During the course of Penn State’s 27-10 loss at Temple Saturday, true freshman Manny Bowen went from redshirting to being on the field
Injuries to starters Nyeem Wartman-White and Brandon Bell, and backup Gary Wooten forced the staff to play Bowen and fellow rookie Jake Cooper.
Bowen is now listed as a third-team Sam LB, behid Bell and Von Walker.
We covered Bowen extensively during his career at Barnegat (N.J.) High. Here is a scouting report.