Born in San Diego, Calif., just prior to the 1983 Holiday Bowl ... his father, Blaine, was a BYU quarterback and member of the 1984 National Championship team ... parents are Blaine and Brenda Fowler ... turned down an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy to attend BYU ... ran a 4.47, 40-yard dash at the LRS combine and recorded a combine-best 38.8-inch vertical leap ... a BYU Heritage Scholarship recipient ... served a Church mission in Alaska ... married to Sarah Fowler of Scottsdale, Arizona ... has received scholarship offers to attend law school at Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, Cornell, Duke, Virginia, BYU, UCLA and USC ... recruited by Air Force, Utah State and Nebraska.
Player Journal Entry: August 16, 2008
A three-year starter at Davis High School at both quarterback and defensive back ... also handled punting duties ... earned all-region honors and was named to the academic all-state team in both football and track with a cumulative 3.99 grade-point average ... a member of the National Honor Society ... captain of the state championship Davis HS track team where he was a two-time state finalist in the 110-meter hurdles and the 4x100-meter relay.
YEAR SOLO AST TOTAL TFL/YDS SACKS/YDS INT/YDS PBU QBH FR FF
2008 51 37 88 0/0 0 0 2 0 1/0 0
2007 19 9 28 0.5/6 0 0 1 0 0 0
Total 70 46 116 0.5/6 0 0 3 0 1/0 0
2002 | Freshman Year
Earned letterman honors as a true freshman ... participated on special teams in 7 regular-season games, including Syracuse, Hawaii, Georgia Tech, UNLV, San Diego State, Wyoming, and New Mexico ... also saw action in JV games against Snow College and Dixie State College.
2003 | Sophomore Year
Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... played in 10 varsity games during the season ... also saw action in JV games against Georgia Military and Dixie State College...returned an interception for a touchdown in the Dixie State Game...earned Academic All-MWC honors...received 2003-2004 MWC Scholar Athlete award posting a 3.82 cumulative GPA in pre-Management.
2006 | Redshirt Year
Redshirted the 2006 season.
2007 | Junior Year
Earned 2007 Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors ... saw action in all 13 games for the Cougars ... started the final five games of the season at safety ... totaled 28 tackles on the season, including 19 solo tackles ..
2008 | Senior Year
ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American ... earned letterman honors as a senior ... started all 13 games at safety ... Academic All-MWC ... finished the season third on the team in tackles with 88 ... recorded two pass breakups ... recovered a fumble in BYU's season opener against Northern Iowa ... credited with a career-high 10 tackles against New Mexico ... NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipient ... named to the 2009 Hampshire Honor Society ... Floyd Johnson Shield of Faith Award.