TORONTO, CANADA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Former University of Hawaii receiver Chad Owens, who now plays for the Toronto Argonauts, has been named the Canadian Football League Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance last Friday against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Playing in just his second game as an Argonaut, Owens accumulated a career-high 302 all-purpose yards. He had four kickoff returns for 103 yards, five punt returns for 52 yards, 2 receptions for 30 yards and one missed field goal return which he ran back 117 yards for a touchdown.
Entering week 3, Owens leads the league in punt return yards (168, 16.8 Avg), and is currently second overall in combined yards with 469. In his first game of the season on Canada Day, Owens blazed 90 yards for his first punt return touchdown. He currently leads the Argos with 428 total yards and two touchdowns.
This is Owens' first CFL Special Teams Player of the Week award.
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