Ross C. Owen

February 25, 1902-

Fort Scott, Kansas     

Kansas Vocational School

Topeka, Kansas

South Dakota State ’25 B.A.

University of Michigan ‘


New York University ‘ Ph.D

Head Coach

Tuskegee Institute

Helped the Jack Rabbits win the 1922 NCC football title in the first year of league competition 

He starred on the 1924 championship team

All NCC Conference, football, basketball, track

Coached football, basketball, track and field,

baseball and boxing at Tuskegee


South Dakota State Hall of Fame

Tuskegee Hall of Fame

Holds the SDSU record for TDs in a game– 8