Just when you thought Quinton Flowers couldn’t possibly rack up any more awards for his stellar 2016 campaign, he added another trophy to his cabinet.
On Thursday, the Miami native was selected as the 2017 College Football Performance Awards National Performer of the Year. The CFPA selects its winners based on “objective scientific rankings of the extent to which individual players increase the overall effectiveness of their teams.”
Here’s what the CFPA told Flowers in a letter:
“After an extensive review of the existing data, literature, and evidence, it was determined that you (Flowers) were responsible for the most overall team success of any player in Division I FBS college football.”
That’s high praise for a quarterback who smashed nearly every single-season quarterback record USF has this season and who returns with a chance to one-up himself in 2017.
The AAC Offensive Player of the Year joins elite company as former Heisman winners such as Derrick Henry, Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston, and Cam Newton are all former winners of this award. Here’s hoping there’s even more accolades such as this for Quinton next season.