Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014)
Junior Dylan Owen will look to compete for playing time on the Nebraska defensive line in 2017. The 6-5, 260-pound Owen has added depth at defensive end the past two seasons and will look to find his role in the Huskers’ new 3-4 defensive scheme this fall. Owen joined Nebraska as a walk-on from New York in 2014.
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.