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Alabama OL Chris Owens named a 2021 William V. Campbell Trophy Semifinalist

Chris Owens gets in his stance against Miami
Photo by Crimson Tide Photo

Alabama football offensive lineman Chris Owens was selected as one of 176 semifinalists for the 2021 William V. Campbell Trophy, it was announced by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame Wednesday.

The Campbell Trophy recognizes an individual for his combined academic success, football performance and exemplary leadership. Former Crimson Tide offensive lineman Barrett Jones won the Campbell Trophy in 2012.

Chris Owens

Offensive Lineman, Redshirt Senior

  • Earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication information sciences in May of 2019 and a Master of Arts in education in August of 2020
  • Named to the 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Selected to the 2016-17 First Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Has combined for nearly 50 hours of community service during his time with the Crimson Tide
  • The Crimson Tide’s starting right tackle in all four games of the 2021 campaign
  • Last season, played in 11 games with three starts, earning 210 total snaps to help solidify an Alabama offensive line that blocked for the Power 5’s No. 1 scoring offense (48.5 ppg), No. 1 pass efficiency offense (198.9), No. 2 passing offense (358.2 ypg), No. 2 total offense (541.6 ypg) and No. 23 rushing attack (183.5 ypg)


The National Football Foundation will announce 12-14 finalists on Oct. 27, and each of them will receive an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship. The finalists will travel to the ARIA Resort & Casino Las Vegas for the 63rd NFF Annual Awards Dinner Presented by Las Vegas on Dec. 7, where one member of the class will be declared as the winner of the 32nd Campbell Trophy and have his postgraduate scholarship increased to $25,000.

**This information was acquired from a recent press release.**

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Patrick Dowd is a Reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can follow him on Twitter, via Pat_Dowd77

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