The accolades for Quinton Flowers, the quarterback at the University of South Florida, keep coming in. He was recently named the National Performer of the Year by the College Football Performance Awards.
Th group based their decision on the season’s statistics and feel that Flowers was the most impact player in college football. Instead of voting on who most deserves recognition, the group bases their decision on scientific information. Data from each game is collected and analyzed as the group assesses whose performance was most exemplary.
Flowers set school season records for total offense, total touchdowns, rushing yards, and rushing touchdowns. In nine of the thirteen games he played, he was responsible for over 300 yards, also a record. Thanks to his level of skill, the team finished the season with 11 wins and 2 losses. This year was the program’s most successful one.
Flowers was also named the American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the year in 2016. Other awards include being a first team all-conference quarterback, a two-time College Football Performance Awards performer of the week, and a three-time College Sports Madness AAC offense player of the week. He was a candidate or finalist for the Walter Camp Player of the Year, the Davey O’Brien Award, the Manning Award, and the Johnny Unitas Award.
He is currently a junior, measuring six feet tall and weighing in at 210 pounds. He hails from Miami Jackson High School in nearby Miami, FL. His passing and rushing abilities make him hard to defend, and fans are hopeful that he’ll continue his winning ways with the USF team next fall.