Sabah News: ‘I was hoping to be a football player’: The NBA’s top recruit explains his dream to play in the NBA
By Bob SturmCBSSports.com | November 11, 2018 09:02:27After being a standout football player at Florida State, Darrion Owens had dreams of being an NFL player, but the NFL is not what he wants to do.
The 6-foot-3, 235-pound forward was a consensus top 10 recruit in the 2018 class and has made it clear he has a strong interest in playing in the NFL.
As a senior, Owens averaged 9.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game, and he averaged 18.4 minutes per game.
Owens told CBSSports.org that he is currently working out at the Orlando Magic, where he plans to work out on Thursday.
The NBA’s all-time leading scorer in scoring history is the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft.