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#46 Tashawn Bower
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 237 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Somerville, N.J.
High School: Immaculata HS
Major: General Business
Born: 02/18/1995
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Tashawn Bower Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 05/21/2015

Junior defensive end that will be counted on to assume a leadership role with Tigers in 2015 … In the mix for a starting spot at defensive end heading into fall camp … Shown improvement in first two years at LSU and that trend continued during the spring under first-year defensive line coach Ed Orgeron … Played in 19 games with no starts during his career … Has 19 tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss to his credit.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
Played in 13 games with no starts … Served as a backup to Jermaurai Rasco at one of the defensive end positions … Collected 16 tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss in helping LSU’s defense lead the SEC in total defense (316.8 yards per game) and pass defense (164.2 yards per game) … Had career-best five tackles in September win over New Mexico State … Had two tackles including one for a 4-yard loss in road win over Texas A&M on Thanksgiving Night … Had three tackles against Mississippi State and two against both Kentucky and Louisiana-Monroe … Recorded quarterback hurries against Louisiana-Monroe and Arkansas …

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Recorded three tackles in six games played as a true freshman … Had one solo tackle at Mississippi State and tallied one assisted tackle each against UAB and Florida … Listed as a prominent reserve at defensive end.

HIGH SCHOOL
Finished his senior season with 95 total tackles, 16 tackles for losses, 11 sacks, seven pass breakups and three forced fumbles … Rated as a four-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com … Ranked as the No. 11 best defensive end in the nation by ESPN, the No. 14 defensive end by Rivals, No. 17 by 247sports and No. 22 by Scout … Ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the state of New Jersey by ESPN, No. 9 by Rivals and No. 14 by 247sports … Rated in ESPN.com’s top 150 as the No. 132 prospect in the nation … Participated in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl for the East squad … Coached by Pierce Frauenheim.

PERSONAL
Full name is Tashawn Alexander Bower … Mother is Corri Bower and dad is Jaime Viera … Born February 18, 1995 in Livingston, N.J. … Has one sister, Olivia … Majoring in general business.

BOWER’S CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 5, New Mexico State, 2014
Tackles for loss: 1.0, at Texas A&M, 2014
Sacks: 0

BOWER'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2013
6-0
1
2
3
0-0
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
2014 13-0
3
13 16
2.5-6
0-0
0 2 0-0 0
0-0
2015                      
Totals
19-0
4
15
19
2.5-6
0-0
0
2
0-0
0
0-0

 

 

 

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