El Campo running back earns national recognition

El CAMPO, Texas — Five star running back Rueben Owens is being honored with a national award from MaxPreps. Rueben Owens was awarded the National Junior of the Year and led not only his team, but the state of Texas in rushing yards with nearly 3,000 yards. Owens also had a staggering 46 touchdowns on the ground as well. The El Campo running back is the third running back to be named the National Junior of the Year since 2010. Owens is a 5-11, 190 pound running back with offers from Texas, Texas A&M, Alabama, Georgia, and USC. He has not committed to a school at the time this article was written, but he still has his senior year to decide.