Former Virginia Tech Punter Brent Bowden is hoping to latch on in Tampa after the Buccaneers selected him in the 6th round. Many people questioned the move of selecting a Punter at 172 overall. I like the move, last year we had a rotation of punters, from Dirk Johnson to Sam Paulescu, it will be refreshing to see if Bowden can be in Tampa for many years. Bucs fans were spoiled with Josh Bidwell through the years, and last year the Bucs punted a lot, without a very good punter. Bowden was a three year starter for the Hokies, and was a member of the first tea ALL-ACC. His main strength is angling punts toward the sideline, and pinning opponents inside the 20. Over 33% of Bowden's kicks were downed inside the 20. He should be an improvement for our already good Special Teams unit.
Brent Bowden hoping to become next great Buc Punter.
By Nick Shepro