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Jacob Bower Athlete Profile

#16 Jacob Bower

Jacob Bower
Position: Quarterback Height: 6-3 Weight: 235 Roster Years: 2006 Hometown: Meridian, ID Last School: Mountain View High School


Born in Caldwell, Idaho ... parents are Bob and Susan Carlson ... brothers Ricky and Danny played basketball at BYU ... his late father, Wayne Bower, played football at BYU (1971-73) ... served a church mission in Milwaukee, Wisconsin ... an Eagle Scout ... one of six children ... recruited by Oregon State, California, Arizona State, USC, Purude, Wisconsin, Washington State, Texas Tech, Boise State and Utah in football and Texas Tech, North Carolina, Kansas Wake Forest, Purdue, Utah and Washington State in basketball.

Before BYU

An honor roll student at Mountain View HS ... a four-year letterwinner for head coach Nate Borchurt ... led MVHS to a combined 13-6 record as a junior and senior ... finished third in the state as a junior ... a two-time first-team all-conference selection ... earned first-team All-State honors as a senior ... recognized as a SuperPrep and Prep Star All-American ... ranked seventh overall in the Northwest and eighth overall in the West ... a three-time scoring leader in the state of Idaho ... a three-time All-State 5A selection ... named the player of the year as a junior ... earned Gatorade All-America honors ... credited with 348 receptions for 4,300 yards entering his senior season ... posted 44 touchdown completions prior to his senior year ... ranked regionally among the top-six quarterbacks by PrepStar Magazine ... twice won the Strongest Arm award at the annual BYU Football Camp.

2006 | Redshirt Year

Will redshirt the 2006 season.