2001 (Freshman) - Saw action in one game... Played as a reserve vs. New Mexico State (9/22/01).
2000 - Redshirt season.
Hastings HS - Was a two-year letterwinner, but started just his senior season for the Fighting Bears... First team All-District 19-5A and second team all-state as a senior... Member of the academic all-district team in 1999... Totaled 81 tackles (20 solos), including nine tackles for loss and five sacks, while blocking one PAT... High school coach was Bobby Stuart.
Personal - Born Sept. 5, 1982... Parents are James and Phyllis Cowan... Member of PAL (Peer Assistance and Leadership).