Navorro Bowman life and biography

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Navorro Bowman biography

Date of birth : 1988-05-28
Date of death : -
Birthplace : District Heights, Maryland
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-07
Credited as : Football player NFL, inside linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Navorro R. Bowman is an American football inside linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, and played his collegiate football for the Penn State Nittany Lions football team.

A speedy and athetic defender, NaVorro Bowman was a two-year starter for the Nittany Lions of Penn State. His ability to fly around the field adds another weapon to the 49ers linebacking corps.

TRANSACTIONS:
Originally a third-round (91st overall) draft choice by SF in 2010.

COLLEGE:
•Played in 33 games (21 starts) and totaled 215 tackles, with 8.0 sacks, 36 TFLs, 3 FFs, 3 FRs and 3 INTs in his career. Also returned 1 INT and 1 FR for TDs. Earned second-team All-American honors from The NFL Draft Report, The Sporting News, CBS Sports, Phil Steele’s College Football, Rvials.com and Sports Illustrated, while garnering third-team honors from the Associated Press and College Football News as a junior. Started 11 games and was named first-team All-Big Ten after registering 93 tackles, 17 TFLs, 3.0 sacks, 2 INTs and 2 FRs in 2009. Was a consensous All-Big Ten Conference first team selection as he led the team in tackles (106), ranked 2nd in TFLs (16.5) and t-3rd in sacks (4.0) in 2007, despite not moving into the starting lineup until the fourth game of the season. Added 2 FFs, 1 FR and 1 INT in his sophomore season. As a redshirt freshman, appeared in nine contests and tallied 16 tackles and blocked a field goal attempt.

PERSONAL:
•Starred at Suitland (District Heights, MD) HS, where he was selected as the Maryland Defensive Player of the Year, first team All-State, Washington Post first-team All-Metro and first-team All-Conference after registering 165 tackles, 9.0 sacks and 3 FRs, while also rushing for 1,200 yds. and 22 TDs.
•Graduated in three years with a degree in crime, law and justice.
•Has an infant son, Navorro Jr.
•Born Navorro R. Bowman (5/28/87) in Prince George’s, Maryland.

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