June 10 1980 Boston, MA
2003, 4th round by the
Ovie is a 9-year NFL veteran, signed by the Atlanta Falcons in March 2007 and a 4th round draft pick for the Baltimore Ravens in 2003. One of the biggest fullbacks in the NFL, Ovie is known for being a power blocker, for being able to pick up blitzes, and has one of the best special team minds in the game. Ovie had a breakout 2010 season, earning his first Pro Bowl, representing the starting Fullback position for the NFC Division and also the first Pro Bowl in the Fullback position for the Atlanta Falcons franchise. A fullback in college for Wake Forest, Ovie was selected for All ACC First-Team in that position. He started every game in his senior year as a Demon Deacon, coming in with the third highest rushing touchdown record in school history. He was rated the number one fullback by USA Today.
In high school, Mughelli attended the exclusive Porter-Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina. He was an outstanding student and a letterman in football, basketball, tennis, and track & field. In football, he rushed for more than 4,500 yards and scored 69 touchdowns during his high school career.
Currently, Ovie maintains his position as a starting fullback with the Falcons. He is heavily involved with his community, especially through his Ovie Mughelli Foundation, which empowers the youth to take ownership and pride about their lives and the roles that they play in society. The Foundation emphasizes assisting quality programs that educate the youth on the environment.
- Pro Bowl Fullback Mughelli: Industry Leading Speaking Panel this Saturday
- Ovie on 680 The Fan
- Attend the 2011 Green Tailgate Experience!
- A Second Touchdown!
- Ovie's Remarkable Performance vs Carolina Panthers
- Ovie Scores!!!!
- NFL Star Helps Youngsters Tackle the Environment
- Blocks for Benefit: Join Team Mughelli
Named a Top 5 Eco Athlete by Planet Green, Ovie Mughelli is passionate about football and passionate about empowering kids in under-servered communities. As the starting fullback for the Falcons, pro bowler Ovie Mughelli brings his passions together to ensure that "Our Future is Green." Ovie believes that if you empower kids by educating them about the environment, you give them a platform to transform their households, their neighborhoods, their communities, and the world.