Bo Flowers
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Bo Flowers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Maywood, Ill.

High School:
Walther Lutheran

Last College:
Illinois

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L

Bo Flowers

Career Statistics
Year
G-GS
UT
AT
Total
TFL
Sacks
INT
FF
FR
PD
2010
8-5
23
14
37
1.5-4
0.0-0
1
1
1
2
Total
8-5
23
14
37
1.5-4
0.0-0
1
1
1
2

Career Single Game Highs
Tackles: 10 vs. Youngstown State, 11-06-10
Solo Tackles: 6, twice
Tackles-for-Loss: 1.0 at Northern Iowa, 10-23-10
Interceptions: 1 vs. Eastern Illinois, 11-13-10

Biography and Career Highlights

2010: Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team selection ... played in eight games, starting the last five at strong safety ... tallied 33 of 37 tackles on the season over the final five games ... also recorded 1.5 tackles-for-loss, and interception, one pass breakup, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... posted six solo tackles and a TFL at No. 19 UNI ... came out the next week and topped that with seven tackles at No. 24 Western Illinois ... set a career-high with 10 tackles in a win over Youngstown State ... picked off a pass on the final play of his career in a victory over Eastern Illinois.

At Illinois: Played in five games as a junior in 2009 ... recorded two tackles against Missouri ... played in nine games, starting in three at safety, as a sophomore in 2008 ... posted seven tackles, including a career-high five solo stops in the season finale at Northwestern ... recovered a fumble at Michigan for the first time in his career ... recorded a career-high eight tackles versus Missouri, including two solos and the first tackle-for-loss of his career ... participated in all 13 games, primarily on special teams, as a freshman in 2007 ... assisted on a tackle against No. 25 Michigan and at Iowa ... notched two tackles, including one solo, against Western Illinois ... waw his first action as an Illini against Missouri, playing on defense and special teams.

Walter Lutheran HS: Chicago Sun-Times 2002 Male Athlete of the Year ... was a four-star recruit by Rivals.com as a high school senior in 2002 ... earned all-state honors in 2002 in both baseball and football ... threw for 1,300 yards and 21 touchdowns as a junior ... coached by his father, Clarence.

Personal: Born November 12, 1983, in Maywood, Ill. ... son of Clarence and Gloria Flowers ... full name is Clarence Flowers, Jr. ... nickname is "Bo", which was passed down by his father, who also goes by Bo ... one of two children ... returned to football in 2007 after spending four years in minor league baseball with both the Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs organizations ... was drafted in the fifth round out of high school by the Detroit Tigers.

Honors and Awards
Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team selection (2010)





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37
Total Tackles

1.5
Tackles for Loss

1
Interception