|High School:||Marshall HS|
In 2009: Sat out the season as a redshirt.
In High School: McCowan played for coach Thedrick Harris at Marshall High School in Marshall, Texas ... A defensive end, McCowan was a first-team All-District and All-County selection his senior year, while being named the district Defensive Lineman of the Year ... In 2007 as a junior he was an honorable-mention All-District selection ... McCowan helped lead his team to the Bi-District Championship in 2007 and back to the Championship game in 2008.
Personal: The son of Marvin Bowers and Wanda McCowan, Eric plans to major in education at Southern.