It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. )", "Raiders trade rookie Lynn Bowden, sixth-round draft pick to Dolphins", "Miami Dolphins Week 2 Snap Counts ... And What They Mean", "WVU's Derek Culver Has Grown from Youngstown Roots", "Vaught's Views: Benny Snell on 'another level of happiness, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lynn_Bowden&oldid=983062544, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Miami Dolphins currentteam parameter articles, Infobox NFL biography articles missing alt text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 October 2020, at 01:08. Required fields are marked *.  Bowden announced that he would enter the 2020 NFL Draft after playing in Kentucky's bowl game, forgoing his senior season. The versatile receiver had a wild season last year, recorded 30 receptions on 57 targets for 345 yards and one touchdown.  Bowden was also used at quarterback in the Wildcat formation, rushing for 37 yards on 12 attempts and also completed three of four passing attempts for 92 yards with the lone incompletion being an interception.  Against Missouri, Bowden scored a 67-yard touchdown on the first punt return of his career while also catching 13 passes for 166 yards and was named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Week. , Bowden was drafted by the Las Vegas Raiders in the third round with the 80th overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft.  Bowden was named the MVP of the 2019 Belk Bowl after rushing for 233 yards on 34 carries and completing six of twelve pass attempts for 73 yards an interception and throwing a game-winning touchdown pass with 15 seconds left. After switching positions throughout his time with Kentucky, Lynn Bowden Jr. is looking for some security at the NFL level. Lynn Bowden Jr is a unique player that can do a little bit of everything on offense.  He was named a first team midseason All-American by the Associated Press. Height: 5’-11” He initially committed to play college football at Indiana, but de-committed before deciding to play at the University of Kentucky over offers from Penn State, Michigan State, Michigan, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. Learn how your comment data is processed. Main photo: Lynn Bowden Jr. Takes Multi-Position Path to Draft Posted by Kevin Fielder | Feb 12, 2020 | Analysis , Draft , Football , News , SEC , Sports | 0 | Before Lynn Bowden Jr. led the SEC in rushing yards or shattered high school records, he was a kid in Northeast Ohio – a place which has developed its fair share of football talent. NFL footage © NFL Productions LLC. He’s definitely not going to be a quarterback at the next level, but he could succeed as a running back/wide receiver hybrid. , Bowden has a son. , On September 5, 2020, Bowden was traded along with a 2021 sixth round pick to the Miami Dolphins for the Raiders' original fourth round pick that was previously traded to Miami for Raekwon McMillan. However, Bowden had to give up receiving duties in Week 7 when he took over as the starting quarterback. The "Good Morning Football" crew highlights rookies to watch in training camp. Bowden isn’t a good route runner and doesn’t have the straight-line speed you’d expect from someone with his shiftiness.  He finished the season with 67 catches for 745 yards and five touchdowns, all highest on the team, while also returning five punts for 146 yards and two touchdowns and 27 kicks for 539 yards and was named second team All-SEC as an All-Purpose Performer by the conference's coaches. Your email address will not be published. © 2020 NFL Enterprises LLC. He’s surprisingly effective between the tackles and could probably succeed as a legitimate running back in a supporting role. April 25, 2020 The Las Vegas Raiders added a few offensive players early in the 2020 NFL Draft, including Lynn Bowden Jr in Round 3. Bowden was drafted by the Las Vegas Raiders in the third round with the 80th overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. Green, More.  In his first start against Arkansas, Bowden led Kentucky to a 24-20 win after completing seven of 11 passes for 78 yards and a touchdown along with 24 carries for 196 yards and two touchdowns and was named the SEC Co-Offensive player of the Week and the Manning Award Quarterback of the Week. Initially committing to Indiana, Bowden had a change of heart and spent three seasons with the University of Kentucky. The Las Vegas Raiders are trading rookie third-round pick Lynn Bowden Jr. and a sixth-round pick to the Miami Dolphins for a fourth-round selection.  He was named a consensus first team All-American after being selected by the American Football Coaches Association, AP and the Sporting News. Teams With Need at Position: Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Las Vegas Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Indianapolis Colts. He played running back during his freshman year before becoming the Leopards starting quarterback as a sophomore and was named first team OHSAA Division V All-State after passing for 761 yards with 13 touchdowns and four interceptions and rushing for 1,782 yards. , Bowden entered his junior season on the Hornung and Fred Biletnikoff Award watchlists and second team preseason All-SEC. 80 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft", "Lynn Bowden's now a Raiders running back. Weight: 204 pounds  Bowden was rated a four star prospect by Scout.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports. Al Davis once said, "The greatness of the Raiders is in its future." Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Chan Gailey said Monday he didn't know much about newcomer Lynn Bowden Jr., but it's safe to assume he's going … Check out his AFC West findings.  Bowden has over 70 tattoos. The Kentucky product has experience doing just about everything on offense, including work as a quarterback, wide receiver, and running back. Ultimately, Bowden is a scheme-specific player that will need to make a living on special teams, at least in the short term. Bowden transferred to Warren G. Harding High School going into his junior year after his family moved to Warren, Ohio. One year later, he recorded 67 receptions on 86 targets for 745 yards and five touchdowns on 670 offensive snaps.