Football

Nigel Bowden - 52

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Macon, Ga.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 245

Position:
ILB

Experience:
HS

Nigel Bowden

04/05/2014

Commodores cap fourth week of Spring Ball Saturday with stadium scrimmage

Squad returns to stadium next Saturday for Black & Gold Spring Game

03/22/2014

Defense controls first Commodore scrimmage in stadium

Unit limits offense to lone score, forces two turnovers

03/20/2014

Commodores stage final prep for Saturday scrimmage in stadium

First scrimmage will be open to the public, with gates open at 9:15 am

Academic Honors
Was named to the 2013-2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2013
Bowden did not see game action as a true freshman... He impressed coaches as a prospective middle linebacker on scout teams during the fall... Blessed with superb physical skills.

High School
Captain and team MVP as senior... Enjoyed incredibly productive career as four-year LB starter... As senior, posted 117 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, four sacks and four forced fumbles for Chargers... Named First Team AAA All-State as senior... Also played TE on offense... Nominated to play in postseason Offense-Defense All-American Bowl... Two-time Region Player of the Year recipient... As junior, posted 155 tackles and five sacks... Contributed 88 tackles, seven sacks and three forced fumbles as sophomore.

Personal
Nigel Lorenzo Bowden... Son of Phyllis Nathan-Holt and Larry Bowden... Born Dec. 20, 1994... Father is retired from the military... Parents work for U.S. Postal Service... Has a brother, Joe, and sister, Janelle... A second brother, Jason, died in the line of duty during the Iraq War.

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