Former controversial NFL superstar Terrell Owens, 38,who couldn’t get his name on any NFL roster’s for the 2012-2013 season…has been let go by the Allen Wranglers (Indoor Football League) and will once again find himself in the unemployment line..
The six-time Pro Bowl receiver, can attribute his short lived career in the IFL to his “prima donna” ways.
According to the Team president Tommy Benizio, Owens was let go due to issue which were “performance based.” Benizio went on to explain that “the final straw for Owens was failing to make a recent team visit to a children’s hospital in Allen, TX.”
Owens, had hoped to make a NFL comeback. In January 2012, he signed on to play with the Wranglers after there were no NFL teams willing to pick him up. The former receiver, who was a third round draft pick in 1996 and was picked up by the San Francisco 49ers, was considered to have taken a “took a huge fall from grace” when he signed on to play in the indoor league.
During his first season with the Wranglers T.O. put up 10 touchdowns in 8 games. Owens had “high hopes” that his performance in the IFL would get him back into the NFL. He was wrong!
Owens, who was known for his flamboyant touchdown celebrations and public persona played college football and basketball at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
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