2016 NFL Draft
UCLA Football BIO
Aramide Olaniyan
Player Profile:
Aramide Olaniyan 1263848
Position: Outside Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 197
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: Woodberry Forest
UCLA - A solid contributor to the program both on the field, as a linebacker and special teams performer, and off the field.

2013 -
Saw action on special teams and as a reserve special teams ... Second-team Academic All-Conference selection ... Presented the Jack R. Robinson Award for Highest Scholarship by a Senior at the team banquet. .

2012 -
Saw action as a reserve linebacker and on special teams.

2011 -
Appeared in 13 games off the bench at linebacker, defensive end and on special teams ... Made a tackle for loss against Cal ... Recorded one stop against Colorado ... Honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 team.

2010 -
Did not see game action in his first year in the program and has two years of eligibility remaining ... Special teams winner of UCLA's Charles Pike Memorial Award for Outstanding Scout Team Player.

Played three seasons at Woodberry Forest HS in Woodberry, VA for coach Clinton Alexander ... Member of The Sporting News (No. 62) Top 100 and ESPN 150 (No. 127) ... Rated the No. 13 outside linebacker by ESPN.com ... Ranked No. 170 national prospect and No. 14 outside linebacker by scout.com ... Rated No. 21 outside linebacker (rivals.com) ... SuperPrep All-American (No. 58 defensive lineman) ... Rated No. 8 (scout.com), No. 10 (rivals.com) and No. 13 (SuperPrep) player in Virginia ... Earned four stars from rivals.com and scout.com ... PrepStar All-Region ... Three times first-team All-State ... Named All-Central Virginia Defensive Player of the Year by the Daily Progress ... Ranked as No. 1 team in the state his junior and senior seasons ... Led the team as a senior with 60 tackles, including nine sacks and 16 tackles for loss ... Served as team captain ... In his junior season, he made 12 sacks and 27 tackles for loss ... Also lettered one season in track and field for coach Ben Hale.

Full Name: Aramide Oluwaseun Olaniyan ... Born: September 17, 1992 in Washington, D.C. ... Parents: Richard and Kehinde Olaniyan ... Has a younger brother, Abiola, and a younger sister, Motunrayo ... Lists his biggest thrills in sports as being recruited to play major college football and scoring his first touchdown ... Lists former Bruin and NFL linebacker Donnie Edwards as the athlete he admires the most ... Hobbies include weight lifting, listening to music and football ... Interested in a career in law ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll in Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Winter 2011, Spring 2011 ... Undeclared major.

Career Highs
1 vs. Colorado, 2011; vs. Cal, 2011
Tackles for Loss:
1.0 vs. Cal, 2011

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