Player Profiles

Shaq                               Rowell
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Maple Heights, Ohio
Height: 6-4
Weight: 305
Sport: Football
Position: DL


-Played in 23 career games and started 12

2012 (r-Jr.)
-Played in all 13 games and started 12 contests at nose tackle
-Finished with 42 total tackles, including 18 solo stops, two tackles for loss and two pass breakups
-Established career highs in total tackles (6) and assisted tackles (5) versus Syracuse
-At Iowa State, tied a career high with two solo tackles and had five total tackles
-Tied or set career highs in solo stops (2) and tackles for loss (1) against Oklahoma; also had five total tackles
-Against Texas, collected four total tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss Recorded four tackles, including two solo stops, against Maryland
-Had three total tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss versus James Madison
-Made first start of his career and had two tackles versus Marshall

2011 (r-So.)
-Played in 10 games as a backup defensive tackle

Junior College
-Coached by Scott Strohmeier at Iowa Western CC
-Helped lead Iowa Western to a 9-2 record, the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championship, an appearance in the national semifinals and a No. 11 final national ranking
-Finished 2010 with 32 tackles, eight tackles for loss, two sacks and one forced fumble in 10 games

High School
-Attended Glenville High, where he was all-state, all-region and all-district
-Played in the Big 33 game between Ohio and Pennsylvania

-Birthday is Jan. 7
-Son of Raymonda Rowell
-Majoring in sociology and anthropology

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