All-Atlantic 10 Conference candidate Looks to be one of UMass starters at cornerback Moved from wide receiver to the defensive backfield prior to the 2000 season Has played in 35 career games, making five starts.
2000: Shared time with Rob Green at one cornerback spot Played in every game of the season, starting three times Also a key contributor on special teams Totaled 18 tackles on the season Made four tackles at Rhode Island in the season finale Had three total tackles against Delaware, including the first sack of his collegiate career Made six solo tackles against Villanova in his first defensive start Recorded a tackle and a forced fumble against New Haven Made three tackles against William & Mary Named to the Athletic Directors Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters Also named to the Deans List in the spring.
1999: Played in every game of the season, both on special teams and on offense Started against Delaware Had three tackles on special teams Caught a pass for five yards against Connecticut Also attempted four passes on the season.
1998: Played in 11 games as a backup wideout Earned his only start against James Madison Threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Jimmy Moore on a reverse in the home game against Connecticut Completed a 60-yard pass to Moore for a touchdown against Buffalo.
Before UMass: Played for John Murphy at Mastbaum High School Talented, mobile option quarterback in high school Earned All-State honors as a senior First team All-Philadelphia choice at defensive back in his senior season by the Philadelphia Inquirer Second team All-Philadelphia selection at defensive back and honorable mention All-Philadelphia choice at quarterback by the Philadelphia Daily News as a senior Led Mastbaum to an 8-2 overall record and the Philadelphia Public League semifinals in his senior campaign His high school team lost only four games during his four years Also played shortstop on the baseball team at Mastbaum Captain of both the football and baseball teams during his senior year.
Personal: Full name is Edward Kevin Bowman Son of Ed and Cathever Bowman Born January 13, 1978, in Philadelphia, Pa. Majoring in Sociology.
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