Georgia Tech football's defense turned over Jacksonville State, turned around game
2017 (True Freshman): Appeared in eight games as a reserve defensive lineman ... Recorded a sack in his collegiate debut versus Jacksonville State (Sept. 9) ... Also had tackles at Miami (Oct. 14) and Virginia (Nov. 4) ... Was one of nine true freshmen that saw action for the Yellow Jackets.
High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals ... Played defensive end and tight end as a prep ... Three-year letterwinner ... All-state honoree ... Three-time all-area selection ... Named one of the top 100 players in Florida by Orlando Sentinel ... Intercepted two passes from his defensive line position ... Holds school record with four sacks in a game ... Helped lead Godby to a district championship as a sophomore in 2014 ... Coached by Todd Lanter ... Selected to participate in O-D All-American Bowl ... Also played basketball ... Three-year honor roll student ... Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Antwan Lamon Owens II ... Born Nov. 7, 1998 ... Son of Antwan Owens, Sr. and Malaika Jones ... Oldest of three siblings ... Father, Antwan Sr., is a chef ... Uncle, Fred Rouse, played football at Florida State ... Cousin, Mike Williams, played football at Kentucky ... Antwan originally started playing football at age eight as a way to lose weight ... Undecided on a major ... Plans to follow a pre-med course of study and become a doctor.
Tackles: 1, three times - last at Virginia, Nov. 4, 2017
Solo Tackles: 1 vs. Jacksonville State, Sept. 9, 2017
Tackles for Loss: 1.0 vs. Jacksonville State, Sept. 9, 2017
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Jacksonville State, Sept. 9, 2017