Started in all 13 contests… Named to the Coaches All-SEC second team, an AP All-SEC honorable mention and a Senior CLASS Award Candidate… Tallied 68 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss and 6.0 sacks on the year… 15.5 tackles for loss ranked fourth in the conference… Moved into second place on program’s all-time tackles for loss chart (47.5)… Completed career as active SEC leader and tied for second nationally in total tackles for loss (47.5)…Shifted into tied for ninth place on the team’s all-time sacks ranking (18)… at No. 6 Auburn (Aug. 30): Posted nine tackles and a tackle for loss in the season-opener… vs. Northern Illinois (Sept. 20): Earned SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week honors with nine tackles, two tackles for a loss of 15 yards, one sack and a forced fumble… vs. No. 7 Alabama (Oct. 11): Registered eight tackles, three tackles for loss, one sack and a batted down a pass… at No. 1 Mississippi State (Nov. 1): Collected seven tackles, two for a loss and two quarterback hurries… vs. No. 8 Ole Miss (Nov. 14): Recorded six tackles, a career-high three quarterback hurries, first-career fumble recovery and 1.5 tackles for loss including a sack for a loss of 15 yards in the 30-0 shutout… at No. 17 Missouri (Nov. 29): Posted eight tackles with four solo, one sack for a loss of 12 yards and broke-up two passes… vs. Texas (Dec. 29): Tallied five tackles and a sack resulting in 19 negative yards for the Longhorns.
Started in all 11 games he appeared, missing only the Samford contest… 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… Average of 1.23 tackles for loss per game ranked second in the SEC and 34th in the NCAA, and tackles for loss total ranked fourth in the conference… Tackles for loss accounted for 58 yards lost, tied for the ninth-highest total in the SEC… Recorded 9.5 tackles for loss in conference play, which ranked fifth in the SEC… Tied for second in the conference and 23rd in the country in forced fumbles… vs. Louisiana (Aug. 31): Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week after recording five tackles, including 3.0 for loss with 2.0 sacks, two quarterback hurries and one forced fumble… vs. Southern Miss (Sept. 14): Tallied first career interception… at Rutgers (Sept. 21): Collected four solo tackles, 1.0 for loss with 1.0 sack, one forced fumble, one quarterback hurry and one pass breakup… vs. No. 10 Texas A&M (Sept. 28): Tallied five tackles, including 1.0 for loss… at No. 18 Florida (Oct. 5): Registered a season-high seven tackles, including a career-high-tying 3.5 for loss with 1.0 sack…. at Ole Miss (Nov. 9): Recorded six tackles, 0.5 for loss, one forced fumble and one pass breakup… Mississippi State (Nov. 23): Registered four tackles, 2.5 for loss, and one quarterback hurry… at No. 15 LSU (Nov. 29): Racked-up five tackles, 1.0 for loss and 1.0 sack, and one quarterback hurry.
Started all 12 games and recorded 50 tackles, 13.0 for loss with 6.0 sacks, 11 quarterback hurries and three pass breakups… Average of 1.08 tackles for loss per game tied for fifth in the SEC, and average of 0.50 sacks per game tied for eighth in the conference… vs. Jacksonville St. (Sept. 1): Opened the season with four tackles, 2.0 for loss, and one quarterback hurry… at Auburn (Oct. 6): Earned SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for after posting a career-high 3.5 sacks, the second-highest single-game total in the SEC and tied for the eighth-best single-game output in the NCAA in 2012… vs. Kentucky (Oct. 13): Posted another five-tackle performance with two quarterback hurries in the 49-7 victory… vs. Ole Miss (Oct. 27): Made four tackles… vs. Tulsa (Nov. 3): Recorded four tackles and one pass breakup… at No. 12 South Carolina (Nov. 10): Tallied six tackles, including 2.5 for loss, with one quarterback hurry… at Mississippi State (Nov. 17): Collected six tackles, adding 2.5 for loss with 1.0 sack and a career-high three quarterback hurries… No. 8 vs. LSU (Nov. 23): Registered a career-high 10 tackles, including 1.0 for loss with 0.5 sack, and one pass breakup in the season finale.
Appeared in all 13 games with three starts as a true freshman… Selected to the SEC All-Freshman Team after recording 28 tackles, 5.5 for loss with 1.0 sack, two pass breakups and one quarterback hurry… vs. Missouri St. (Sept. 3): Made collegiate debut with a four-tackle performance in the season-opening 51-7 win… vs. No. 14 Texas A&M (Oct. 1): Recorded a career-high five tackles… at Ole Miss (Oct. 22): Recorded three solo tackles, including a career-high 2.0 for loss and 1.0 sack, and one pass breakup in first-career start… at Vanderbilt (Oct. 29): Recorded four tackles, 1.0 for loss, and one pass breakup…vs. No. 10 South Carolina (Nov. 5): Tied career high with five tackles, including 1.0 for loss.
Named a two-time Alabama all-state honoree in 2009 and 2010… Earned all-state recognition from the Alabama Sports Writers Association in Class 4A as a junior and in Class 5A as a senior… Coached by Corey Collier… Also played on the Columbia High School basketball squad… Chose the Razorbacks after also drawing interest from UAB, Georgia Tech and South Alabama.
Born Aug. 16, 1993 to Robert and Jacqueline Flowers… Graduated from the Walton College of Business and with a degree in economics… Named to the Razorback Honor Roll in the fall of 2011 and to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll in 2012 and 2013.