Flowers has appeared in 36 games and made 26 starts... he has recorded 122 tackles, 32.0 for loss with 12.0 sacks, 17 quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles, seven pass breakups and one interception... he is tied for 11th on Arkansas' career tackles for loss list and is tied for 16th on the school's career sacks list.
Flowers earned second-team All-SEC acclaim after finishing the season with 44 tackles, including 13.5 for loss with 5.0 sacks, three forced fumbles, one interception, two pass breakups and five quarterback hurries... his average of 1.23 tackles for loss per game ranked second in the SEC and 34th in the NCAA, and his tackles for loss total ranked fourth in the conference... his tackles for loss accounted for 58 yards lost, tied for the ninth-highest total in the SEC... he recorded 9.5 tackles for loss in conference play, which ranked fifth in the SEC... he also is tied for second in the conference and 23rd in the country in forced fumbles... he started in all 11 games he appeared, missing only the Samford contest... Flowers was named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in the season-opening game vs. Louisiana, when he recorded five tackles, including 3.0 for loss with 2.0 sacks, two quarterback hurries and one forced fumble... he grabbed his first career interception vs. Southern Miss... at Rutgers, he had four solo tackles, 1.0 for loss with 1.0 sack, one forced fumble, one quarterback hurry and one pass breakup... he made five tackles, including 1.0 for loss, vs. No. 10 Texas A&M... he registered a season-high seven tackles, including a career-high-tying 3.5 for loss with 1.0 sack, at No. 18 Florida. He made four tackles vs. No. 14 South Carolina and one solo stop the next week at No. 1 Alabama... he made three tackles, including 1.0 for loss, vs. No. 8 Auburn. At Ole Miss, he recorded six tackles, 0.5 for loss, one forced fumble and one pass breakup... he registered four tackles, 2.5 for loss, and one quarterback hurry vs. Mississippi State and ended the season with five tackles, 1.0 for loss and 1.0 sack, and one quarterback hurry at No. 15 LSU.
Flowers started all 12 games and recorded 50 tackles, 13.0 for loss with 6.0 sacks, 11 quarterback hurries and three pass breakups. His average of 1.08 tackles for loss per game tied for fifth in the SEC, and his average of 0.50 sacks per game tied for eighth in the conference. He made a career-high 3.5 sacks in the 24-7 win at Auburn, the second-highest single-game total in the SEC and tied for the eighth-best single-game output in the NCAA in 2012. Total, he collected five tackles and also added two quarterback hurries against the Tigers and was named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance. He registered a career-high 10 tackles, including 1.0 for loss with 0.5 sack, and one pass breakup in the season finale vs. No. 8 LSU. He opened the season with four tackles, 2.0 for loss, and one quarterback hurry in a 49-24 win vs. Jacksonville State. He registered two tackles, 0.5 for loss, vs. ULM and one quarterback hurry vs. No. 1 Alabama. He made three tackles, including 1.0 sack, and had one quarterback hurry vs. Rutgers. He recorded one tackle and one pass breakup at Texas A&M. He followed his play at Auburn with another five-tackle performance with two quarterback hurries in a 49-7 victory vs. Kentucky. He made four tackles vs. Ole Miss. He recorded four tackles and one pass breakup in the 19-15 win vs. Tulsa. He made six tackles, including 2.5 for loss, with one quarterback hurry at No. 12 South Carolina. He matched his tackles total the next week, adding 2.5 for loss with 1.0 sack and a career-high three quarterback hurries, at Mississippi State.
He was selected to the SEC All-Freshman Team after he recorded 28 tackles, 5.5 for loss with 1.0 sack, two pass breakups and one quarterback hurry while appearing in all 13 games and making three starts as a true freshman. His starts came in consecutive games at Ole Miss, at Vanderbilt and vs. No. 10 South Carolina. He made his collegiate debut with a four-tackle performance in the season-opening 51-7 win vs. Missouri State and made one tackle the next week in a 52-3 win vs. New Mexico. At No. 3 Alabama, he made two tackles. He recorded a career-high five tackles in the come-from-behind 42-38 victory vs. No. 14 Texas A&M. He made two tackles, including 0.5 for loss, in a 38-14 win vs. No. 15 Auburn. In his first career start, he recorded three solo tackles, including a career-high 2.0 for loss and 1.0 sack, and one pass breakup in the 29-24 win at Ole Miss. He recorded four tackles, 1.0 for loss, and one pass breakup the next week in a 31-28 victory at Vanderbilt. He tied his career high with five tackles, including 1.0 for loss, in his third consecutive start and helped UA to a 44-28 win vs. No. 10 South Carolina. He stretched his consecutive games with a tackle for loss streak to five the next week with two tackles, including 1.0 for loss, and one quarterback hurry in the 49-7 victory vs. Tennessee.
A two-time Alabama all-state honoree in 2009 and 2010, Flowers looks to bring size and strength to Arkansas. Flowers earned his all-state recognition from the Alabama Sports Writers Association in two different classes, first in Class 4A as a junior and again in Class 5A as a senior. He was a defensive standout for head coach Corey Collier's program, which has only been in existence for five seasons. He also was a steady contributor on the Columbia High School basketball squad. Flowers chose the Razorbacks after also drawing interest from UAB, Georgia Tech and South Alabama.
Born Aug. 16, 1993, he is the son of Robert and Jacqueline Flowers. He is enrolled in the Walton College of Business and is majoring in business. He was named to the Razorback Honor Roll for his work in the classroom in the fall of 2011 and to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll in 2012.