Burgess Owens

Burgess Owens

  • Super Bowl XV Champion
  • University of Miami Hall of Fame
  • 1st Team College All-American Defensive Back

Burgess was the third Black American to be offered a football scholarship at the University of Miami, Coral Cable where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Chemistry and gained national recognition as a First Team All-American Defensive Back. He was inducted to the Hall of Fame of Outstanding College Athletes of America and later to the University of Miami's Hall of ... VIEW MORE

Speaker Media

The 13th Season
Young America's Foundation
The Camera
Speech Topics
  • The 13th Season...

    A lighthearted discussion about an athletic career spanning over 12 seasons, culminating in the 13th with NFL Super ... View More

  • The Camera...

    A prospective and technique learned on the football field that can be applied to real world experiences and that ... View More

  • The Miracle of the American Way

    An insightful talk on Freedom and Opportunity, Service and Compassion that is an inherent by-product of the Free ... View More

  • Aristocrats, Settlers and Pioneers

    Burgess discusses the types of men and women who forged our nation and expanded its boundaries. He challenges all to ... View More

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  • Burgess was genuine and spoke from the heart about the enterprising sprit of America. Our audience of teachers and civic leaders were captivated by his words. His life experiences exemplify the American Spirit and conveys that spirit to his audience. If you are looking for an inspirational speaker who will leave a lasting impression on your group, Burgess is your man.
  • Michael E. Di Yeso, President and CEO - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
  • Burgess spoke to my operations team at a critical time, following some really bad news that had drained the team’s motivation pretty deeply. Following his talk, almost every person in attendance stuck around and stood in line to get his autograph, picture, and thank him for his message. His stories were entertaining, inspirational, and gave my team a desperately needed boost. He even managed to give some one-on-one time with many of my team members, and allowed some big NFL fans present to take a picture wearing his Super Bowl ring – a truly once-in-a-lifetime and awesome experience.
  • Paul Merideth, Sr. Manager Customer Support - Oracle
  • Our company benefited greatly by having Mr. Owens speak at a recent event. He shared his personal story of struggles and hardships, successes and triumphs and how he dealt with each situation. These life lessons and how he related them to business and personal lives was something all those in attendance were fortunate to take home with them. If his schedule permits, we will have Mr. Owens back to speak at our next event with participants from around the globe
  • Gary Hasson, V.P. of International - Agel

Burgess's Blog

Why I Stand
Ex-NFL star Burgess Owens: The flag and why I stand Burgess Owens on NFL ratings and national anthem protests Former ...

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