Written by Joe Marino, Senior NFL Draft Analyst on January 10, 2015
If Fowler was looking to leave a strong final impression in the minds of NFL Scouts with his play on the field, he did just that is his last game as a college player. In the Gators 28-20 Birmingham Bowl victory over East Carolina, Fowler produced three sacks to go along with two additional quarterback hurries while taking the game over in the fourth quarter to help secure the teams win. This capped a strong junior season for the former five-star recruit as he was named First-Team All-SEC by the conference’s coaches. He tallied 60 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss 8.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.
Why Fowler Wins
As a Junior, Fowler came into his own as a prospect. He has tremendous functional strength which allows him to control his gap as a run defender and execute power moves as a pass rusher. Combining his strength (read more…)