Oher experienced fantastic success in 2004. A popular football user, he received first group All-America honors from USA Today and was provided the possibility to play in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl. He additionally accepted a scholarship offer from the University of Mississippi after getting offers from Tennessee, LSU, Alabama and NC State, amongst others. As a fresher objectionable lineman, Michael Oher played 11 games for the University of Mississippi, starting 10 of them at the right guard position. Oher was selected initially team Freshman All-America by The Sporting News and first team Freshman All-SEC for his play in 2005. In his sophomore period in 2006, Michael Oher became a breakout star in the highly-competitive SEC after a transfer to his even more natural position at left handle.