PERSONAL — Born Kenneth Lealand Rowe on April 22, 1989 in Los Angeles. Parents: Alfred and Sabrina Rowe. Family: Two brothers. High School (Coach): Polytechnic (Raul Lara), 2007. Major: Undeclared.
2010 — Participated in the East-West Shrine Game • First-team All-Pac-10 according to Scout.com and second-team choice by the conference coaches, Phil Steele and Rivals.com • Tied for second in the NCAA and first in the Pac-10 with five forced fumbles • Team-leader with 7.0 sacks and 16.5 TFLs • Sixth on the squad with 48 tackles • Completed career with 37.5 TFLs, good for eighth in UO history, and 23.5 sacks, good for a tie for fifth • Had 4.0 tackles for loss in a BCS bowl game for the second straight year while recording a career-best nine tackles in BCS National Championship Game vs. Auburn • Included was a sack for an 8-yard loss and a forced fumble against the Tigers • Lone tackle assist was for a loss in win at Oregon State • Two solo stops vs. Arizona • Recovered first fumble of the season at Cal, setting up the eventual deciding touchdown • Recorded a sack for the fifth straight game to go with a pass breakup and three tackles in win vs. Washington • Forced two fumbles, 2.0 TFLs, including a sack among his four overall stops in win at USC • 3.5 TFLs, forced a fumble and had one sack while matching season-high with six tackles in win vs. UCLA • Four tackles, 1.5 TFLs and a sack in win at Washington State • Had the game’s only sack among five tackles in win vs. Stanford • Six tackles, 1.5 TFLs and a pass breakup in win at Arizona State • Three tackles, including two solo stops in limited action during win vs. Portland State • Credited with his first sack of the season among 1.5 TFLs, had one pass breakup and one hurry in win at Tennessee • Forced a fumble, made two tackles vs. New Mexico • On the watch lists for the Ted Hendricks Award (top defensive end), Chuck Bednarik Award (top defensive player), Lott Trophy (defensive IMPACT player), Lombardi Award (outstanding lineman or linebacker) and Bronco Nagurski Trophy (nation’s top defensive player) • Preseason All-Pac-10 second team selection by Phil Steele Publications • Ranked No. 83 in Rivals.com Top 100 Players Countdown.
2009 — The honorable mention All-Pac-10 choice led the conference (tied for 9th nationally) with 11.5 quarterback sacks as well as a team-high 15.0 tackles for loss (T-3rd in Pac-10) • Oregon’s second-leading tackler among down linemen posted 43 tackles, equalling a career high with seven tackles in the postseason vs. Ohio State • Equalled a Rose Bowl record with a trio of quarterback sacks against the Buckeyes en route to the contest’s defensive MVP award • Also recorded seven tackles at UCLA while adding six stops at Boise State and vs. Arizona State • Included were two QB sacks vs. the Broncos, the Bruins and California, as well as 1.5 takedowns against Oregon State • Forced fumbles against Utah, the Golden Bears and UCLA (tying for 8th in the Pac-10), in addition to breaking up passes against Cal and UCLA • Returned a fumble 18 yards against Washington and added two pass breakups.
2008 — Continued his role as one of Oregon’s top reserves in passing situations, posting 10 tackles • Career-high three tackles – all unassisted – in the season opener vs. Washington • Had tackles in seven of his 13 appearances • Forced a fumble at Washington State and broke up passes vs. UCLA and Arizona • Saw the field for a career-best 41 plays at Arizona State and 38 plays at WSU • Returned to the defensive line after spending spring practices at linebacker.
2007 — Made the most of his opportunity as a pass-rush specialist, converting six of his eight takedowns into tackles for loss • Included were five quarterback sacks for a loss of 33 yards, as well as a forced fumble at Arizona • Credited with tackles in six of his 13 appearances, including two TFLs at Michigan and two tackles, including a sack, vs. South Florida in the Sun Bowl • Registered 30 snaps at Arizona, as well as 28 at Washington, and was a key component in substitution packages defending the pass.
HIGH SCHOOL — The SuperPrep All-American was voted to the Long Beach Press-Telegram’s Best in the West first team after emerging as one of the best defensive end prospects in the country • The four-star recipient (Rivals.com, Scout.com) was ranked as one of the top 20 prep prospects in California and among the best 25 defensive linemen in the country by SuperPrep • The pass-rushing specialist posted 31 quarterback sacks in three seasons for the Jackrabbits, including three QB takedowns on three separate occasions in 2006 • Packaged 17 quarterback sacks among his 99 tackles as a senior, in addition to adding one fumble recovery and two blocked punts (one for a TD) • Contributed 13 tackles vs. both Pittsburg and Millikin for the Moore League champions, who were ranked fourth in the state by USA Today • Also aided the school by securing eight receptions for 145 yards and two scores.
Tackles 9, vs Auburn, Jan 10, 2011 (8-1)
Sacks 3.0, vs Ohio State, Jan 1, 2010 (3-0)
Tackles for loss 4.0, twice, last vs Auburn, Jan 10, 2011 (4-0)
Fumbles forced 2, at USC, Oct 30, 2010
Fumbles recovered 1, twice, last at California, Nov 13, 2010
Pass breakups 2, at Washington, Oct 24, 2009
HONORS AND AWARDS
•1st Team All-Pac-10 (Scout.com)
•2nd Team All-Pac-10 (Pac-10 Coaches, Phil Steele, Rivals.com)
•Rose Bowl Defensive MVP
•All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention (Pac-10 Coaches)