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Season: Appeared in three games...Made his collegiate debut at Northwestern (10/7)...One of 24 student-athletes to make their collegiate debut in 2017...Caught his first career pass, a touchdown grab, vs. Nebraska (11/18).
at Northwestern (10/7): Made his collegiate debut. Rutgers (11/11): Appeared on offense. Nebraska (11/18): Caught his first collegiate pass, a 15-yard touchdown pass from Tommy Stevens.
➤ 2016 ➤ Redshirt Freshman Season
Missed the season due to injury.
➤ 2015 ➤ True Freshman Season
➤ High School
Four-year letterman at Kittanning High School for head coach Frank Fabian...Team captain senior year...First-team all-state (AA) by Pennsylvania Football News...All-Allegheny Conference selection for offense (2013 and 2014) and defense (2013)...Tallied 32 receptions, 503 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior...Had 54 receptions for a school-record 856 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior...Also rushed for 407 yards and seven scores in 2013, leading the Wildcats to a 9-1 record and their first undefeated regular-season since 1976...Rated a three-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout...Ranked among the top 25 tight ends in the nation by ESPN (14th) and 247Sports (18th)...Also lettered in basketball and track and field...Owns the school record in the shot put.
Full name is Nicholas Lee Bowers...Son of Brad and Kathy Bowers...Has one sister, Ali...Father, Brad, grandfather, Wilbur, and uncle, Curt, played football in college...Grandfather, Lee Rettig, played basketball in college...Two cousins attended Penn State...Hobbies include comic books, fishing and hunting...Majoring in labor and employment relations...Wants to work in the environmental field after college...Born May 26, 1996 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania.