Second Team All-Western Athletic Conference (Coaches selection) ... etched his name in the Vandal record books and was a 2011 Football Writers Association of America All-American. He is the career punting average leader (44.7) as well as the record-holder for career punts (259) and career punting yards (11,570). He also has the single-season mark for punting yards (4,084 in 2011) after tying the record for single-season punts (88 in 2011).
Became just the second Football Writers Association of America All-American ... was second in the nation in punting average with 46.41 per kick ... punted for 4,084 yards on 88 kicks ... had one 76-yard punt and one 71-yard punt ... 36.3 percent (32 of 88) of his punts were 50 yards or longer.
Led the Western Athletic Conference and ranked 13th nationally in earning first-team all-WAC honors ... average of 45.1 yards per punt pushed him into the career lead for average yards per punt with 44.2 on 101 kicks ... average of 45.1 was second best in a single season.
Stepped in and admirably filled the shoes of departed All-American T.J. Conley ... averaged 43.0 yards per punt for the fifth best single-season mark in school history ... WAC Player of the Week after averaging 49.2 yards per kick at New Mexico State ... average of 3.3 punts per game was just short of the NCAA minimum of 3.6 to be calculated into national rankings, where he would have tied for 24th.
2008 graduate of Evergreen High School ... all-state punter for three seasons and all-state quarterback as a sophomore and senior ... had 2,000 yards passing and 20 touchdowns... also played basketball.
Son of Julie and Dave Cowan... born March 5, 1990 ... majoring in Business.