Panther’s Lineman and Subject Of The Move ‘The Blind Side’ Was Cited With Assault


michaeloherCarolina Panther’s offensive lineman, Michael Oher, has just been booked for assaulting an Uber driver in Nashville, TN. Oher is a key component of our O-line, but he may be even more famous as the subject of the popular Sandra Bullock movie, “The Blind Side“.

According to Nashville’s News Channel 5, the driver picked up Oher and four of his friends at a house to go downtown Nashville. Oher asked the driver to follow another car that was also leaving the same home.

On the way downtown, the Uber driver said he should take the lead, saying the other car didn’t seem to know where it was going, Oher then started to arguing with the driver, believing he was just trying to get more money.


The report states that when the car stopped, the driver got out of his car to open the passengers’ door, and Oher also got out to confront him. It was then claimed that Oher pushed him to the ground and kicked him in the leg.

His friends then restrained the football player before he did anymore damage.

The 30-year-old has now been cited for misdemeanor assault. He’s due in court for a hearing on May 8.