The San Francisco 49ers and the York relatives introduced on Wednesday that Terrell Owens will come to be the 28th inductee into the Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. San Francisco 49ers Corridor of Fame.
“Over the system of eight seasons, the 49ers Trustworthy ended up fortunate to have front row seats to enjoy Terrell Owens develop into just one of the most prolific huge receivers in the historical past of the NFL,” stated 49ers CEO Jed York. “Not only was Terrell just one of the most physically gifted athletes to at any time enjoy the match, but he was also just one of the most aggressive. We are so extremely very pleased and honored to induct Terrell into the Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. San Francisco 49ers Corridor of Fame, where by he will get his place among the all-time greats in our team’s historical past.”
“I am so humbled to be outlined with the likes and greats of Joe Montana, Steve Younger, Jerry Rice and many some others that have represented the San Francisco 49ers organization,” stated Owens. “I would not be who I am and have completed what I did, amount just one, without having God and without having the press of my teammates and coaches, particularly Mentor Larry Kirksey and Mentor George Stewart. The Bay Spot is where by I began my profession, and I will for good be indebted to the 49ers and identified as just one of the 49ers greats. I am honored to be inducted in the 49ers Corridor of Fame as this is a specific minute with a specific team of men and women. Thank you, again, to the 49ers organization and 49ers Trustworthy.”
Owens, who expended eight many years with the staff, ranks next in franchise historical past in receptions (592), getting yards (8,572), getting touchdowns (81), online games with 100-or-extra getting yards (25) and 1,000-yard seasons (five), trailing only Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. 49ers Corridor of Famer and Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame member Jerry Rice in each classification.
Owens was originally picked by the 49ers in the third round (89th general) of the 1996 NFL Draft out of the College of Tennessee at Chattanooga. In his eight seasons with San Francisco (1996-03), he played in 121 online games (107 commences) and registered 8,572 getting yards and 81 touchdowns on 592 receptions, though also adding 21 hurrying attempts for 162 yards and two touchdowns. Owens begun all 9 postseason online games in which he appeared with the organization and hauled in 39 receptions for 554 yards and 4 touchdowns.