About Steve Owens
Steve Owens is Miami High School’s most well-known alumni earning the Heisman Trophy in 1969 for the University of Oklahoma. While playing football at the University of Oklahoma, Steve Owens was selected to the All Big Eight Conference team in 1967, 1968 and 1969; received Big 8 Player of the Year honors in 1968 and 1969; and was a Consensus All-American in 1968 and 1969. Steve was selected by his teammates as co-captain of the 1969 Sooners.
Steve began his professional career in 1970 after being drafted in the first round by the Detroit Lions. He was the first Detroit Lion to gain over 1,000 yards in a season. Owens was an All-Pro selection in 1971 and played in the Pro Bowl that same season.
Steve and his wife Barbara continue to support his hometown of Miami, Oklahoma through financial gifts and showing that the gift of giving back never ends.
Wardog Athletics is raising money to complete Phase III of the Red Robertson Field project to include a 6 ft replica statue of Steve Owens. Donors will be listed on the base of the statue.
This is a great opportunity to invest in the future of Miami, Oklahoma!
Levels of Giving
All donors will receive a letter from Miami Public Schools to use for tax deduction purposes
Name on plaque on the base of statue
Small square on plaque on the base of statue
Medium square on plaque on the base of statue
Large square on plaque on the base of statue