Jeff Owens
No. --     Free Agent
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-10-14) October 14, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: Sunrise, Florida
High School: Plantation (FL)
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 304 lb (138 kg)
Career information
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 7 / Pick: 243
Debuted in 2010 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-SEC (2005)
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Interceptions     0

Jeff Owens (born October 14, 1986) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia.

Early yearsEdit

Owens played high school football at Plantation High School in Plantation, Florida.

Professional careerEdit

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

Owens was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round (243rd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He was signed to a four-year contract on June 4, 2010.[1] He was waived on September 4, but re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 5. He was promoted to the active roster on December 21.[2] He was placed on injured reserve on December 29 after suffering a left patellar tendon rupture in a week 16 game against the Minnesota Vikings. He was waived on July 28, 2011, after failing his physical.

High School CoachingEdit

As of the 2011 football season, Owens is coaching the defensive line at West Forsyth High School in Cumming, Georgia. The 2011 Wolverines advanced to the third round of the GHSA playoffs, their best year to date.

Personal lifeEdit

He is a member of Zeta Nu chapter of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.


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