top of page

2027 DL Zane Rowe: Denton Guyer HS (TX)

In the heart of Texas, Denton Guyer High School boasts an impressive roster of athletic talent, and one name that's been consistently making headlines is defensive lineman Zane Rowe. Standing tall at 6’5 and weighing in at 220lbs, Rowe is a formidable presence on the football field and the baseball diamond. With his recent commitment to Oklahoma University, Rowe's journey into football and his multi-sport prowess have set him apart as a standout athlete with a promising future.

Reflecting on his early start in football, Rowe reminisces, "I started playing flag football at age 3... My parents thought sports channeled all the energy I had." This early introduction to sports laid the foundation for his future success. "Doing sports helped me stay focused in class," he adds. "My parents said no pass, no play. So I kept my grades up early on cause I wanted to play my sports."

While Rowe acknowledges the guidance of his high school coaches, he emphasizes the importance of his collaborations with external trainers. "I train with Trench Warfare for DE, I work with Emmanuel Arceneaux for TE/strengthening and conditioning," Rowe explains. "I also work with Brandon Williams for linebacker training." His dedication extends beyond football, with Rowe actively participating in basketball, baseball, and even high jump for track and field.

With 24 offers on the table, Rowe's recruiting journey has been nothing short of remarkable. However, it was the culture and environment at Oklahoma University that ultimately won him over. "I verbally committed to OU because the atmosphere just felt right," Rowe shares. "They train hard and work together to achieve the standard that is set by the coaches."

As he gears up for the upcoming football season, Rowe's focus remains unwavering. "Lifting, building chemistry with my teammates and QB," he outlines his off-season activities. Additionally, Rowe stays active with baseball and track, ensuring he's in top form for the challenges ahead.

Off the field, Rowe's interests are as diverse as his athletic talents. "What makes me unique is that I already know how to overcome adversity," he reflects. "I’ve dealt with it my whole life and so it just translates onto the football field and I can be counted on to make those big plays." Whether he's indulging in his love for fast cars, hunting, gaming with Madden and Fortnite, or rocking out to heavy metal icons like Metallica and Nirvana, Rowe's passion for life extends beyond sports. He also finds time to give back to his community, participating in clean-up efforts with his teammates and attending church on Sundays.

With his unparalleled work ethic, versatility, and commitment to excellence, Zane Rowe is more than just an athlete; he's a role model for aspiring young talents everywhere. As he continues to shine on the fields and courts of Denton Guyer High School and beyond, the future looks bright for this rising star.

bottom of page