Posted On: 11/2/19 7:56 PM

With this Northstar Football News recruiting profile, we head south to Mankato and chat with NFN prospect Eli Olson of Mankato East. We chatted with Olson about his football career with the Cougars, what his recruiting interests are, and much more.

Eli Olson, Class of 2021

Position: Offensive Guard/Defensive Line
High School Program: Mankato East

Get to Know Eli Olson

Olson's primary position is Guard, but he has played tackle and center in the past for the Mankato East Cougars. As a football player, Olson's football focus has always been being the "best version of myself" on the field. "I love every aspect of getting better in the weight room, practice, film and focusing on the small parts of my game to make myself better and the team better," Olson said about his love of getting better at the game of football. The two biggest strengths Olson has are his size/physicality and having a high football IQ of knowing always where he needs to be on the field on every play.

Best Part About Offensive Line

Olson's favorite part about the offensive line is taking "pride" in a job that "won't be mentioned in the paper or put on the news

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