Terrell Eldorado Owens, nicknamed T.O., is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League for 16 seasons.
A six-time Pro Bowl selection and five-time first-team All-Pro, Owens holds or shares several NFL records. He ranks third in career receiving yards and receiving touchdowns.
Terrell Owens’s Early Life
Owens was the daughter of Marilyn Heard and her neighbor L.C. Russell in Alexander City, Alabama. At the age of 10 when he was 10, he learned his father’s identity, after he liked his daughter. He was shocked to discover that his sister was actually his.
He was raised with three other siblings and was educated by his grandmother and mother. He was a fan of football, and especially his most beloved player, Jerry Rice. But, Owens his grandmother first banned him from playing sports until he reached high school. Owens was a student at Benjamin Russell High School, where he played track, football, baseball as well as basketball.
Owens was not a part of the team of his high school in his senior year after which the teammate was unable to play the game because of an illness.
Terrell Owens’s Age and Date of Birth
As of 2022, Terrell Owens is 48years, as he was born on December 7, 1973 (age 48)
Terrell Owens’s career NFL
While at Chattanooga, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Owens played basketball, football, and track.[9In 1995, Owens participated in the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
He was an active player during the second year of his career. Owens was able to catch 8 touchdowns and 38 yards in his sophomore season, and 33 passes, totaling 357 yards with three touchdowns in his junior season. After gaining respect within the NCAA, Owens faced double coverage more often in his senior season but was restricted to 43 catches for 667 yards with one score.
Owens had previously held the single-season record for receptions in a single season in the state of Chattanooga before it was broken by the Alonzo Nix.
He was a junior in the year he graduated and played on his school’s 4 100 relay team in the NCAA championship. He also took part in the Senior Bowl, an all-star tournament that was played by seniors from college, to prepare for NFL Draft.