Quarterback to Back: Alan Bowman, John Rhys Plumlee on Different 2023 Paths but Both Still Have Plenty at Stake

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Fresh off of a rivalry-capping win, Alan Bowman is headed to Disney to lead his team through any potential Bedlam hangover. The Cowboys have everything in front of them and it will be up to Bowman, the game manager, to keep them from tripping up in these final three conference games. On the other sideline is UCF’s John Rhys Plumlee, who’s taken a less desirable road through 2023, but whose team still has plenty at stake. Before we dig into the difference between the two QBs, let’s see how their numbers stack up so far this year. QB2B Bowman Plumlee Att. 288 150 Comp. 169 95 Pct. 58.7% 63.3% Yds 1914 1273 Yds/Att 6.6 8.5 TD 8 8 INT 5 7 Rating 120.21 142.89 QBR 66.7 (41st) 68.4 (36th) Rushing TDs 2 4 Bowman is the vanilla pocket-passer who can move when he needs to. Plumlee brings more a dual-threat option but has three multiple-pick games this season. Each has taken a different path to get to this weekend’s game, and their goals are much different, but both have a lot at stake. Bowman is the journeyman who has battled injuries in the past, with stops at Texas Tech and…

Sounds like Plumlee might be as athletic as KU’s Bean. Could be a tricky one to contain.

Need Bowdaddy and Ollie Heisman to score early and often to give the D some breathing room.


Give it to Ollie a 100 times and keep him from throwing it.

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