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Terrell Owens

Data de nascimento: 7. Dezembro 1973

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Terrell Eldorado Owens , popularmente conhecido por suas iniciais, T.O., é um ex-jogador de futebol americano que jogava como wide receiver na National Football League por 16 temporadas.

Ele foi selecionado seis vezes pro Pro Bowl e cinco vezes para o Primeiro-Time All-Pro. Owens detém ou compartilha vários recordes da NFL. Ele ocupa o segundo lugar no ranking de todos os tempos de jardas recebidas com 15.934 e é terceiro touchdowns em 153.

Depois de jogar futebol americano universitário e basquete na Universidade do Tennessee em Chattanooga, Owens foi selecionado na terceira rodada do Draft de 1996 pelo San Francisco 49ers. Owens foi membro da equipe por sete temporadas até que ele foi trocado para o Philadelphia Eagles em 2004. Dois anos depois, ele assinou com o Dallas Cowboys e ficou na franquia por três temporadas. A carreira da NFL de Owens terminou depois de uma temporada com o Buffalo Bills e uma com o Cincinnati Bengals. Ele jogou pela última vez profissionalmente no Allen Wranglers da Indoor Football League em 2012.

Embora considerado um dos melhores jogadores da sua época, Owens criou teve várias controvérsia durante a sua carreira profissional e também atraiu a atenção para as suas celebrações de touchdown. Ele foi introduzido no Hall da Fama em 2018.

Citações Terrell Owens

„T. O., he's a phenomenal player and a good leader. A lot of people in the media try to make him to be a bad guy, which he's really not. He's a team player. He works hard.“

— Terrell Owens
Alonzo Ephraim — reported in Alex Marvez (November 11, 2005) "Ephraim Says Owens Was A Good Teammate", South Florida Sun-Sentinel, p. 7C.

„He's a coach's dream. He's been really wonderful for the other guys I coach. Why? His work ethic, he has a great passion for playing the game; he's made my job easier.“

— Terrell Owens
David Culley — reported in Doug Lesmerises (February 2, 2005) "Receivers coach says Owens a gem - T.O. a role model for young players", The News Journal, p. C7.

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„I think T. O. is the ultimate right now in the league as far as being able to make plays. Every time he touches the ball, he is capable of doing something special with it.“

— Terrell Owens
Jeff Garcia — reported in Mike Triplett (November 22, 2001) "Owens receives his team's vote", The Sacramento Bee, p. C8.

„I've always been pretty much a quiet person. When I was little, I got picked on a lot. After I went through all that, I pretty much kept to myself.“

— Terrell Owens
Brian Murphy (January 8, 1999) "What A Great Catch 49ers Struck Gold By Picking Owens", The Press Democrat, p. C1.

„He's definitely a character. But he's his own marketing tool, and he does it very well. He's real laid-back and subdued most times. Real down-to-earth guy. And when it's lights-camera-action -- different person.“

— Terrell Owens
Dorsey Levens — reported in Jason Wilde (December 3, 2004) "A Perfect Fit - Shedding His Label As A Malcontent, Terrell Owens Has Transformed The Eagles With His NFL-Best 13 Receiving Tds - And Form-Fitting Tights", Wisconsin State Journal, p. D1.

„People have doubted me and criticized me my whole life, and that's why I'm the way I am.“

— Terrell Owens
Nancy Gay (October 26, 2000) "The Many Moods of Owens - Why talented receiver does things his own way", San Francisco Chronicle, p. C1.

„Once I step on the field, by the things I do in practice and the way I practice, you can't tell that I don't love the game. But I just know it deep down.“

— Terrell Owens
Mike Triplett (September 2, 2001) "He's fast and he's furious - Terrell Owens is all about passion. But is it love or hate? You have to dig deep to discover the engine that drives the 49ers' most controversial player", The Sacramento Bee, p. C1.

„I'm content where I am. I know I am going to be a Cowboy for life.“

— Terrell Owens
Tom Orsborn (July 27, 2008) "Owens one happy camper", San Antonio Express-News, p. 01C.

„Yes, I am a narcissist. The best, too.“

— Terrell Owens
Rob Kirkpatrick, Randy Howe (2007) 1001 Stupid Sports Quotes: Jaw-Dropping, Stupifying, and Amazing Expressions from the World's Best Athletes, Globe Pequot, , p. 94.

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