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(Maryville) -- Northwest Missouri State offensive tackle Tanner Owen has been named to the American Football Coaches Association First-Team All-America team.

Owen was also a first-team All-MIAA selection and helped lead a Northwest offense that ranked No.1 in the nation in red zone scoring.

Owen is the 23rd AFCA first-team All-America pick in Northwest history.

View the complete release from Northwest athletics linked here.