John Bowie

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John Bowie
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-05-11) May 11, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: Columbus, Ohio
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: Cincinnati
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 4 / Pick: 110
Debuted in 2007 for the Oakland Raiders
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: practice squad
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles 2
Sacks 0
Sacks 0.0
Stats at

John Bowie (born May 11, 1984) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free-agent. He was most recently a member for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Cincinnati.

Bowie has also been a member of the Cleveland Browns, Hartford Colonials, Cincinnati Bengals and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Early years[edit]

Bowie played high school football at Northland High School.

Professional career[edit]


Bowie timed in at 4.36 in the 40 yard dash.

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Bowie was drafted in the 4th round by the Oakland Raiders with the pick the Raiders acquired by trading wide receiver Randy Moss to the New England Patriots. Bowie was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury for the 2008 season on August 25, 2008.

On September 30, 2009, Bowie was waived from the Raiders and subsequently placed on injured reserve. He was released from injured reserve with an injury settlement on November 24.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On February 8, 2010 Bowie was signed to a future contract by the Cleveland Browns. He was waived on June 17, 2010. He was re-signed on August 7, 2010. The Browns waived him on August 31.

Hartford Colonials[edit]

Bowie was signed by the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League on September 3, 2010.[1]

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Bowie was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad on November 16, 2011.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

Signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on April 11, 2013.[2] Bowie was released by the club on April 23, 2013 (only 12 days after signing with them).[3]


  1. ^ "UFL Transactions". United Football League. September 3, 2010. Retrieved September 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ Signed by Ti-Cats
  3. ^ Released by the Ti-Cats

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