Taken in by a Christian mother (Sandra bullock) and Christian father (Tim MCGRAW) offered a second chance at life for micheal oher. Michael has no idea who his father is and his mother is a drug addict. Michael has had little formal education and few skills to help him learn. a homeless teen gets a chance to become the star athlete shooting to be the first pick at the NFL draft in this sports-themed comedy drama inspired by author Michael Lewis’ best-seller The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game. Michael Oher was living on the streets when he was welcomed into the home of a conservative suburban family, but over time he matured into a talented athlete. As the NFL draft approaches, fans and sports radio personalities alike speculate that Oher will be the hottest pick of the year.