Minor Bowens     
      Minor Bowens
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:

Last College:
Tennessee State

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 293


In: Sr./Out: Sr.

Discus 157-0/47.85m (2010)

2010: Indoors - Did not see action at any meets...Outdoors - Led UT with a personal-best toss of 157-0 in the discus to finish eighth at the Sea Ray Relays...Notched a distance of 150-8 in that event to finish third at the Tennessee Invitational...Recorded a 10th-place effort at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a throw of 146-1.

AT TENNESSEE: Member of the football team at UT who sat out in 2008 after transferring from Tennessee State...Was an offensive lineman in 2009 and saw duty on defensive front in 2010...Competed for the Vol track & field team for the first time in 2010.

AT TENNESSEE STATE: Played football and competed in track & field for the Tigers...Earned 2008 All-Ohio Valley Conference honors in the discus, placing third at the league meet with a throw of 149-8...Played defensive tackle on the football team for TSU, seeing action in three games in 2007.

HIGH SCHOOL: All-Metro in track & field at RHS, placing twice in the discus at the state meet...Was all-region and all-district on the gridiron in 2005 as a senior...Had 78 tackles, eight sacks and three fumble recoveries.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 26, 1987, in Memphis, Tenn....Majoring in logistics and transportation...Parents are Minor and Sandra Bowens...His brothers are Corey and Rico.



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