USF QB Quinton Flowers is finally receiving much overdue media attention, this time being named to Pro Football Focus’ 10 Early 2017 Heisman Trophy Candidates list. Q was also mentioned in Athlon Sports recent article ‘Early Look At The Top Hesiman Trophy Contenders for 2017‘ under 5 more to watch with J.T. Barrett (Ohio State), Jake Browning (Washington), and Christian Wilkins (Clemson). Flowers shined in 2016, becoming the first USF player to pass for 2,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in program history. #FlowersForHeisman #SoFloBulls #USF #Glock9
by Matthew Manuri
Publisher & Editor, SoFloBulls.com | @Mcknurkle
Another quarterback doing most of his damage on the ground, Flowers’ 1,247 yards on designed runs ranked third in the nation and he forced a missed tackle every 3.3 carries to lead all quarterbacks. Like Lamar Jackson and Jalen Hurts, Flowers has work to do in the pass game – and any improvement in that area is bad news for opposing defenses – but he’s a viable enough running threat to post a statistical season similar to Jackson’s 2015. Continue Reading by Clicking Here
Any Group of 5 player has an uphill climb, but the QB’s 2016 numbers — 4,377 yards of offense and 42 TDs — and his inspiring story make him a potential candidate for a Bulls team that should be favored in every game in 2017. Continue Reading by Clicking Here
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