|No. -- Free Agent|
|Date of birth:October 14, 1986|
|Place of birth: Sunrise, Florida|
|High School: Plantation (FL)|
|Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)||Weight: 304 lb (138 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 7 / Pick: 243|
|Debuted in 2010 for the Philadelphia Eagles|
|Career highlights and awards|
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.
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. 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. 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.
He is a member of Zeta Nu chapter of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.
- ↑ McPherson, Chris (June 4, 2010). "Three More Rookie Deals In Place For Eagles". philadelphiaeagles.com. http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/news/Story.asp?story_id=21179. Retrieved 2010-06-04.
- ↑ Rosenthal, Gregg (December 21, 2010). "Allen’s absence a concern for so-so Eagles pass defense". profootballtalk.com. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2010/12/21/allens-absence-a-concern-for-so-so-eagles-pass-defense/. Retrieved 2010-12-21.