Jeff Bowen is in his third season as a graduate assistant coach for offense at UTSA. He works with the offensive line and helps the offensive staff. Bowen is responsible for breaking down, organizing and analyzing opponents’ film, instructing the scout team, generating practice schedules and scripts and assisting with the recruiting process.
Bowen helped lead UTSA to an 8-4 overall record and a 3-3 mark in its first and only season in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) in 2012. The campaign was highlighted by historic wins against South Alabama, the program’s first road and Football Bowl Subdivision victory, and New Mexico State, its first league win. The offense averaged 31.2 points and 390.2 yards per game, and the offensive line paved the way for 1,911 yards and 21 touchdowns on the ground and allowed just seven sacks in 368 passing attempts. Offensive guard Scott Inskeep earned second-team All-WAC accolades.
He helped lead the Roadrunners to a 4-6 record in 2011. The offense averaged 26.6 points and 364.5 yards (144.8 rush/219.7 pass) per game and scored 31 touchdowns during their inaugural campaign.
Bowen came to UTSA from Texas State, where he was a graduate assistant coach during the 2010 campaign. He assisted with the offensive line and was responsible for the centers and guards.
The North Richland Hills native was an offensive lineman at Texas State from 2007-08. As a senior, Bowen earned first-team All-Southland Conference and honorable mention Football Championship Subdivision All-America accolades and also collected the Bobcats’ John O’Hara Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award. He also was a member of the Southland Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll in 2007 and '08.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in management from Texas State in 2008 and currently is pursuing a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from UTSA.
Bowen was a three-year letterwinner at Birdville High School near Fort Worth from 2001-03. A two-year team captain, he earned first-team all-district honors as a senior and was an honorable mention selection as a junior.