Senior left tackle Isaac Sowells served as an anchor of the offensive line with 11 starts in 2005. He is considered one of Indiana's top prospects to move on to the NFL.
In 2004, he started the first four games of 2004 before his year was cut short with a season-ending wrist injury. Sowells had been an anchor at the left tackle position having started 16 straight games before his injury.
Sowells ranked second on the team in total snaps played as a sophomore in 2003. He was on the field for 967 snaps of game action as a sophomore, including a season-high 93 at Penn State.
He played in all 12 games for the Hoosiers in 2002 and was listed as the second team left guard for each of those contests.
The Louisville, Ky., native saw 337 snaps of game action in 2002. He started the season only playing seven snaps against William & Mary, but saw that number increase throughout the year. He played a season-high 52 snaps against both Illinois and Michigan State. He also saw 51 snaps at Kentucky. He played in 20 or more snaps in eight of the 12 games.
Sowells spent his first year (2001) in Bloomington as a redshirt. Before coming to Indiana, Sowells prepped at Doss High School where he was a four-year starter at tackle and defensive end. During his senior season, he recorded 12 solo tackles against eventual Class 4A State Champion Male High School. He also played basketball and competed in track and field. He was a participant at the Kentucky State Track and Field Meet in the shot put.
Sowells is a general studies major at Indiana. The son of Dwaina Brooks and Alfred Sowells was born on May 4, 1982 in Louisville, Ky. He has two sisters.
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