Burgess Owens


Burgess Owens

NFL player


DateOfBirth=birth date and age|1951|08|2
Birthplace= Columbus, Ohio
DateOfDeath=
Position= Safety
College=University of Miami
DraftedYear=1973
DraftedRound=1
DatabaseFootball=OWENSBUR01
PFR=
ProBowls=selected as a first alternate to the NFL probowl in 1982
Honors=
Awards=
Records=
years=1973-1979
1980-1982
teams=New York Jets
Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
HOF=

Clarence Burgess Owens (born August 2, 1951 in Columbus, Ohio) was a safety who played ten seasons in the National Football League for the New York Jets and the Oakland Raiders. He graduated from Rickards High School in Tallahassee, Florida in 1969, and then attended the University of Miami, where he was an All-American defensive back. He was a part of the Raiders' Super Bowl XV winning team. He is married with six children and is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. [cite news |first=Gerald |last=Ensley |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Ex-NFL player with Tallahassee roots speaks Friday |url=http://www.tallahassee.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080410/NEWS01/804100336/1010 |work=Tallahassee Democrat |publisher= |date=April 10, 2008 |accessdate=2008-04-15 ]

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