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Luke Bowanko
C #61
Height:
6-6
Weight:
300
Age:
26
College:
Virginia
Hometown:
Bowie, MD
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2017):

G
16
GS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 40 15
2017 BAL 16 1
2016 JAX 2 0
2015 JAC 6 0
2014 JAC 16 14
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @CIN W 20-0
2 CLE W 24-10
3 @JAX L 7-44
4 PIT L 9-26
5 @OAK W 30-17
6 CHI L 24-27
7 @MIN L 16-24
8 MIA W 40-0
9 @TEN L 20-23
11 @GB W 23-0
12 HOU W 23-16
13 DET W 44-20
14 @PIT L 38-39
15 @CLE W 27-10
16 IND W 23-16
17 CIN L 27-31

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Key Transactions

  • Traded to the Ravens from the Jaguars for an undisclosed draft pick on 9/2/17
  • Activated from the PUP list to Jacksonville’s 53-man roster on 12/10/16
  • Placed on PUP (hip) on 8/29/16
  • Originally selected by the Jaguars in the sixth round (205th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft

Career Highlights

  • While with Jacksonville, appeared in 25 games (14 starts) over three seasons
  • Made his first-career start at Ind. (9/21/14) and became the starting center for the remainder of the season
  • As a rookie in 2014, appeared in all 16 games, making 14 starts at center

Personal

  • Last name is pronounced boh-WAIN-koh

Season Recaps

2016: (Jacksonville Jaguars – 2/0)

  • Played on special teams and at center at Ind. (1/1/17)
  • Saw his first action of 2016 on special teams vs. Ten. (12/24)
  • Spent the first 13 weeks of the season on PUP (hip) prior to being activated to the 53-man roster on 12/10

2015: (Jacksonville Jaguars – 7/0)

  • Played in seven games on special teams

2014: (Jacksonville Jaguars – 16/14)

  • Played in all 16 games as a rookie, making 14 starts at center
  • Made his sixth-straight start at center for an O-line that helped pave the way for 176 rushing yards vs. Mia. (10/26)…It marked the first time the Jaguars eclipsed 150-plus rushing yards in back-to-back games since 2010
  • Started at center for an offensive line that helped generate 185 rushing yards vs. Cle (10/19)
  • Started at center and protected QB Blake Bortles, allowing him to throw for a season-high 336 yards and 1 TD at Ten. (10/12)
  • Made his first-career start at center vs. Ind. (9/21)

College

  • Played in 49 games (37 starts), starting every contest (37) from 2011-13...Started games at RG (25), center (8) and LG (4) throughout his career
  • Named a team captain and started all 12 games as a senior at Virginia in 2013, starting the first four at LG before moving to center for the final eight games to help combat injuries on the offensive line
  • Key member of an offensive line that helped RB Kevin Parks become the first Cavalier back to reach 1,000 yards rushing since 2004
  • Started all 12 games at RG in 2012 as part of an offensive line that helped UVA amass over 500 yards of total offense multiple times in a season for the first time since 2004
  • Became a full-time starter as a sophomore in 2011, starting all 13 games at RG
  • Appeared in five of 12 games in 2010 as a redshirt freshman, including seeing a season-high 26 snaps vs. Eastern Michigan
  • Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009

High School

  • Prepped at Centreville (Clifton, VA) HS, where he earned second-team all-region honors as a senior
  • Also played basketball
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Key Transactions

  • Traded to the Ravens from the Jaguars for an undisclosed draft pick on 9/2/17
  • Activated from the PUP list to Jacksonville’s 53-man roster on 12/10/16
  • Placed on PUP (hip) on 8/29/16
  • Originally selected by the Jaguars in the sixth round (205th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft

Career Highlights

  • While with Jacksonville, appeared in 25 games (14 starts) over three seasons
  • Made his first-career start at Ind. (9/21/14) and became the starting center for the remainder of the season
  • As a rookie in 2014, appeared in all 16 games, making 14 starts at center

Personal

  • Last name is pronounced boh-WAIN-koh

Season Recaps

2016: (Jacksonville Jaguars – 2/0)

  • Played on special teams and at center at Ind. (1/1/17)
  • Saw his first action of 2016 on special teams vs. Ten. (12/24)
  • Spent the first 13 weeks of the season on PUP (hip) prior to being activated to the 53-man roster on 12/10

2015: (Jacksonville Jaguars – 7/0)

  • Played in seven games on special teams

2014: (Jacksonville Jaguars – 16/14)

  • Played in all 16 games as a rookie, making 14 starts at center
  • Made his sixth-straight start at center for an O-line that helped pave the way for 176 rushing yards vs. Mia. (10/26)…It marked the first time the Jaguars eclipsed 150-plus rushing yards in back-to-back games since 2010
  • Started at center for an offensive line that helped generate 185 rushing yards vs. Cle (10/19)
  • Started at center and protected QB Blake Bortles, allowing him to throw for a season-high 336 yards and 1 TD at Ten. (10/12)
  • Made his first-career start at center vs. Ind. (9/21)

College

  • Played in 49 games (37 starts), starting every contest (37) from 2011-13...Started games at RG (25), center (8) and LG (4) throughout his career
  • Named a team captain and started all 12 games as a senior at Virginia in 2013, starting the first four at LG before moving to center for the final eight games to help combat injuries on the offensive line
  • Key member of an offensive line that helped RB Kevin Parks become the first Cavalier back to reach 1,000 yards rushing since 2004
  • Started all 12 games at RG in 2012 as part of an offensive line that helped UVA amass over 500 yards of total offense multiple times in a season for the first time since 2004
  • Became a full-time starter as a sophomore in 2011, starting all 13 games at RG
  • Appeared in five of 12 games in 2010 as a redshirt freshman, including seeing a season-high 26 snaps vs. Eastern Michigan
  • Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009

High School

  • Prepped at Centreville (Clifton, VA) HS, where he earned second-team all-region honors as a senior
  • Also played basketball
 

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