Michael Oher Not A Fan Of “The Blind Side”

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) – When people first meet Michael Oher naturally they want to ask him about the 2009 hit movie “The Blind Side,” which is based on his life as an underprivileged youth growing up in Memphis, Tennessee.

However, the Carolina Panthers starting left tackle would prefer to leave the notoriety he garnered from the film in the past.

As strange as that sounds to fans of the film, Oher is not a big fan of “The Blind Side.”

He doesn’t like the attention it has brought on him, saying that offensive linemen shouldn’t be in the limelight.

“We just want to be under-the-radar, humble guys, just like to do our work and don’t want to be noticed,” Oher said. “When we’re being noticed it’s not a good thing, getting flags and things like that. … You like to take the humble approach…

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