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    Dean Lowry
    Dean  Lowry


    Rockford, Ill.

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    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 280



    Dean Lowry Named to Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List

    Award bestowed annually to student-athlete of high character with on-field success


    #B1GCats Lead Big Ten With 103 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Northwestern is the lone conference school to break 100 honors for the second-straight year


    Defensive Dominance Leads B1GCats Over Penn State, 29-6

    Wildcats open Big Ten play with first win over Nittany Lions and in Happy Valley since 2004


    No. 16/15 Northwestern Edged by No. 4/3 Ohio State, 40-30

    Wildcats return to action at Wisconsin next Saturday


    Postgame Quotes: No. 18/16 Northwestern 35, Maine 21

    Postgame quotes

    2014: True junior ... Honorable Mention All-Big Ten honoree by league coaches ... Started all 12 games at defensive end and totaled 41 tackles, ranking second on the defense with 8.0 TFLs ... Matched career high with six tackles against Illinois, adding a PBU and a QB hurry ... Also had six stops at Notre Dame ... Tallied 1.5 TFL and forced a fumble at Notre Dame ... Had five tackles, including 1.0 TFL at Minnesota ... Collected 1.5 TFL and a pass breakup from DE spot at Penn State ... Showed versatility against Western Illinois by assuming the starting DT position and finished with four tackles, one sack and two pass breakups ... Posted five tackles and a half-sack against NIU ... Recorded one sack in season-opener vs. Cal ... Named NU's Defensive Player of the Game vs. Northern Illinois and the Defensive Big Playmaker vs. Notre Dame ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2013: True sophomore ... Started nine games at defensive end ... Tied for second on the team with 7.0 tackles for loss ... Third on the team with 4.5 sacks ... Posted career-high 1.5 sacks at Illinois ... Had one of five NU sacks vs. Michigan ... Missed action at Nebraska with an injury ... Tallied two assisted stops vs. Minnesota ... Notched a career-high six tackles against Ohio State, including five solo stops ... Also recovered a fumble against the Buckeyes ... Picked off a pass and returned it 19 yards for a touchdown against Maine ... Also forced a fumble against the Black Bears ... Credited with a pass breakup against Western Michigan ... Made first career start at defensive end against Syracuse ... Recorded first career interception and returned it 16 yards against Orange ... Added four tackles, 1.0 TFL and a pass breakup against Syracuse ... Tallied two tackles and a forced fumble in season opener at Cal ... Deflected pass that led to Collin Ellis' 56-yard interception returned for a touchdown.

    2012: One of four freshmen to crack the lineup in 2012, playing in all 13 games as a backup to Tyler Scott ... 14 tackles on the year with 3.0 TFL's and six QB hurries ... Named to Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Made his debut as a reserve defensive end at Syracuse and recorded one QB hurry ... Made a big impact vs. Vanderbilt with a fumble recovery, a QB hurry, two tackles and a pass deflection at the line of scrimmage ... Two stops against South Dakota ... Career-best three tackles (all solos) with a PBU and a QB hurry against Indiana ... Recorded two tackles at Penn State ... Posted two tackles, including a 10-yard TFL, against Nebraska ... Notched first career sack at Michigan State, dropping Andrew Maxwell for an 11-yard loss in the fourth quarter ... One stop in Gator Bowl win vs. Mississippi State.

    High School: three-star honoree ... Ranked 47th overall among defensive ends and 20th best prospect in Illinois by 247Sports ... Ranked 95th overall among defensive ends by and 115th overall nationally among defensive ends by ... SuperPrep All-Midwest honoree ... Chicago Tribune All-State and Champaign-News GazetteAll-State selection ... IHCA 7A All-State honoree ... Northern Illinois Conference (NIC-10) Defensive MVP and Team MVP ... Recorded 65 tackles, 21 TFL's and 10 sacks ... Lettered twice in football and was a member of back-to-back 14-0 Boylan teams ... Lettered one year in basketball as a center and played baseball his freshman year ... Honor roll during his junior and senior years at Boylan, earning a NIC-10 Scholar Athlete distinction ... Recognized for Excellence in Business Law and Excellence in Marketing ... Coached by Dan Appino.

    Personal: Born Dean Vincent Lowry ... Son of Margaret and John Lowry ... Played against 2012 Wildcat commit Dan Vitale and current NU player Jarrell Williams ...Major is undeclared.