Trey Flowers is a defensive end for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks of the Southeastern Conference. He enters 2014 as a pre-season fourth team All-American as selected by Phil Steele.
Flowers attended Columbia High School in Alabama. He was voted all-state by the Alabama Sports Writers Association in Class 4A as a junior and in Class 5A as a senior. He also played basketball and chose Arkansas over the likes of UAB, Georgia Tech and South Alabama.
Flowers made an impact right away for Razorbacks as a true freshman in 2011. He tallied 28 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and one sack while playing in 13 games and earning three starts. He was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team for his efforts. His first career start came in a win over Ole Miss where Flowers three solo tackles, recorded one sack and also tallied a pass break-up.
In 2012 Flowers moved into the starting lineup for all 12 games and finished with 50 tackles, 13 for loss. He also notched six sacks and recorded 11 quarterback hurries. Flowers averaged 1.08 tackles for loss per game, which was good for a tie for fifth in the SEC. His 3.5 sacks against Auburn were tied for the eighth most in one game in the NCAA that season. For his efforts against the Tigers Flowers was named the SEC’s Defensive Lineman of the Week.
Flowers emerged in 2013 as a star in the SEC. Phil Steele chose him as a member of his midseason All-SEC second team and the coaches named Flowers to their All-SEC second team at the conclusion of the season. He finished with 44 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss and five sacks. Flowers also forced three fumbles, picked off a pass and finished with five QB hurries. He increased his average of tackles for loss per game to 1.23, good for second in the SEC. Flowers’ three forced fumbles were tied for second in the conference and 23rd in the country.
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