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Alvin Bowen
No. 55     Washington Redskins
Personal information
Date of birth: December 24, 1983 (1983-12-24) (age 26)
Place of birth: East Orange, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 222 lb (101 kg)
Career information
College: Iowa State
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 147
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-KJCCC (2004)
  • 2x Second-team All-Big 12 (2006-2007)
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles     --
Sacks     --
Interceptions     --
Stats at

Alvin Bowen (born December 24, 1983 in East Orange, New Jersey) is an American football linebacker for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft.


College career


Iowa State Cyclones

Bowen attended and played college football at Iowa State. During his junior year, he recorded 155 tackles (second in the nation) one interception and one fumble recovery. During his senior season, Bowen recorded 99 tackles, one interception, and one fumble.

Professional career

Buffalo Bills

Bowen was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fifth round (147th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. During training camp on August 1, Bowen suffered a serious knee injury. He was waived/injured on August 7 and subsequently placed on season-ending injured reserve.

He was released by the Bills on September 5, 2009. He was re-signed to the practice squad on September 6, and was released on September 22.

Washington Redskins

Bowen was signed to the Washington Redskins practice squad on September 24. He was later promoted to the active roster on November 30, 2009.

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