Olen Underwood
Personal information
Date of birth: (1942-05-25) May 25, 1942 (age 77)
Place of birth: Holly Grove, Texas
Career information
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 14 / Pick: 183
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*New York Giants ( 1965)
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Olen Underwood (born May 25, 1942) is a former American college and professional football player. A linebacker, he played college football at the University of Texas at Austin, and played professionally in the American Football League for the Houston Oilers from 1966 through 1969. In 1980, he took the bench of the 284th District Court for the State of Texas, and held that elected position until retiring in 2005. In 1996, he was appointed by then Governor George W. Bush to be the presiding judge of the Second Administrative Judicial Region of Texas.

Underwood's daughter, Nancilea Foster competed in diving at the 2008 Summer Olympics.


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