Originally posted on Optimum Scouting  |  Last updated 8/3/12
Despite starting a true freshman quarterback, Oklahoma State was ready to make waves with a developed junior running back, two receivers with plenty of game experience, and a senior-laden offensive line. But now, after a violation of team rules, one of those seniors, left tackle Michael Bowie, will no longer be a Cowboy. He will instead be playing left tackle next season at Northeastern State after being dismissed from Oklahoma State by head coach Mike Gundy, as reported officially by Optimum Scouting. And while Oklahoma State is likely very frustrated by losing a senior left tackle with NFL potential, Bowie should be much more concerned, as he'll have to adapt to a whole new system and still maintain NFL interest as he transfers down. Despite being just 6'4, Bowie flashed NFL tackle or guard ability during his Oklahoma State career. Thanks to pre-season and 2011 scouting by Optimum Scouting's own Alex Brown, we have a lengthy report on Bowie's time with the Oklahoma State scouting-wise.
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