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'Ice Box' Bowens

'Ice Box' Bowens

The Chicago Bears chilled a lot of opponents in the late 1980s and early '90s with a defensive tackle named "Refrigerator" Perry. Now the Tennessee Vols are hoping for similar results with "Ice Box" Bowens.

Minor Bowens may never match William Perry in terms of NFL accolades but he's on par in terms of colorful nicknames. "We call him 'Ice Box' because his hands are cold," fellow Vol defensive tackle Montori Hughes said this week. At 6-3 and 293 pounds, "Ice Box" Bowens is a small appliance compared to "Refrigerator" Perry, whose playing weight peaked at 382 pounds. Still, Bowens could be a big...

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