Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Through their history the Green Bay Packers have drafted football players from the Mississippi River town of Rock Island, Illinois. These players helped the team become the champions they are today. Herm Schneidman, Kenneth Duncan, and Ken Bowman are three such players who were born and or played high school football in Rock Island. I would like to take a quick snap shot of one of those players to show how Green Bay has found success in Rock Island, Illinois. Ken Bowman was born in 1942 and graduated from Rock Island in 1960. Ken played at center for the Rocks and the school year book had him playing on the varsity team as a junior and predicted that he would be a big help on the line the next year. After playing for the Rocks, Ken went on to college football at the University of Wisconsin. Ken was able to start at center for the Badgers and starting at that position when the team made the trip to California to play in the 1963 Rose Bowl. In the 1964 NFL draft the Green Bay Packer...
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