Former UMaine standout added to AFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 29, 2012, at 10:17 a.m.

ORONO, Maine — Former University of Maine football star Montell Owens has been added to the American Football Conference roster for the NFL Pro Bowl.

Sunday’s game will be Owens’ second-consecutive Pro Bowl.

Owens, who scored a pair of touchdowns in last season’s All-Star game, had 13 special team tackles and two forced fumbles this season for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He added 10 rushes for 39 yards and had a pair of receptions. Owens is the Jaguars’ leader in special team tackles with 108 for his career.

Owens played for the Black Bears from 2002-05, and helped lead Maine to the 2002 Atlantic 10 championship.

The National Football League Pro Bowl is being played in Honolulu.

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