Sports Whispers and New Gig Whispers: Terrell Owens Takes Up Semi Pro Bowling
Former NFL baller Terrell Owens, has switched things up bit. He is now a professional bowler in and he made his debut at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships at the National Bowling Stadium.
I don't know anything about bowling, so it was difficult for me to paraphrase and give feedback, but I'm glad he's found his niche. I'm glad he's found something that puts a smile back on his face. He also owns a bowling alley. They say when you do something you love, you will never work again.
The following is from Bowl.com...my quote would not work for some reason
The 39-year-old right-hander made his first march down the tournament's famed Center Aisle and helped Bowlers Journal International of Chicago to games of 835, 850 and 880 for a 2,565 team total. Owens rolled games of 185, 129 and 161 for a 475 series.
Owens is the celebrity owner of the Dallas Strikers, one of eight five-player teams in the new PBA League, so he has spent a lot of time around bowling this year. When the opportunity arose for him to hit the lanes at the Open Championships, he was excited about the unique experience.
"The first game went pretty well," said Owens, who was drafted in the third round of the 1996 draft by the San Francisco 49ers. "I'm still new to this, so when I saw some of the guys switching balls, I felt I should switch, too. I probably should have stayed with the same ball. I ended up going back to the first ball I used and made some other minor adjustments with my feet and eyes."