TRANSACTIONS: Selected by St. Louis in the first round (30th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft (4/25/13).
PRO: Led the team in tackles in his first two NFL seasons with 155 as a rookie in 2013 and 169 in 2014...notched a 98-yard interception-return for a touchdown, tied the NFL record for longest interception return by a linebacker, and the longest return by a rookie linebacker in league history...after obtaining the No. 30 overall pick in a trade with the Atlanta Falcons, St. Louis selected Ogletree, the 10th linebacker drafted by the team in the first round since 1937...became the first linebacker drafted in the first round by the Rams in over a decade...the last linebacker taken in the first round by the Rams was Robert Thomas of UCLA in 2002 (No. 31 overall)...has started all 32 games of his two-year career.
2014 SEASON: Led the team in tackles for the second consecutive season with 169 (110 solo), for a new single season high... finished second on the team in passes defensed (11) and forced fumbles (five)...started all 16 games...vs. Dallas (9/21): Split the team lead in tackles with LB James Laurinaitis with 14 (10 solo)...forced RB DeMarco Murray to fumble...the fumble was recovered by S Cody Davis at the St. Louis 35-yard line and led to a Rams touchdown...marked his first forced fumble and of the season...at Philadelphia (10/5): Forced RB LeSean McCoy to fumble, the fumble was recovered by CB E.J. Gaines....marked the second consecutive game that he forced a fumble on the opposing running back...he now has eight career forced fumbles... notched 12 tackles (11 solo)...at Arizona (11/9): Nabbed his first interception of the season, second of his career off of QB Carson Palmer and returned it 44 yards...split the team lead in tackles with S T.J. McDonald, each with 12 tackles (six solo)...also had two passes defensed, a forced fumble and one hit on the quarterback...vs. Denver (11/16): Intercepted QB Peyton Manning...marked his second consecutive game with an interception, the first time he has accomplished the feat in back-to-back performances in his career...led the team in tackles with 12 (10 solo) and one pass defensed...at San Diego (11/23): Registered 14 tackles (eight solo)...vs. Oakland (11/30): Notched 10 tackles (eight solo)...also forced a fumble and had two passes defensed...vs. Arizona (12/11): Made 11 tackles (five solo)...added two passes defensed...vs. New York Giants (12/21): Garnered 13 tackles (11 solo)... at Seattle (12/28): Registered 11 tackles (seven solo)...also caused RB Marshawn Lynch to fumble, which was recovered by S T.J. McDonald.
2013 SEASON: Played and started all 16 games...led the team in tackles with 155 (124 solo), 1.5 sacks, one interception returned 98 yards for a touchdown, seven passes defensed and six forced fumbles...the 98-yard interception-return tied the NFL record for longest interception return by a linebacker, and the longest return by a rookie linebacker in league history...vs. Arizona (9/8): Earned his first career NFL start at linebacker...recorded a team-high 11 tackles (nine solo)...forced one fumble...at Atlanta (9/15) Recorded a team-high nine tackles (eight solo), including one tackle for loss...added two passes defensed...at Dallas (9/22) Tied for a team-high 10 tackles (seven solo)...vs. San Francisco (9/26): Recorded 11 tackles (nine solo)...forced his second fumble of the season...at Houston (10/13): Recorded a team-high 11 tackles...forced his third fumble of the season...recorded his first career interception and touchdown when he picked off QB T.J. Yates and returned it 98 yards for the score...vs. Chicago (11/24): Led the team with a career-high 15 tackles (10 solo)...at San Francisco (12/1): Registered 12 tackles (nine solo), including two for loss...forced his fourth fumble of the season when he stripped 49ers RB Frank Gore in the third quarter...surpassed the century-mark in tackles in his rookie season...at Arizona (12/8): Tallied a team-high 12 tackles (10 solo), inlcuding one for loss... added his first career sack by dropping Cardinals QB Carson Palmer for a seven-yard loss...also had a quarterback pressure and a hit on the quarterback...vs. New Orleans (12/15): Notched a team-high 13 tackles (10 solo), including one for loss...added a pass defensed...vs. Tampa Bay (12/22): Recorded a team-high 10 tackles (nine solo), including one for loss...forced two fumbles to increase his season total to six...added 0.5 sacks to push his season total to 1.5...at Seattle (12/29): Led the team with 11 tackles (eight solo), including two for loss...also added one quarterback hit.
COLLEGE: First-team All-Southeastern Conference choice by The NFL Draft Report, earning third-team honors from Phil Steele...named to the Southeastern Conference Freshman team by the league’s coaches...also earned the team’s Newcomer of the Year Award on defense...earned Athletic Director’s Honor Roll distinction for the summer semester.
PERSONAL: Studied human development & family science at Georgia...twin brother of former teammate Alexander Ogletree, a fullback for the University of Georgia...played for Newnan High School head coach Mike McDonald...named Class AAAAA Defensive Player of the Year, to the All-Decade Team and received All-State first-team unanimous accolades...also selected by the Georgia Sports Writers Association as the state’s Class AAAAA Defensive Player of the Year...was a starter on the basketball team and ran the 400-meter dash and the 4x100 relay and long jumped for the Cougars... participated in many community events, including Make-A-Wish Celebrity Server Dinner, Defensive Line Paintball Event to benefit St. Patrick Center, Coach Fisher & Friends Celebrity Softball game, and the All-Community Team Ticket program - Tree House.