Merlin has one brother named Phil Olsen.
Merlin was named the Walter Camp Man of the Year in 1982.
Merlin married Susan Wakely in 1962.
Merlin is 6 feet 5 inches tall.
Merlin Olsen was once a defensive tackle for the NFL's Los Angeles Rams, and later a football analyst for NBC Sports.
Merlin: One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared.