John Bowie
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Personal information
Born: (1984-05-11) May 11, 1984 (age 37)
Columbus, Ohio
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Columbus (OH) Northland
NFL Draft:2007 / Round: 4 / Pick: 110
Career history
*Oakland Raiders ( 2007 2009)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:2
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:0
Player stats at

John Bowie (born May 11, 1984) is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Cincinnati.

Bowie was also a member of the Cleveland Browns, Hartford Colonials, Cincinnati Bengals and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Early years

Bowie played high school football at Northland High School.

Professional career


Bowie timed in at 4.37 in the 40-yard dash.

Oakland Raiders

Bowie was drafted in the 4th round by the Oakland Raiders with the pick the Raiders acquired by trading wide receiver Randy Moss to the New England Patriots. Bowie was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury for the 2008 season on August 25, 2008.

On September 30, 2009, Bowie was waived from the Raiders and subsequently placed on injured reserve. He was released from injured reserve with an injury settlement on November 24.

Cleveland Browns

On February 8, 2010 Bowie was signed to a future contract by the Cleveland Browns. He was waived on June 17, 2010. He was re-signed on August 7, 2010. The Browns waived him on August 31.

Hartford Colonials

Bowie was signed by the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League on September 3, 2010.[1]

Cincinnati Bengals

Bowie was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad on November 16, 2011.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on April 11, 2013.[2] Bowie was released by the club on April 23, 2013 (only 12 days after signing with them).[3]


  1. "UFL Transactions". United Football League. September 3, 2010. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  2. "Transactions". Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved September 1, 2014. Signed by Ti-Cats
  3. "Beasley among seven released by Ticats". April 23, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2019.

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