|| Patrick Bowe
At Stanford: Fourth-year tight end who will compete for playing time as a reserve tight end and special teams player ... Has played a backup role for the Cardinal the past three seasons and will be looking for his first game action in 2007.
The 2007 Season: Game-By-Game Statistics
The 2006 Season: Served in a reserve role at tight end.
The 2005 Season: Backup tight end who did not see any game action.
The 2004 Season: Did not play in 2004 as a true freshman tight end.
In High School: Two-year starter at tight end for Minnetonka High School where he recorded 38 receptions for 815 yards in a Wing-T, run-oriented offense as a junior and senior ... As a team captain during his senior season, Pat helped his team to an 8-3 record, one of the best records in recent school history ... He had 28 catches for 650 yards (23.2 average) and eight touchdowns ... He was named honorable mention All-State, All-Classic Lake Conference, Star-Tribune All-Metro, Academic All-State, Smarter/Sports Illustrated All-American Teen and a participant in the Minnesota state All-Star game ... Had 10 receptions for 165 yards as a junior ... Varsity letterwinner in basketball and track ... Student Body President ... Member of the Minnetonka Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Classic Lake Conference Sportsmanship Committee.
Personal Information: International Relations major ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Comes from a football family with deep Stanford roots ... His father is Patrick Bowe Sr., who played tight end at Stanford (1976-79) and was a First-Team Academic All-American in '79 ... His grandfather is Joe St. Geme, a three-year letterwinner (1950-52) on The Farm who played safety on Stanford's 1952 Rose Bowl Team ... Three of his uncles also played football At Stanford: Joe St. Geme, Jr. (1976-79), a First-Team Academic All-American in '79; Pete St. Geme (1978-81) and Ed St. Geme (1981-84) ... His mother, Mary Louise, is a 1981 Stanford graduate.
Getting To Know PatrickBowe
Nicknames: P. Bowe, P. Bizzle
I would describe myself as a person as: Determined and relentless
What people don't know about me is: I'm the oldest of six children
The reasons I love football are: The emotions it generates, the continual competition, and the hitting
I pattern my play after: Jeremy Shockey
My favorite pre-game ritual is: One-handed catches during warm-ups
My greatest athletic moment is: Putting my feet down in the back of the end zone for a touchdown that led Minnetonka to a victory against our arch-rival and highly rated opponent Wayzata in our Homecoming Game
The biggest thrill in my life to date is: Fans rushing the field after scoring the game-winning TD in OT in the playoffs
The teammate I admire the most is: C.J. Easter
My favorite stadium in which to play is: A packed Stanford Stadium
Friends from other college football teams are: Chris Joppru (Utah), Henry Bowe (Georgetown)
The reasons I chose Stanford University are: The world-class combination of academics and athletics in a laid-back, sunny California atmosphere
Since coming to Stanford, I have learned: That when I wake up for workouts many still haven't gone to bed
The best thing about Stanford is: The students and the things they share
My favorite class at Stanford is: International Security in a Changing World (Polisci)
What sets Stanford apart from other college football programs: The student-athletes
The sports teams I followed when I was younger: Vikings and 49ers
When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be: John Elway
The athlete I admire most is: Brett Favre
The people I admire most are: A tie between my parents
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be: The Pope
The three people in history I admire most are: Alexander the Great, Jesus Christ and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Best book I have read: The Odyssey
Favorite Website: espn.com
Favorite Food: Pasta with chicken
Least Favorite Food: Cottage cheese
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on: Hot dogs and Mac and cheese
Favorite Movies: Gladiator and Dumb and Dumber
Favorite TV Show: SportsCenter
Favorite Actors: Russell Crowe and Will Ferrell
Favorite Actress: Halle Berry
If a movie were made of my life, the actor who would play me is: Christian Bale
My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be: Making a jumping game-winning catch and putting my foot down in the corner of the end zone in quadruple OT to win the National Championship at the Rose Bowl
If I were not playing college football, I would be: Getting more sleep
After my Stanford career, I'd like to be remembered as: A class act guy that worked the hardest and did more than was ever thought possible of him
The best advice I ever received was: The harder you work the luckier you get
The people who had the greatest influence on my life: A tie between my parents
The place I'd most like to visit: Rome
The favorite place I've visited: The Netherlands
Hobbies: Spending time with friends, golf, Sunday Funday
Ten years from now, I'd like to be: Living my dreams
My advice to youngsters: Follow your dreams
My most prized possession: My family, if that can be considered a possession
If I won $1 million, I would: Invest most and donate some
The one thing about college football I would change: Playoffs
Last Udpated: September 26, 2007