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

HONORS

2016 AMERICAN CONFERENCE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
2016 FIRST TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE QUARTERBACK
2016 WALTER CAMP PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD SEMIFINALIST
2016 ORANGE BOWL-FWAA COURAGE AWARD FINALIST
2016 DAVEY O’BRIEN AWARD CANDIDATE
2016 MANNING AWARD CANDIDATE
2016 JOHNNY UNITAS AWARD CANDIDATE PRESEASON
3X AMERICAN CONFERENCE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (9.10, 10.31 & 11.14)
3X O'BRIEN AWARD "GREAT 8" QUARTERBACK (9.10, 10.31 & 11.14)
4X MANNING AWARD STARS OF THE WEEK SELECTION (9.10, 10.17, 10.31 & 11.14)
3X COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS AAC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (9.10, 10.31 & 11.14)

2X CFPA PERFORMER OF THE WEEK (10.31 & 11.14)
2015 TEAM MVP

RECORDS

FIRST-EVER 2,000/1,000 PLAYER IN USF HISTORY (2016)
FIRST-EVER 1,000-YARD RUSHER IN FLORIDA FBS COLLEGIATE HISTORY (2016)

USF SEASON TOTAL OFFENSE RECORD - 3,971 YARDS (2016)

USF SEASON RUSHING RECORD  - 1,425 YARDS (2016)
USF SEASON RUSHING TD RECORD - 15 TD (2016)
AMERICAN CONFERENCE QB RUSHING RECORD - 210 YARDS (AT MEMPHIS, 2016)
USF GAME TOTAL OFFENSE RECORD - 473 YARDS (AT MEMPHIS, 2016)

FIRST AMERICAN CONFERENCE PLAYER/14th IN FBS FOOTBALL TO RUN AND PASS FOR 200+ YARDS IN A GAME (AT MEMPHIS, 2016)

USF SEASON TOUCHDOWN PASS RECORD - 22 TD (2015 & 2016)
USF SEASON TOTAL TOUCHDOWNS RESPONSIBLE FOR RECORD - 37 TD (2016)

NCAA STATISTICAL UPDATE (11.13.16)

Ranks in the Top 25 nationally in 10 statistical rankings/TOP 15 in seven

2ND leading QB rusher in FBS (1,131 yards & 13 TD) behind only Louisville’s Lamar Jackson

15th IN THE NATION in pass efficiency (154.2): 19 TD vs. 5 INT

9th IN THE NATION in Points Responsible For (192)

13th in NATION in Total Offense (333.5 ypg) - 2,204 passing/1,131 rushing/3,335 Total Yards

9th IN NATION in rushing TD (13), Tying USF season record

12th IN NATION in rushing yards (1,131)

100+ YARDS RUSHING in 7 games 

Produced 37 TOTAL TD on the year

18 TOUCHDOWN plays of 20+ yards on the year/11 of 40+ yards

46 plays of 20+ yards on the year

 

FLOWERS’ CAREER HIGHS (AS OF 11.13.16)

Completions                                           24, at Memphis (11/12/16)
Attempts                                                 33, vs. NIU (9/10/16)
Completion Percentage (min. 15 att.)    82.7 (24-29) at Memphis (11/12/16)
Passing Yards                                        350, vs. NIU (9/10/16)
Long Pass                                              84 (TD), vs FSU (9/10/16)
Passing TDs                                           4, 2X, last vs. NIU (9/10/16)
Rushes                                                   24, at Maryland (9/19/15)
Rushing Yards                                        210, at Memphis (11/12/16)
Long Rush                                              67, vs. SMU (10/24.15)
Rushing TDs                                          3, TWICE, last at Memphis (11/12/16)
Total Yards                                             473, at Memphis (11/12/16)

 2016: Accounted for three touchdowns (2 rushing, 1 passing) in 56-20 opening win over Towson (9/3)...set career highs with 350 yards passing and 403 total yards while tying a career-best with four passing touchdowns in a 48-17 victory over Northern Illinois (9/10)...his 403 total yards were the eighth-best total in USF history...threw TD passes of 73, 26, 13 and 6 yards vs. NIU...passed for 183 yards and one touchdown and ran for 51 yards in a 45-20 victory at Syracuse...led USF from 17-0 down to a 28-point second quarter and easy win...ran for 159 yards and passed for 160 yards and a touchdown to account for 319 total yards in a loss to No. 13 Florida State...completed an 84-yard TD pass to Rodney Adams on the first play of the game...passed for 196 yards and ran for 74 yards and two touchdowns in a 45-20 win at Cincinnati...became a father for the first time on Sept. 26 with the birth of his baby daughter in Miami...accounted for 365 total yards, running for 115 and passing for 250 and three TD, in a victory over ECU...led USF running for 157 yards and three TD and passed for 213 yards and two TD to account for 370 total yards and 5 TD in a victory over UConn...scored USF's first points with a 54-yard TD run...led USF running for 176 yards and two TD on just 13 carries (13.5 ypc) and passed for 219 yards and two TD for a total of 395 yards in a 52-45 upset of No. 22 Navy...opened the scoring with a 63-yard TD run...led USF to 629 total yards and a then school-record 412 yards rushing...was unstoppable in a 49-42 victory at Memphis as he accounted for a school-record 473 total yards and five TD, becoming the first-ever AAC player and 14th in FBS history to run and pass for 200-plus yards in the same game...scored the game-winning TD on a 22-yard run with 1:46 to play...ran for an AAC quarterback record 210 yards and three TD on 20 carries (10.5 ypc)...passed for 263 yards and two TD, including TD passes of 49 and 40 yards...set a new USF game record completing 82.7 percent of his passes (24-of-29)...became the first 2,000-yard passer and 1,000-yard rusher in USF and state of Florida collegiate history...tied the USF season rushing TD record with his 13th.

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 was killed in a drive-by shooting, while his mother, Nancy, passed away of cancer in January 2012 during his junior year of high school...has a sister, Shanay...nickname is Winky...born Dec. 2, 1994....majoring in interdisciplinary social science...became a father for the first time on Sept. 26 with the birth of his baby daughter in Miami. 

 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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