Highlights

2016

Once again, Bowman was a pillar on Alouettes’ defense, leading Noel Thorpe’s squad with 10 quarterback sacks. He had three games with two sacks, including the season opener against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Overall Bowman made 28 defensive tackles, forced three fumbles and knocked-down one pass.

2015

Bowman’s brilliance was once again recognized this season as he earned his sixth career East Division All-Star selection and his second CFL All-Star selection. In only 16 contests, Bowman amassed 46 defensive tackles and 19 sacks, which ranked him first in the league. He increased his lead as the team’s all-time quarterback sacks leader with an impressive total of 102.

2014

John Bowman’s brilliance was once again recognized this season as he earned his fifth career East Division All-Star team selection. In 17 contests, Bowman amassed 45 defensive tackles including 12 sacks, which ranked him fifth in the league. He increased his lead as the team’s all-time quarterback sacks leader with an impressive total of 83. He also earned the CFL Defensive Player of the Week honour in week number 2.

2013

Bowman became the Alouettes' all-time sack leader in 2013, ending the regular season with 71 career sacks after passing teammate Anwar Stewart on September 21 with his team-record breaking 67th sack against Hamilton. He completed the season with 11 sacks, good for second among Alouettes. Since first signing with Montreal in 2006, Bowman has recorded over 30 defensive tackles in six consecutive seasons, beginning in 2008.

2012

He finished tied for first among Alouettes alongside teammate Shea Emry, with seven sacks in just 15 games. He also recorded a career-best 37 defensive tackles.

2011

He played in all 18 games and recorded 12 sacks for the third straight season. His sack total on the season was good for second in the CFL.

2010

Tied for 1st in the CFL for most forced fumbles, Bowman tied for 1st on the Alouettes for most tackles for a loss.  He also finished 2nd in most Sacks. Grey Cup Champion 2010

2009

Led the CFL for most sacks and most forced fumbles and finished second on the Alouettes for most tackles for a loss.

2008

He led the Alouettes in fumble recoveries and was second in sacks and tackles for losses.

2007

He led the Alouettes in fumble recoveries and was second in sacks.

2006

He played for the American Indoor Football League Rome Renegades, recording 10 sacks. He then joined the Alouettes.

Personal

He studied marketing... He is involved in the Alouettes’ community programs.