76 Branden Bowen

Branden Bowen Ohio State
usaUnited States
Draper, UT
High School
Corner Canyon
Past Teams
Ohio State
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Major: Human Development and Family Studies (2017-19), Undeclared (2016)

Weight: 315 (2019), 312 (2017-18), 315 (2016), 320 (2015)

2019 Media Guide: Brandon Bowen is a fifth-year senior who missed the entire 2018 season while recovering and rehabilitating a leg injury that he incurred in Game 6 of the 2017 season Maryland … Bowen practiced throughout the 2019 spring drills and he’s looking to pick up this where he left off in 2017: as a starter on the Ohio State offensive line.

2018 Media Guide: Brandon Bowen is coming off a leg injury – incurred in Game 6 last year vs. Maryland – and subsequent surgery and rehabilitation, but he will be looking to pick up this year where he left off last: as a starter on the Ohio State offensive line … Bowen battled through spring drills and fall camp last year and earned the right to start the opening game of the season, at right guard … excellent play kept him in the lineup for the first six games of the season, a stretch where he was named a team “champion” by OSU coaches after both the Indiana and Army games … the rookie among the starting five, Bowen was the leader in offensive plays – 388 – among the starting five right up until his injury … now a fourth-year junior, Bowen is a veteran of 19 games with those six starts … he is a two-time Varsity O letterwinner.

2017 Media Guide: Brandon Bowen is a third-year member of the team who is a sophomore in eligibility for 2017 … he has played in 13 games and is a Varsity O letterwinner … he played extensive series on offense vs. Bowling Green, Rutgers, Nebraska and Maryland.

2016 Media Guide: Brandon Bowen is in his second season with the Buckeyes … he red-shirted the 2015 campaign as a true freshman and is exploring majors.

2015 Media Guide: Huge offensive lineman Branden Bowen was one of the top players in the state of Utah his senior season and held the No. 2 ranking in the state by Scout … rated No. 58 nationally among tackles by Scout and rated as a Top 100 offensive lineman by 247Sports.

High School: Played 2013 and 2014 seasons at new school Corner Canyon after starting his prep career at Juan Diego … helped lead Corner Canyon to the Utah Class 4A state semifinals in 2014 with a 12-1 record and into the state quarterfinals in 2013 in its first year of football … named first-team all-state in 2014 by the Deseret News … coached by former Utah Ute offensive lineman Don Eck at Corner Canyon, and trained under former Ute John Madsen, who was a member of Urban Meyer’s 2003 and 2004 Utah teams.

Personal: Born in Tennessee and moved to Utah in 2005 … is the son of Natalie and Jordan Halling.


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