Former Black Bear Montell Owens Playing in Second Pro Bowl on Sunday
ORONO, Maine -- Former University of Maine football standout Montell Owens has been added to the AFC roster for the NFL Pro Bowl on Sunday. It will be his second-consecutive Pro Bowl.
Owens, who scored a pair of touchdowns in last season's All-Star game, had 13 special teams tackles and two forced fumbles this season for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He added 10 rushes for 39 yards and had a pair of receptions. Owens is the Jaguars leader in special teams tackles with 108 for his career.
Owens played for the Black Bears from 2002-05, and helped lead the team to the 2002 Atlantic-10 championship. He played in 38 career games, notching 1,038 yards. Owens was honored with the Black Bears' Jack Butterfield Outstanding Offensive Player Award after his senior season where he led the team with 779 yards on the ground.
The NFL Pro Bowl is this Sunday in Honolulu, Hawaii.