Olen Underwood

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.

Olen Underwood
Personal information
Born: (1942-05-25) May 25, 1942 (age 78)
Holly Grove, Texas
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school:Channelview (TX)[1]
NFL Draft:1965 / Round: 14 / Pick: 183
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

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


  1. ^ "Channelview (CHS) Class of 1960 Alumni List". Channelview High School. Retrieved October 24, 2018.

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