He was a standout high school athlete who went to play football in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. In his professional career, Owens has matched his Hall of Fame amounts with the egotism that’s driven his release from several teams.
Owens was mainly brought up by his grandma, a Baptist, who had a love for the Bible as well as the bottle. Owens and his three siblings as well as his mom moved in with her after they’d fallen on hard times. It was just at age 11 that Owens met his dad, who resided across the road from his lad but mostly refused to have anything related to his life.
In sports, Terrell Owens discovered recourse in the complications of his family life. At Benjamin Russell High School, Owens was a star in a number of sports, including baseball, basketball, track and football.
In 1993, Owens registered in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where the fast 6’3″ receiver set several school records and earned first-team All Southern Conference honours. In the 1996 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected Owens in the next round.
During his eight years in San Francisco, Owens transformed himself into among the league’s most dreaded wide receivers. After catching 35 balls in his rookie season, Owens made steady increases during the following several years. In 2002, himself nabbed 100 grabs and filed more than 1,300 receiving yards.
As his ability appeared, nevertheless, so did his mouth.
The wedding between franchise and player functioned nicely, in the beginning.
His second season in Philadelphia, nevertheless, went much less easily. Himself soon hooked on with the Dallas Cowboys, where again, Owens’ ability and egotism were on full display. Himself continued three seasons before being jettisoned.
The show ran for three seasons.
Despite putting up good numbers in Cincinnati (72 grabs, nine touchdown receptions), Owens’ action outgrew its welcome, as well as in 2011 he failed to get one offer from an NFL team.
Owens joined the Allen Wranglers of the Indoor Football League in early 2012, expecting a solid performance would get the eye of NFL employees. Himself did sign a one-year handle the Seattle Seahawks on the summertime, but was released before the start of 2012 NFL season. A six-time Pro Bowl choice, he ranked second all time in career touchdown receptions and receiving yards during the time of his final match.
Throughout his long NFL career, Owens continues to be plagued by troubles off the field. His problems made front page headlines in 2006, when stories circulated that Owens had attempted to take his own life by overdosing on drug. Owens immediately blown off the narrative, telling reporters he had been hospitalized for an allergic reaction to some medication he had been prescribed.
More lately, Owens, the father of four kids, was hauled into court for failing to pay child support. Owens, who ended up appearing to the Dr. Phil show with the mothers of his children, maintained he’d lost all his cash and was unable to give his kids any type of financial assistance. In July 2012, soon before signing with Seattle, Owens was reported to get caught up on his child support payments.