touches and 124 yards from scrimmage…on game-winning drive, carried ball on final 4 plays and 29 yards, including runs of 12 and 10 yards...led squad with 71 yards on 14 carries and scored team’s only touchdown (one-yard run) in Dec. 28 season finale at Kansas City.

COLLEGE: First-team All-MAC as sophomore in 2011 and senior in 2013...team captain as senior...finished career as school’s all-time leader with 4,049 career yards, including season-record 1,535 in 2013...also set school mark for 100-yard games (20) and finished second in school annals with 33 touchdowns...three-time MAC East Offensive Player of Week in 2013 following wins over Eastern Michigan, Kent State and Ohio...latter award followed career-high 249-yard performance vs. Bobcats...two-time MAC East Offensive Player of Week as sophomore in 2011, along with selection as Running Back Performer of Week by College Football Performance Awards after 235-yard effort vs. Akron...redshirted in 2009...played at Buffalo from 2010-13...sociology major.

PERSONAL: Born in Miami, Florida...two-year team captain at Southridge High School in Miami....invited to play in North Florida vs. South Florida All-Star Classic and Dade vs. Broward All-Star Game...cousin is former NFL wide receiver Roscoe Parrish.

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed with Chargers May 21.

2014: Inactive Games 1-2...NFL debut Sept. 21 at Buffalo... Pepsi NFL Rookie of Week after huge performance in 31-0 shutout victory over New York Jets Oct. 5...rushed for 114 yards for first-career 100-yard game...scored first-career touchdown on 15-yard run on 3rdand-2 play in second quarter for 21-0 lead...set up touchdown with 50-yard catch and run on 3rd-and-17 play, longest reception by Chargers running back since Darren Sproles (57-yard touchdown) in 2010...later, had 52-yard run to set up second touchdown of game, which was nineyard touchdown catch...became first Charger with 50-yard catch and 50-yard run in same game since Lionel “Little Train” James at Cincinnati Sept. 22, 1985 and first NFL rookie to do so since Denver’s Clinton Portis against Kansas City Dec. 15, 2002...added 68 yards as receiver to finish game with 182 yards from scrimmage, most in game by Chargers running back since LaDainian Tomlinson had 197 against Kansas City Dec. 2, 2007...was also more than 150 total net yards accumulated by Jets for entire game...Jets came into game with NFL’s No. 1 ranked rushing defense (63.3 ypg)...6.0 yards per carry average vs. Jets was double what they allowed (3.0) coming into game... Pepsi NFL Rookie of Week after rushing for 101 yards and scoring game-winning touchdown on one yard leap over pile with 1:56 remaining in fourth quarter for 31-28 road win in first NFL start at Oakland Oct. 12…became first Chargers rookie with consecutive 100-yard rushing games since LaDainian Tomlinson in 2001...also caught four passes for an 23 yards vs. Raiders for 30 total touches and 124 yards from scrimmage…on game-winning drive, carried ball on final 4 plays and 29 yards, including runs of 12 and 10 yards...led squad with 71 yards on 14 carries and scored team’s only touchdown (one-yard run) in Dec. 28 season finale at Kansas City.

COLLEGE: First-team All-MAC as sophomore in 2011 and senior in 2013...team captain as senior...finished career as school’s all-time leader with 4,049 career yards, including season-record 1,535 in 2013...also set school mark for 100-yard games (20) and finished second in school annals with 33 touchdowns...three-time MAC East Offensive Player of Week in 2013 following wins over Eastern Michigan, Kent State and Ohio...latter award followed career-high 249-yard performance vs. Bobcats...two-time MAC East Offensive Player of Week as sophomore in 2011, along with selection as Running Back Performer of Week by College Football Performance Awards after 235-yard effort vs. Akron...redshirted in 2009...played at Buffalo from 2010-13...sociology major.

PERSONAL: Born in Miami, Florida...two-year team captain at Southridge High School in Miami....invited to play in North Florida vs. South Florida All-Star Classic and Dade vs. Broward All-Star Game...cousin is former NFL wide receiver Roscoe Parrish.

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