Terrell Owens became immortalized in Canton, Ohio, as a member of the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Repute class, and he’ll now be forever remembered with the San Francisco 49ers.
The 49ers launched Wednesday that Owens will change into the twenty eighth inductee into the Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. San Francisco 49ers Hall of Repute.
“Over the direction of eight seasons, the 49ers Faithful had been lucky to have front row seats to glance Terrell Owens invent into regarded as one of essentially the most prolific broad receivers in the history of the NFL,” 49ers CEO Jed York said in a statement. “No longer finest became Terrell regarded as one of essentially the most bodily gifted athletes to ever play the game, nonetheless he became also regarded as one of essentially the most aggressive. We are so very proud and honored to induct Terrell into the Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. San Francisco 49ers Hall of Repute, where he’ll like his assign amongst the all-time greats in our crew’s history.”
Owens entered the league as a third-round purchase of the College of Tennessee at Chattanooga with the 49ers in 1996.
He spent the main eight seasons of his professional profession in San Francisco, and ranked 2d in franchise history in receptions (592), receiving yards (8,572), receiving touchdowns (81), video games with 100-or-extra receiving yards (25) and 1,000-yard seasons (5), totals that toddle finest fellow Pro Football Hall of Repute and 49ers Hall of Repute broad receiver Jerry Rice.
Owens also started in nine playoff video games with the 49ers and hauled in 39 catches for 554 yards and 4 touchdowns.
“I am so humbled to be talked about with the likes and greats of Joe Montana, Steve Young, Jerry Rice and loads of others which have represented the San Francisco 49ers group,” Owens said in a statement. “I would possibly maybe well well maybe now not be who I am and have done what I did, number one, without God and without the speed of my teammates and coaches, especially Coach Larry Kirksey and Coach George Stewart. The Bay Residence is where I started my profession, and I could forever be indebted to the 49ers and identified as regarded as one of many 49ers greats. I am honored to be inducted in the 49ers Hall of Repute as right here’s a assorted moment with a assorted team of people. Thanks, again, to the 49ers group and 49ers Faithful.”
Owens left the 49ers following the 2003 season and spent the next phase of his profession with the Philadelphia Eagles (2005-05), Dallas Cowboys (2006-08), Buffalo Funds (2009) and Cincinnati Bengals (2010).
He accomplished his having fun with profession as a 5-time All-Pro different and six-time Pro Bowler en route to becoming regarded as one of many NFL’s most prolific broad receivers, amassing 1,078 catches for 15,934 yards and 153 touchdowns. Owens’ yards receiving and touchdown receptions contemptible third all-time in league history.