Milton Owens
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Milton Owens

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gary, Ind.

High School:
Harmony Community

Last College:
Indiana

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 320

Position:
OL

Experience:
1L

07/02/2013

Eleven Redbirds Earn MVFC Academic Excellence Award

Illinois State won nine games in 2012.

11/10/2011

Come Out To The Brock Spack Show at Schooners

Coach Spack will be joined by player guest Milton Owens at Schooners for the Brock Spack Show.

11/01/2011

No. 17 Redbirds Return Home to Face The Leathernecks

ISU looking to extend winning streak to five in a row.

10/24/2011

No. 22 Redbirds, Salukis Face Off on Comcast SportsNet Chicago

Illinois State will be looking to break a four-game losing streak to the Salukis.

10/18/2011

Redbirds Welcome In Nationally Ranked Sycamores

ISU will be looking for consecutive wins over ranked foes.

2011: Started eight out of 10 games played at right tackle ... key member of the offensive line unit that helped ISU rush for 183.4 yards per game, up from 131 yards per game last year ... key part of the unit that has allowed just six sacks on the season, which ranked the group No. 3 in the country in fewest sacks allowed ... helped Ashton Leggett become the first Redbird running back to rush for over 1,000 yards since 2006.

2010: Played in all 11 games, after transferring from Indiana ... recorded a total of five tackles on the season ... had a tackle in his first career game at ISU against Central Missouri ... recorded a season-high two tackles at Indiana State.

At Indiana: Moved from offensive line to defensive tackle prior to 2009 spring practice ... did not see any game action in 2009 ... three-time scout team player of the week (Eastern Kentucky, Virginia and Illinois) ... saw action against Western Kentucky and Murray State as a redshirt freshman in 2008 ... made collegiate debut against WKU ... two-time scout team player of the week (Minnesota and Central Michigan) ... redshirted the 2007 season.

Harmony Community HS: Three-year letterwinner ... standout offensive lineman under head coach David Pool.

Personal: Born July 23, 1988, in Gary, Ind. ... son of Monroe and Pam Owens ... youngest of five children ... majoring in graphic design.