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Sam Houston State's Colton Cowser (SHSU Athletics)


Golden Spikes Spotlight: Colton Cowser’s Five-Tool Talent Shines For Sam Houston


First-round draft prospect Colton Cowser is good with wood.

Last year, when COVID shut down just about everything, Cowser got into woodworking. His crown jewel was a gun cabinet that took him one week to build from scratch, working with a buddy from high school.

In a sense, Cowser has constructed his baseball career in a similar from-the-ground-up fashion. He went undrafted out of high school and had just one scholarship offer – from the Sam Houston Bearkats – which he accepted.

Cowser had the raw materials from which to become a prospect – good height at 6-3 and an[…]