Hawk-Item - - Suffered a major injury in pre-season camp in both 2004 and 2005, missing spring practices and both full seasons.
2006 - - Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . saw action in 41-7 season-opening win as defense held Montana to 10 net yards rushing and 144 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle and two assists vs. Montana, along with one QB pressure in first action of career . . . saw action in double overtime win at Syracuse, recording two assisted tackles, including an assisted QB sack . . . saw action in win over Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win at Illinois, recording one QB pressure . . . saw action in loss to top-ranked Ohio State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Purdue, recording two assisted tackles . . . saw action in loss at Indiana, but recorded no statistics . . . saw action in loss at Michigan, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in win over Northern Illinois as defense allowed just 196 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle vs. Northern Illinois . . . saw action in loss to Northwestern, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in loss to Wisconsin, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in loss at Minnesota, recording three solo tackles . . . did not see action vs. Texas in Alamo Bowl due to injury.
2005 - - Suffered injury prior to first game and missed entire season.
2004 - - Redshirted.
High school honors - - Named Hillsboro County Ironman of the Year as a senior . . . nominated for Florida high school Hall of Fame . . . starter in Florida East/West all-Star game . . . team Scholar Athlete of the Year and team MVP . . . Career - - played both offensive and defensive line as a prep while playing just one season of high school football . . . was a three-year letterman in wrestling . . . recorded 64 total tackles as a senior, with eight QB sacks, and scored one touchdown . . . won state wrestling title as a junior.
Personal - - Born 3/1/86 . . . pre-medicine major . . . parents are Margaret and Eltore Ewen . . . member of National Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society . . . earned Citizenship Award and was National Achievement finalist . . . earned high school Heisman Honor . . . one of three players from Tampa on Iowa roster . . . high school coach was Melvin Cunningham.
Ewen's Collegiate Stats