Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014)
Owen appeared in the first three games of his career as a junior. He saw action as a shield protector on Nebraska’s punt unit in each of the season’s final three games against Minnesota, Penn State and Iowa.
Owen added depth at defensive end, but did not see game action.
2015 (Redshirt Freshman)
Owen added depth at defensive end, but did not play in a game.
Owen redshirted and worked on the scout team in his first year at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Somers HS/Bridgton Academy)
Owen joined the Huskers after spending the 2013 season at Bridgton Academy in Maine. Owen is originally from Westchester, N.Y., and graduated from Somers High School in Lincolndale, N.Y. As a senior at Somers High, Owen made 61 tackles, including 45 solo stops, while adding three sacks and a pass breakup. His play helped Somers to a 10-1 record, before losing in the quarterfinals of the state playoffs. As a senior at Somers, Owen earned New York Class A All-state first-team honors on defense, and he was also named to the MSG Varsity All-Section 1 first-team defensive unit.
The son of Richard and Charlyse Owen, Dylan was born on Dec. 18, 1995. He is related to former Nebraska offensive lineman Jerry Minnick, who earned All-America honors in 1952. Owen is majoring in criminology and criminal justice, and earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2014. He has volunteered his time with Uplifting Athletes, Souper Bowl of Caring and NU’s annual Thanksgiving hospital visit.