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Terique Owens, Son of Terrell Owens, Signs with San Francisco 49ers as Undrafted Free Agent

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The San Francisco 49ers have added a familiar name to their wide receiver room. Terique Owens, the son of Hall of Fame wideout Terrell Owens, is signing with the team as an undrafted free agent. The connection between father and son adds an intriguing layer to this signing.

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Terique Owens embarked on his college football journey in the Bay Area, starting at Contra Costa College before transferring to Florida Atlantic University and eventually landing at Missouri State. During the 2023 season, he showcased his skills by catching 28 passes for 528 yards and scoring four touchdowns, boasting an impressive average of 18.9 yards per reception. Standing at 6 feet 3 inches and weighing 193 pounds, Owens seized the opportunity to impress the 49ers’ decision-makers during the team’s local pro day at Levi’s Stadium

Terrell Owen’s Influence on Terique Owens

 

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Terrell Owens, a legendary receiver himself, attended the same pro day to support his son. He emphasized the significance of these moments for Terique, urging him to stand out and showcase his unique abilities. Despite limited film and football experience during his college career, Terique now has a chance to make his mark with the 49ers. Terrell’s advice to his son was clear: “You have to stand out. There’s got to be something unique about you. You can’t just blend in. What is it about you that stands out that is going to ‘wow’ or open the eyes of scouts and GMs and coaches?”

Terique Owens, Son of Terrell Owens, Signs with San Francisco 49ers as Undrafted Free Agent - THE SPORTS ROOM

Terique Owens follows in his father’s footsteps, joining the same franchise where Terrell became a household name. Terrell Owens accumulated 8,572 receiving yards and scored 83 total touchdowns during his eight seasons with the 49ers. Now, Terique has the opportunity to create his own legacy and contribute to the team that his father once starred for.

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