• 2016 Butkus Award Watch List
• 2016 Athlon Sports Preseason AAC Fourth Team
2016: Has started every game for Houston … had one tackle and one quarterback hurry in a road win at Texas State (Sept. 24) ... tallied seven tackles with one sack for a loss of two yards and 1.5 tackles for loss in a road win at Cincinnati (Sept. 15) … had six tackles and 2.5 for loss, while tallying 1.5 sacks for a loss of 10 yards in a win over Lamar (Sept. 10) … recorded four tackles and a sack for a loss of eight yards, while forcing a fumble in a win over No. 3 Oklahoma (Sept. 3).
2015: Started 13 games at outside linebacker ... seventh on the team with 50 tackles ... fourth on the team and 10th in The American with 5.5 sacks ... assisted on a sack to go along with three tackles in Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl win over Florida State .. collected his second career interception in the American Athletic Conference Championship game against Temple ... had two tackles and a half sack in win over Navy ... tallied nine tackles, a half tackle for loss, one PBU and two QBH in win over Memphis ... had six tackles, a half tackle for a loss of two yards, a fumble recovery, a PBU and a QBH in win over Cincinnati ... totaled three tackles and a sack for a loss of nine yards in the shutout win over Vanderbilt ... tallied first career fumble recovery, a sack for a loss of six yards, four tackles and a QBH in win over SMU ... had six tackles and a forced fumble in win at Tulsa ... notched his fifth straight game (from 2014) with a sack after tallying one along with seven tackles, a PBU, and a tackle for a loss of seven yards in win over Texas State ... recorded a sack for a loss of eight yards in a win at Louisville ... had a sack for a loss of nine yards to go along with three tackles in season opener.
2014: Appeared in all 13 games in 2014 for the Cougars, making one start in a win over Grambling ... registered 13 total tackles and 3.5 for a loss of 12 yards ... registered one tackle, a sack, for a loss of two yards in Houston's Armed Forces Bowl victory ... had two tackles, including one for a loss of four yards on a sack at Cincinnati ... recorded his first sack of the year for a loss of six yards at BYU ... had three tackles, one of which was solo and combined for a tackle for loss in the 2014 season opener vs. UTSA.
2013: Part of the rush defensive end rotation for Houston ... played in all 13 games with a start at UTSA ... led all freshmen in The American Athletic Conference and was second on the team with 4.5 sacks for a loss of 35 yards ... the 4.5 sacks ranked third all-time at Houston among freshmen ... led Houston with 11 quarterback hurries ... fourth among defensive linemen on the team with 26 tackles ... best game of the season came against Rice when he finished with seven tackles, two sacks, one interception for a return of six yards and four quarterback hurries ... forced a decisive fourth-quarter fumble with an eight-yard sack against USF that was recovered by teammate Jeremiah Farley ... also had sacks against Memphis and BYU ... had pass breakups vs. Memphis and Louisville.
High School: Three-star athlete by ESPN, Rivals, Scout ... No. 34 defensive end nationally by Rivals ... No. 52 defensive end nationally by 247Sports ... No. 62 player in the state of Texas by Rivals ... named to the AP Class 4A All-State First Team ... named the 16-4A District Defensive MVP ... totaled 59 tackles and 24 sacks as a senior ... also forced five fumbles and recovered two in 2012 ... had 61 tackles, five sacks, one interception and three fumble recoveries as a junior ... accumulated 52 tackles and four sacks his sophomore year ... named 14-4A District Newcomer of the Year ... chose Houston over Missouri, Oklahoma State and West Virginia among others.
Personal: Majoring in Retail Consumer Science ... was a member of the University of Houston Basketball program (2013-14, 2014-15) ... son of Sonia David and Ray Davis ... names his mother as the most influential person in his life.
Tyus Bowser's Career Bests
Tackles: 9, Memphis (2015)
Tackles for Loss: 2.5, twice, last vs. Lamar (2016)
Sacks: 1.5, twice, last vs. Lamar (2016)
Interceptions: 1, Rice (2013)
Forced Fumbles: 1, 3x, last vs. Oklahoma (2016)
PBU: 2, at Cincinnati (2016)
QBU: 2, twice, last vs. Memphis (2015)