Drew Fowler
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    Drew Fowler

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Clayton, NC

    High School:
    Clayton

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 240

    Position:
    LB

    2006 (Junior) - Started all 12 games ... led the conference and ranked 11th nationally in tackles with a 10.2 per-game average ... recorded 123 total tackles, including 47 solo ... had 2.5 tackles for loss for 13 yards and two quarterback sacks for 13 yards ... had one pass breakup and two fumble recoveries ... had 10 or more tackles in seven games ... career-best 18 tackles vs. Navy to earn the conference's defensive player of the week award ... eight tackles including 1.5 for loss and a sack vs. Colorado State ... recorded 13 tackles against BYU ... had 12 tackles each vs. Notre Dame, Utah and UNLV in consecutive games ... named first-team all-conference, becoming the first Falcon in three years to earn the honor ... first Falcon since Chris Gizzi in 1997 to lead the conference in tackles ... his 123 tackles on the year are the most by a Falcon since Gizzi had 179 in 1997 ... led the team in tackles in 10 of 12 games ... his 18 tackles against Navy are the most by a Falcon since Gizzi had 20 vs. Fresno State in 1997 ... named Colorado Defensive Player of the Year and first-team All-Colorado by the National Football Foundation's Colorado chapter ... is just the second Falcon to earn the honor and first since Marchello Graddy in 2003.

    2005 (Sophomore) - Played in 11 games, starting the last nine ... second on the team in total tackles with 77, including 25 unassisted ... had 5.5 tackles for loss for 19 yards which ranked fifth on the team ... had a sack for six yards ... had four tackles with one tackle for loss against Washington ... team-high 10 tackles vs. SDSU, including one for loss ... started the first game of his career vs. Wyoming ... had seven tackles, including four unassisted ... tied for the team lead with 10 tackles at Navy ... also had 1.5 tackles for loss and his first career quarterback sack ... 14 tackles vs. Army ... his 14 tackles tied as the most by a Falcon in 2005 ... led the team in tackles in three games (SDSU, Navy, Army).

    2004 (Freshman) - Played linebacker on the junior varsity team ... also dressed for several home varsity games.

    High School - Lettered three years in football and four in baseball ... three-time all-conference selection in football ... conference defensive player of the year as a senior ... first-team all-state ... finished fifth in the voting for Mr. Football 3A for the state of North Carolina ... selected to play in the Shrine Bowl and the East-West all-star game ... all-conference and all-state in baseball as a senior ... member of the National Honor Society ... football coach was Gary Fowler. Personal - Born Aug. 21, 1984 ... parents are Gary and Sue Fowler ... has one sister, Cameron (19) ... father was his high school football coach ... member of Cadet Squadron 24 ... attended the Academy Prep School and played football ... majoring in basic sciences ... future goal is to be the CEO of a major company ... was a Falcon Sports Camps instructor this past summer and completed a class in astronautical engineering during summer academics ... completed Global Engagement in the summer of 2005 ... also recruited by North Carolina, N.C. State, East Carolina, Duke and Clemson ... hobbies are fishing and water sports ... favorite book is Where the Red Fern Grows ... enjoys listening to Travis Tritt and Chairmen of the Boards ... favorite movie is Braveheart ... the brotherhood is what he enjoys the most about Falcon football ... credits his father, Gary, as having the biggest influence on his sports career.

    Fowler's Career Statistics

    Year	G	UT-AT	TT	TFL	Sacks
    2006	12	47-76	123	2.5-13	2.0-13
    2005	11	25-52	77	5.5-19	1.0-6
    Total	23	72-128	200	8.0-32	3.0-19
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