2013: Signed an extension with the Alouettes on March 14.
2011: Signed an extension with the Alouettes on Jan 12.
2009: Signed an extension with the Alouettes on Jan 18.
2006: Signed with the AIFL Rome Renegades; left the team in June to sign with the Alouettes.
2005: Signed with the af2 Daytona Beach Hawgs.
2014: Montreal Alouettes
John Bowman’s brilliance was once again recognized this season as he earned his fifth career East Division All-Star team selection. In 17 contests, Bowman amassed 45 defensive tackles including 12 sacks, which ranked him fifth in the league. He increased his lead as the team’s all-time quarterback sacks leader with an impressive total of 83. He also earned the CFL Defensive Player of the Week honour in week number 2.
2013: Montreal Alouettes
Bowman became the Alouettes' all-time sack leader in 2013, ending the regular season with 71 career sacks after passing teammate Anwar Stewart on September 21 with his team-record breaking 67th sack against Hamilton. He completed the season with 11 sacks, good for second among Alouettes. Since first signing with Montreal in 2006, Bowman has recorded over 30 defensive tackles in six consecutive seasons, beginning in 2008.
2012: Montreal Alouettes
He finished tied for the Alouettes team lead alongside teammate Shea Emry with seven sacks in only 15 games, bringing his career total to 60 - good for second on Montreal's list of all-time sack leaders. The 30-year-old also recorded a career-best 37 defensive tackles and helped secure a crucial victory for Montreal when he sacked Saskatchewan quarterback Darian Durant on the final play of the game in Week 16.
2011: Montreal Alouettes
He played in all 18 games and recorded 12 sacks for the third straight season. His sack total on the season was good for second in the CFL.
2010: Montreal Alouettes
He tied for first in the CFL for most forced fumbles and finished second for most sacks and also tied for first on the Alouettes for most tackles for a loss.
2009: Montreal Alouettes
He lef the CFL for most sacks and most forced fumbles and finished second on the Alouettes for most tackles for a loss.
2008: Montreal Alouettes
He led the Alouettes in fumble recoveries and was second in sacks and tackles for losses.
2007: Montreal Alouettes
He led the Alouettes in fumble recoveries and was second in sacks.
2006: Rome Renegades - Montreal Alouettes
He played for the American Indoor Football League Rome Renegades, recording 10 sacks. He then joined the Alouettes.
2005: Dayton Beach Hawgs (af2)
He played for the AFL2 Daytona Beach Hawgs.
2000-2003: Wingate Bulldogs (NCAA)
He finished his career second all-time on the Bulldogs for most sacks with 23 and most tackles for a loss with 33...He set a school record with 15 sacks in a single season in 2003...He played 38 career games.
Bowman became the Alouettes’ all-time sack leader, on September 21 2013 with his team-record breaking 67th sack against Hamilton. At the end of the 2014 campaign, Bowman had collected an impressive total of 83 career sacks. Bowman has recorded over 30 defensive tackles in seven consecutive seasons, beginning in 2008. He is involved in various Alouettes’ community programs including Together at School with the Alouettes, where he also took French classes. This winter, he participated in the Junior Alouettes’ Camp. He studied marketing.
» Grey Cup Champion: 2009, 2010
» CFLPA All-Star: 2011
» CFL All-Star: 2010
» East Division All-Star: 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
1st game: 16-06-2006 vs WPG
1st tackle: 24-06-2006 @ HAM
1st sack: 15-07-2006 @ WPG
1st knockdown: 16-07-2010 @ C-B/BC
In one game
Tackles: 6 28-09-2012 @ HAM
Knockdowns: 2 16-07-2010 @ C-B/BC
Sacks: 4 22-07-2010 vs HAM