K.Y. Owens
K.Y. Owens
Year: 1997
Team: Football

A great blocking fullback, this three year Cowboy letterman also gained 1,406 yards on 285 carries for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. As a senior, he scored 9 TD's and was ranked 19th in the nation in scoring. He co-captained the 1955 team and was named to the All-Border Conference team. He played in the Kiwanis All-Star Game in 1955.  He received the Anderson Award as the Cowboy's most valuable player in 1955.  His 10 year coaching career produced a record of 95 wins, 26 losses and 2 ties. He was defensive coordinator for the 1973 NAIA Division II National Championship football team.