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Greg Olsen looks forward to family time with little brother in Charlotte

Carolina Panthers’ Greg Olsen (88) hauls in the game-winning touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth quarter at CenturyLink Field on Oct. 18. The Panthers won, 27-23.
Carolina Panthers’ Greg Olsen (88) hauls in the game-winning touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth quarter at CenturyLink Field on Oct. 18. The Panthers won, 27-23. dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

Carolina Panthers tight end and family man Greg Olsen is looking forward to having his little brother living close by.

Kevin Olsen, once considered among the top high school quarterback prospects in the U.S., has transferred to UNC Charlotte from Riverside (Calif.) City College. He has two years of eligibility remaining.

“It’s going to be nice to have him here in that program. I think they have some exciting stuff going on,” Olsen said Wednesday.

Earlier this week, the elder Olsen visited his brother at school, later tweeting that the program’s got “impressive staff and INCREDIBLE facilities!”

And you’ll probably spot Greg Olsen in 49ers stands during the season.

“I’ll obviously go over and support him and watch as many games that works with our schedule as possible. We’ll see how things play out,” Olsen said.

Asked whether he has offered his younger brother any pearls of wisdom, Olsen said: “Handle your business, do the right stuff and everything works out.”

Katherine Peralta: 704-358-5079, @katieperalta

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