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Chris Dowell
36  Chris Dowell

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Andress

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
LB

Experience:
HS

Three-year letterwinner and two-year starter for coach Allan Sepkowitz at Andress ... first team All-District 1-4A linebacker and first team All-City by the El Paso Times as a senior ... team captain ... voted Andress' Most Improved Player ... played in the El Paso Senior All-Star Classic ... posted 130 tackles (64 solo), nine tackles for losses, seven quarterback pressures, five big hits, four sacks, three pass break-ups, one interception and one fumble recovery as a senior ... posted 20 tackles against Chapin this past season ... led Andress in defensive points in 2006 ... also scored seven touchdowns on 13 carries (28 yards) at running back as a senior ... Andress finished 9-3 in 2006 ... second team All-City running back and honorable mention All-City linebacker by the El Paso Times as a junior ... rushed for 320 yards on 28 carries (11.4 ypc) and four touchdowns as a junior ... recorded 81 tackles (40 solo), seven TFLs, four sacks, four QB hurries, three sacks, three big hits, two pass break-ups, two fumble recoveries (including a 35-yard TD) and one interception on an 8-3 Andress team ... lettered once in track ... serves as a basketball official for several youth leagues in the El Paso area ... also recruited heavily by SMU ... parents are Thomas Calvin and Denisee Dowell ... raised by Doyle and Joyce Benortham ... has one brother ... full name is Christopher Edward Dowell ... born 3/14/88 (Toledo, Ohio).

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