Garrald McDowell is a loosehead prop from Covington, Louisiana. A crossover athlete, McDowell has considerable experience in football. He played as a defensive end at Ole Miss from 2014-2017. He used his college resume as a springboard to a career in the Canadian Football League, where he played for the Calgary Stampeders. He spent two years in Colorado playing for the former Colorado XOs until he returned home to Louisiana in the Fall of 2022, when he played for the NOLA Gold Academy.