Manny Bowen Commits to Utah Football

first_img Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY—Manny Bowen, a graduate transfer linebacker from Penn State, has signaled his intention to play for Utah by signing a financial aid agreement with the Utes. Bowen has one season of eligibility remaining and his scholarship will go into effect for the 2019 spring semester.The 6’2”, 231-pound native of Barnegat, N.J., played three seasons for the Nittany Lions from 2015-17, participating in 35 games with 21 starts. Bowen had 134 tackles (12.5 TFL, 3.5 sacks) over the course of his PSU career, including a 68-tackle season in 2016 when his 8.5 tackles for loss (2.0 sacks) tied for second on the team. In nine games as a junior in 2017, he recorded 51 tackles with 3.5 TFL and 1.5 sacks. He played as a true freshman in 2015, earning ECAC FBS Rookie of the Week honors against Army when he made six tackles and recovered a fumble.Bowen, a 2016 Academic All-Big Ten selection, did not participate in football this fall while completing his undergraduate degree in communications media effects, which he will receive in December.The early signing period for football begins on Dec. 19, but Bowen could sign a financial aid agreement early since he is a graduate transfer. Tags: Graduate Transfer/Manny Bowen/Utah Utes Football November 21, 2018 /Sports News – Local Manny Bowen Commits to Utah Football Robert Lovelllast_img read more