Tim Bowens named head coach at Clark Atlanta

Tim Bowens has named head coach of the Clark Atlanta University football team, the school announced Tuesday.

Bowens, a former wide receiver at Alabama, has been an assistant coach at several Sun Belt Conference schools, most recently at Georgia State.

“I am enthusiastically excited to be the head football coach at Clark Atlanta University,” Bowens said in a statement. “We are looking forward to casting the vision and establishing a culture that will instill being champions on and off the field.” 

Bowens was an assistant coach in charge of running backs at Georgia State last season. He also spent four years as an assistant coach at the University of South Alabama, the last three seasons as running backs coach. Bowens has also been an assistant coach at Samford, Alabama-Birmingham and Alabama, as well as head coach at Tanner (Ala.) High School and offensive coordinator at Coffee (Ala.) High School.

Bowens played at Alabama from 1996-99. 

Clark Atlanta opens the 2019 season on Sept. 7 against Livingstone College.

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