, was the time he fell in love with the little girl "I'm not going to keep quiet or stay inside a box, the way many pro athletes do, even some very famous ones who've told me that the best road was to be politically correct at all times." who lived across the street from him.The girl's father—a man in his forties—made fun of the eleven-year-old's crush on his daughter and said dating her was impossible because the girl was Terrell's sister. He thought, "Gosh, this sort of thing must happen all the time here." BLOOMINGTON, Minn. He came to the Daily News from the Charlotte Observer in May 1983, just as the Sixers were winning the NBA championship.He was born Terrell Eldorado Owens on December 7, 1973, to Marilyn Heard, a seventeen year old from Alexander City, Alabama.He was raised primarily by his grandmother in Alex City,as his hometown is known.
Owens recalls crying as he looked out his bedroom window and watched the other kids play freely on the street.
Terrell Owens is one of the most popular—and controversial— players in the National Football League (NFL).
The Alabama native is considered one of the most talented wide receivers in professional football, but has drawn added attention for his battles with his coaches, team executives, and even his fellow players that often play out in the media.
“I think the big thing is, don’t be afraid to fail,” said Foles, whose father, Larry, made a restaurant chain fortune, lost it in the 1980s, then rebuilt it.
“In our society today, Instagram, Twitter, it’s a highlight reel of all the good things. You think ‘Wow,’ when you have a rough day, your life’s not as good as that, you’re failing.