USF Football BIO
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Quinton Flowers
Player Profile:
Quinton Flowers 1808984
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Miami Jackson HS
Experience: High School

DAVEY O’BRIEN AWARD CANDIDATE
2015 TEAM MVP
SET USF QB RUSHING RECORD WITH 991 YARDS IN 2015
SET USF SEASON TOUCHDOWN PASS RECORD (22)
SET USF SEASON TOTAL TOUCHDOWNS RESPONSIBLE FOR RECORD (34)
SET AMERICAN CONFERENCE QB GAME RUSHING RECORD (201)

 

FLOWERS’ CAREER HIGHS
Completions                                           17, vs. Memphis (10/2/15)
Attempts                                                 26, vs. Memphis (10/2/15)
Completion Percentage (min. 15 att.)    75.0 (12-16), vs. FAMU (9/5/15)
Passing Yards                                        273, vs. WKU (12/21/15)
Long Pass                                              71 (TD), at FSU (9/12/15)
Passing TDs                                           4, vs. Cincinnati (11/20/15)
Rushes                                                   24, at Maryland (9/19/15)
Rushing Yards                                        201, vs. SMU (10/24/15)
Long Rush                                              67, vs. SMU (10/24.15)
Rushing TDs                                          3, vs. SMU (10/24/15)

 

2015: Named the Team MVP...Flowers started all 13 games at quarterback after earning the starting job in fall camp…posted one of the top seasons ever by a USF quarterback while leading the team to a school-record 5,741 yards of total offense...set a USF record with 22 passing touchdowns on the season and led the team with 12 rushing TDs, the second-most in USF history…set a USF season record for total touchdowns accounted for with 34...posted 3,287 yards of total offense, the third-best mark in USF history...passed for 2,296 yards,  the eigth-best mark in USF history and just the fourth player to reach 2,000 yards..ran for a QB record 991 yards, with a 67-yard long…ranked six in the conference in total rushing yards and fifth in total offense…completed 59.1 percent of his passes (163-276), the fourth-best mark in USF history, and had a TD to INT ratio of 22-8 (2.75), the third-best in USF history...posted a pass efficiency rating of 149.44, the second-best mark in USF history and ranked fourth in the conference and 25th nationally...completed 60% or better of his passes in eight games...averaged 14.09 yards per completion, second in the AAC and 13th nationally...set a conference and USF record for QB rushing yards with 201 in a 38-14 win over SMU (10/24), running for three TD…logged 381 total yards and threeTDs in the Miami Beach Bowl (12/21) passing for a career-best 273 yards and a 53-yard TD and running for 108 yards and two TDs...posted 320 total yards, passing for 230 and running for 90 with three total TDs (two passing, one rushing) in the Bulls’ 44-23 win over Temple (11/14)…accounted for 314 yards and three TDs in a win over Syracuse (10/10), completing 15-of-22 (68.2%) passes for 259 yards and two TD and running for 55 yards and a TD...set a season-high with 17 completions on 26 attempts (65.4%) in a loss to Memphis (10/2) throwing for 199 yards …threw for a season-best four TDs going 10-of-16 for 171 yards in a 65-27 win over Cincinnati (11/20)…accounted for five TDs in a 44-3 win at UCF (11/26), rushing for 87 yards and two TDs and passing for 176 yards ant three TDs...ran for 85 yards and a TD at Maryland (9/19)...ran for 98 yards and a TD at UConn (10/17) while passing for 157 yards and two TD...ran for 79 yards and passed for 200 yards and two TD, including a game-winning 67-yard pass to Rodney Adams with four minutes to play in a big win at ECU (11/7)...threw for two TD at Florida State (9/12), including a season-long 71-yard TD pass to D’Ernest Johnson.

2014: Played in five games and made one start in his first season at USF…passed for 111 yards, with a 34-yard long, and ran for 73, with a 22-yard long on the year…made his first collegiate appearance vs. N.C. State (9/13) entering late in the game and completing 1-of-4 passes for seven yards and two interceptions and running six times for 32 yards…attempted passes in three games on the year…made his first career start at SMU (11/15) just days after his step brother, Bradley Holt, was shot and killed in Miami…completed 6-of-15 passes for 105 yards, including a 34-yard completion to Kennard Swanson, and ran four times for 33 yards…also saw action vs. ECU (10/11), Houston (11/1) and Memphis (11/22) …lettered.

MIAMI JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Antonio Brown at Miami Jackson HS…widely considered one of the best athletes in Florida…the versatile dual-threat quarterback accounted for 1,349 yards passing and ran for 641 yards and 10 touchdowns in his senior season…scored five touchdowns vs. Edison HS…totaled 6,042 yards passing and 2,002 yards rushing with 32 touchdowns on his career...rated a four-star recruit by Scout.com and No. 82 in the final Scout 300 national ranking…ranked as the No. 9 dual threat quarterback in the nation and the No. 43 player in Florida by 247sports.com…ranked No. 9 in the 2014 Orlando Sentinel Florida Top 100… No. 7 on the 2014 Miami-Dade Top 50 list named to 2012 first team All-Dade Football Team by the Miami Herald…completed 115-of-243 passes for 1,712 yards and 17 touchdowns while running for 631 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior…threw for 2,151 yards and ran for 562 as a sophomore…clocked a 4.4 in the 40-yard dash…also had offers from Alabama, Nebraska, Florida, Miami (Fla.), Texas, Tennessee, Pittsburgh, UCF and Cincinnati among others.

PERSONAL: The son of Nancy Flowers... Flowers lived in with his uncle’s family after both of his parents passed...Flowers was 7 years old when his father died, while his mother, Nancy, died of cancer in January 2012 during his junior year of high school...has a sister, Shanay...nickname is Winky...born Jan. 2, 1994. 

 Quinton Flowers - Career Statistics
  PASSING
Year GP-GS COMP ATT PCT YDS TD INT YDS/G
2014 5-1 8 20 40.0 111 0 2 22.2
2015 13-13 163 276 59.1 2,296 22 8 176.6
TOTAL 18-14 171 296 57.8 2,407 22 10 133.7
  RUSHING
Year ATT YDS AVG TD LG YDS/G
2014 13 73 5.6 0 - 14.6
2015 191 991 5.2 12 67 76.2
TOTAL 204 1,186 5.2 12 67 59.1

 

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