Acquired: Signed as a free agent on Jan. 19, 2011.
2012: (Edmonton) In two games (two starts), Bowman accumulated nine catches for 145 yards before suffering a season-ending knee injury. He spent the rest of the season on the 9-game injured list.
2011: (Edmonton) Bowman played 14 games (14 starts), recording 62 receptions for 1,153 yards and four touchdowns. In the Labour Day Classic he caught a lateral pass from Jason Armstead on a punt return and returned it 44 yards. He left the July 23 game against Calgary in the fourth quarter with a rib injury and was placed on the 1-game injured list for four games. Bowman finished the season with a CFL-best 18.6 yards per catch, second on the team in receptions and tied for the team lead with Fred Stamps in receiving yards. He earned Gibson's Finest Player of the Week in the final week of the season when he hauled in 10 catches for 226 yards and two touchdowns in a 23-20 win over Saskatchewan , which was the best single game performance by a CFL receiver that season. The 226 yards on the night put the first-year Eskimo into eighth spot on the club’s all-time list for most receiving yards in a game. Bowman also started the Western Division semifinal recording four catches for 93 yards, including a 56-yard reception that set up an Eskimos touchdown on the following play. Bowman started the Western Division final and recorded three catches for 53 yards. Bowman was named a CFLPA All-Star in 2011.
2010: (Winnipeg) Started 12 games for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Bowman compiled 50 catches for 691 yards, placing him second on the team in both categories. He sat fourth on the team in receiving touchdowns with three. He was released from the Bombers on Oct. 20, 2010.
Career: Bowman originally signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2008 and played in nine games. He was traded to Winnipeg prior to the 2009 season and had a breakout year, leading the team with 55 receptions for 925 yards and six touchdowns.
College/Personal: Bowman spent two seasons at North Carolina before transferring to Oklahoma State for his junior and senior years. By the end of his first season at OSU (2006), he had caught 60 passes; 51 of which resulted in first down or touchdown yardage. Bowman ranked second in the league and 11th in the nation with 90.85 yards receiving per game. He finished sixth on the school's single-season list with 60 receptions and his 1,181 yards rank fourth on OSU's list. He averaged 19.7 yards per catch and produced 12 touchdowns. His 300-yard performance against Kansas set a conference single game record and ranks 11th all-time in NCAA history. Bowman was named Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year by both the Associated Press and the Big 12 coaches and he was presented with the Bob Fenimore Award, which is presented annually to Oklahoma State’s MVP. His senior year he led the team with 67 receptions, the fifth-best season total in school history, as he totalled 1,006 yards (15-yard average) with eight touchdowns. In 24 games (24 starts) at OSU, Bowman finished as the school's fourth-leading receiver in history with 127 receptions and became just the fourth Cowboy to gain over 2,000 yards receiving, amassing 2,187 yards (17.2-yard average) with 20 touchdowns. Bowman also played for the OSU basketball team in 2006, appearing in five games. Bowman graduated from Notre Dame High School in Chattanooga, TN where he was ranked by ESPN as the top wide receiver in Tennessee and was named Tennessee Athlete of the Year. He excelled in track, winning state titles in the triple-jump, long jump, high jump and 4x100 metre relay. He also lettered in basketball and was selected to play in the Tennessee vs. Georgia all-star basketball game. Bowman was a high school basketball star and did not start playing football until Grade 11.