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Tostitos Fiesta Bowl West Virginia vs Oklahoma
West Virginia running back Owen Schmitt (35) picks up yardage against Oklahoma during the first half of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona January 2, 2008. (UPI Photo/Art Foxall)
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Owen Schmitt (born February 13, 1985 in Gilman, Wisconsin) is an American football fullback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at West Virginia.

Schmitt played fullback, defensive end, and linebacker first at Paul VI Catholic High School and then Fairfax High School in Virginia.

After graduation from high school, he enrolled at Wisconsin–River Falls. At River Falls, he posted a 1,063 yards and five touchdown performance his freshman year, which earned him Division III all-conference honors in only nine starting games.

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