John Bowman (Canadian football)

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John Bowman
No. 7     Montreal Alouettes
Date of birth (1982-07-19) July 19, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Brooklyn, New York
Career information
Status Active
CFL status International
Position(s) DE
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 255 lb (116 kg)
College Wingate
NFL draft 2005 / Undrafted
Career history
As player
2005 Daytona Beach Hawgs
2005 Sioux City Bandits
2006 Rome Renegades
2006–present Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 2010, 2015
CFL East All-Star 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 2014, 2015
Career stats

John Bowman (born July 19, 1982) is a professional Canadian football defensive end for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Daytona Beach Hawgs of the National Indoor Football League in 2005, and played in 2006 for the league's Rome Renegades. He played college football for Wingate.

Professional career[edit]

Indoor football[edit]

In 2005 Bowman signed with the Daytona Beach Hawgs of the National Indoor Football League. After the Hawgs became suspended from the postseason, Bowman signed with the Sioux City Bandits of United Indoor Football. Following the 2005 season Bowman signed with the NIFL's Rome Renegades.

Canadian football[edit]

In 2006 Bowman signed with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He recorded 12 sacks in three consecutive seasons, and a minimum of 7 sacks every year excluding his first season in the CFL. Entering his 8th season as an Alouette, at the age of 30, Montreal extended his contract for 3 more seasons.[1]

Bowman is the Montreal Alouettes' all-time leader in sacks with 102 in his career.

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