ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
6 - Brian Owusu
Brian Owusu
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oxnard, Calif.
High School: Oaks Christian
Position: DB
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Lowell

at Harvard
2012: Preseason All-Ivy League by College Sports Madness ... Preseason first team All-Ivy League by Phil Steel’s College Football Preview ... Played in five games ... Recorded a total of tackles, including nine solo tackles.

2011: Second team All-Ivy League ... Came back from a knee injury in 2010 to start all 10 games at cornerback. He continued to improve each week and ranked third on the Harvard team with 44 tackles while factoring in five turnovers with two interceptions, two forced fumbles and a recovery ... Had 10 tackles in the season opener at Holy Cross ... Had a fumble recovery against Brown ... Had two pass breakups in a win at Cornell ... Had an interception and returned it 58 yards to set up a Harvard score in a win over Bucknell ... Had nine tackles and forced a fumble from behind on a breakaway run against Princeton ... Had an interception and a tackle for a loss in a win at Columbia ... Forced a fumble against Yale, which Harvard recovered to set up a touchdown.

2010: Missed the season with a knee injury.

2009: Appeared in all 10 games ... Major H recipient ... Nine of his 11 tackles were solo efforts ... Returned kickoffs with a 15 yard return against Holy Cross ... Had interceptions on his first two defensive snaps of the game in a win at Cornell on Oct. 10.

Background
At Oaks Christian: Earned nine letters in football, basketball and track & field ... Two-time captain in football and track and a senior captain in basketball ... All-State and All-CIF Northwest Division as a senior ... First Team All-Academic ... Private School All-America ... All-county in the 4X100 track event ... All-Tri-Valley League in basketball ... Led football team in receiving and led league in interceptions ... Collected over 1,00 all-purpose yards as a senior ... Team boasted a 53-3 career record with 43 straight victories ... National Honor Society ... National Society of High School Scholars ... Scholar of the Year .. Visited China as a junior to teach English.

Personal: Father, Francis, ran track at Utah State and North Texas and competed in the 400M in the 1976 Olympics ... Brother, Chris, plays football at Stanford.