Owen Daniels Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Sep, 2020
Facts of Owen Daniels
Date of Birth: 1982 , November-9
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Owen Daniels
Birth Name Owen Daniels
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Naperville, Illinois, USA
Profession Former Football Player
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 111 kg
Married Yes
Married to Angela Mecca
Children 1
Education Naperville Central High School, University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Owen Daniels is a former American football tight end who played in the NFL for the Houston Texans from 2006 to 2013, the Baltimore Ravens in 2014, and the Denver Broncos in 2015. 

How Old is Owen Daniels? Age, Height, Weight, Early Life & Education

Owen Daniels was born on November 9, 1982, and is officially billed at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters) and weighs 245 lb (111 kg). The 37-year-old is a native of Naperville, Illinois, and attended the local Naperville Central High School. 

He started playing football in high school and led his team to an IHSA Class 6A State Championship in 1999. He was named an All-American by Prep Football Report and PrepStar. Besides that, Daniels also played basketball and ran track & field.

He continued playing football throughout his time at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he pursued a Bachelor's degree in atmospheric and oceanic sciences. He played for the Wisconsin Badgers, initially as a quarterback and later, as a flanker, split end, and wingback before playing his final two seasons as the tight end. 


Daniels was a fourth-round draft pick and the 98th overall at the 2006 NFL Draft. He played with the Houston Texans through seven seasons from 2006 to 2013. During his rookie year, he scored five touchdowns with 34 receptions for 352 yards. In the 2007 season, Daniels scored three touchdowns with 63 receptions for 768 yards.

Owen Daniels playing for the Houston Texans SOURCE: Zimbio

 After a stellar 2008 season, ending with 70 receptions for 862 yards, Daniels sat out most of the 2009 season with a torn ACL.   

He signed a four-year extension to his contract with the Houston Texans on March 3, 2011, for a reported $22 million. Despite that, he was released by the Texans on March 11, 2014.

He signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens on April 3, 2014, for $1 million and scored four touchdowns with 48 receptions for 527 yards.

He did not re-sign with the Ravens and instead signed a three-year deal with the Denver Broncos for $12 million on March 10, 2015. After one season with the Broncos, Daniels was released on March 8, 2016, and effectively ended his career.              

Is Owen Daniels Married? Does he have Children? 

Owen Daniels has been married since 2013 to his partner Angela Mecca

Owen Daniels with his wife Angela Mecca SOURCE: Houston Chronicle

They first met at the Blondes vs. Brunettes charity football game and started dating soon thereafter. Daniels proposed to Mecca during their first vacation as a couple in Ibiza and their marriage ceremony was held in Houston, Texas.

In 2015, Daniels and his wife welcomed their first child, a son named Henry Daniels


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