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#81 Terrell Owens - WR

Terrell Owens Career NFL Stats 1996-2010
G
REC
RECYARDS
YPC
RECTD
RATT
RYARDS
RTD
TOUCHES
SCRIMMAGE
TOTTD
219
1,078
15,934
14.8
153
39
251
3
1,117
16,185
156

 

 

Terrell Owens Childhood

Terrell Owens was born on December 7, 1973 in Alexandria, AL. He is the son of Marilyn Heard and LC Russel. Growing up, Owens was raised by his mother and grandmother. Although football was a sport that he liked, he didn’t play the sport until he reached high school.

 

 

Terrell Owens High School Stats and Awards

Owens was a multi sport athlete at Benjamin Russell High School. Besides football, Owens played basketball, baseball and ran track. He excelled at these sports. He was offered a scholarship to continue his athletic career at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

 

 

 

 

Awards and Achievements
MVP
All-Pro

1st Team: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007

Pro Bowl Selections
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007
Receiving Yards Titles
Achievements

Member of 2000s All-Decade Team

 

Terrell Owens College Career Stats and Notes

At UT-Chattanooga, Terrell Owens continued to play multiple sports. He played in the NCAA basketball tournament and ran in the NCAA Track and Field Championships during his college career. However football was his main focus. During his Mocs' football careeer, Owens didn't have spectacular stats, but he did earn All-Southern Conference honors for his play.

 

 

 

 

 

Terrell Owens NFL Career Stats and Notes

The San Francisco 49ers drafted Owens in the 3rd round (89th overall) in the 1996 NFL Draft. Teamed up with his idol Jerry Rice, Owens backed up the legend during his rookie year. In 1997, Owens got his chance to start although it was due to Rice’s knee injury. Owens player well enough to keep the starting job for the rest of his career in San Francisco. Once Rice left the 49ers after the 2000 season, Owens was undoubtedly the number one receiver.

Owens spent eight season with the 49ers before becoming part of the Philadelphia Eagles prior to the 2004 season. He had a spectacular first season with 77 receptions, 1,200 yards and 14 TDs and led the team to Super Bowl XXXIX. Although he broke his leg at the end of the regular season, Owens still suited up and had a stellar Super Bowl performance with 122 yards on nine receptions. It wasn’t enough as the New England Patriots won 21-17. Owens spent one more year with the Eagles before being released after the 2005 season.

Owens would spend the next five years of his career with 3 different teams. The most success he had during these years were with the Dallas Cowboys. After one year stints with the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals, Owens retired after the 2010 season. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

Terrell Owens NFL Record 20 catches vs Chicago Bears in 2000

Owens had some big moments in his career but the one game that stands out is his record-setting performance in a December 17, 2000 game against the Chicago Bears. In Hall of Fame legend Jerry Rice’s final home game as a 49er, there was nothing more important than to send him off in style and Owens helped with that in a major way. The 49ers beat the Bears 17-0 and Owens put on a show. He set a then NFL record with 20 catches! He also accounted for 283 receiving yards and 1 TD in the win.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terrell Owens Stats by Season

 

 

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