Photo of Trey Flowers
Drafted By: Patriots
  • Round 4
  • Pick 2
  • Overall 101

Combine Results

Grade
5.55 ?
  • 4.93 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 28 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 36.5 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 121.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 7.34 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 4.40 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 12.03 SEC
    Top Performer
Blue Star  =  Combine Top Performer

Draft Analysis:

Patriots get good value for Flowers in the 4th round. His staple is power and ability to control the line of scrimmage. Bill Belichick likes to rotate his defensive front and Flowers can make an impact against the run. --Mark Dulgerian

  • 6'2" Height
  • 34 1/4" Arm Length
  • 266LBS. Weight
  • 10" Hands

Overview

Selected second-team All-SEC in 2014 and 2013. Started every game in 2014 and led team in tackles for loss (15.5) and sacks (6). Missed one game in 2013 with a knee injury. Recorded five sacks that season. Started every game in 2012 and played in every game as a freshman in 2011. Selected to SEC All-Freshman Team. Two-time All-State selection in football and also played basketball in high school.


Pro Day Results


40-yard dash: 4.83 and 4.87 seconds
Vertical jump: 36 1/2 inches

Analysis

Strengths

High-motor power end. Uses stab move effectively and is continuing to grow as a pass rusher. Consistent with hand placement and is technically sound. Stacks and sheds in run game. Had a strong game against Texas A&M tackle Cedric Ogbuehi. Good student. Doesn't look like much athletically, but finds his way to the ball against the run.

Weaknesses

Not a quick-twitch athlete. Below-average burst off the snap and and won't win around the corner very much in pass rush. Not yet advanced enough as a pass rusher to be able to consistently pressure the passer. Nothing special about ability to close on the ball. Limited scheme fit.

Draft Projection

Round 3

NFL Comparison

Adrian Clayborn

Bottom Line

While he might have room on his frame to add more bulk, he's not as long as most 3-4 teams would like at defensive end. His aggressiveness at the point of attack is a plus, but he might have to come off the field on third downs. Limited athletic traits might affect his draft stock.
-Lance Zierlein
C
Grade Title
9.00-10 Once-in-lifetime player
8.00-8.99 Perennial All-Pro
7.50-7.99 Future All-Pro
7.00-7.49 Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.50-6.99 Chance to become Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.00-6.49 Should become instant starter
5.50-5.99 Chance to become NFL starter
5.20-5.49 NFL backup or special teams potential
5.01-5.19 Better-than-average chance to make NFL roster
5.00 50-50 Chance to make NFL roster
4.75-4.99 Should be in an NFL training camp
4.50-4.74 Chance to be in an NFL training camp
No Grade Likely needs time in developmental league.

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