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      O.J. Owens
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New London, N.C.

High School:
North Stanly

Height / Weight:
6- / 205

Position:
DB

Experience:
2L

Full name: Orenthal James Owens ... Born: Dec. 20, 1981 ... Academic major: Sociology ...

CAREER -
Games/Started: 18/0 ...

2003 -
Games/Started 8/0 ... Third-string free safety saw action in eight regular-season games ... Had four tackles during the regular season, all on special teams ... Against Mississippi State, he broke through the protection unit to block a Bulldog punt that was recovered by the Vols on the MSU 1-yard line.

2002 - Games/Started 2/0 ... Has been slowed by injuries during his career but saw action in two games this season ... Played against both Kentucky and Vanderbilt ... One tackle on the season came against the Commodores

2001 - Games/Started: 7/0 ... Saw action in six games for the Vols ... Still hampered by a shoulder injury suffered in 2000 ... Had surgery on both shoulders during the offseason, which hampered his development during the summer ...

2000 - Games/Started: 3/0... Redshirted after injuring shoulder late in the Louisiana-Monroe game and missing rest of the season ... Played on specialty teams and worked in secondary before injury ...

HIGH SCHOOL - Named first-team All-America by Parade Magazine ... A two-time Class 2A All-State selection at North Stanly ... Selected as the Central Carolina's Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 1998 and 1999 ... As a senior, he had 97 tackles, four interceptions, four caused fumbles and one fumble recovery ... A two-year starter at fullback, he rushed for 647 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior ... Competed in track in the 100 meters and was a member of the 4x100m relay team which set a school record (42.8) ... Was all-conference in basketball ... Coach at North Stanly High School: Robert Harris.

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
TOT
FUM
FUM
QB
Class/Year
UT
AT
HITS
REC
CAU
TFL
SKS
PBU
Fr. 2000
0
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
Fr. 2001
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
So. 2002
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
TOTALS
1
3
4
0
0
0
0
0

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