Ereck Flowers
T #74
Height:
6-6
Weight:
329
Age:
23
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Hometown:
Miami Gardens, FL
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

G
2
GS
2

Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a first-round (9th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2015.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Flowers has started at left tackle in all 31 regular-season games and 1 postseason game in which he’s played.
-    In 2016, started all 16 regular-season games and the NFC Wild Card Game at left tackle…Was a mainstay on an offensive line that allowed only 22 regular-season sacks, behind only Oakland (19) and Pittsburgh (21).
-    As a rookie in 2015, Flowers started 15 games at left tackle. He missed 1 game vs. Washington (9/24) with an ankle injury. Flowers was a key component on a line that helped the Giants finish 6th in the NFL in scoring (26.3 points a game) and 8th in total yards (372.3 a game) and helped Eli Manning throw 35 touchdown passes while setting a franchise record with 387 completions.
-    Against the Jets (10/6) Flowers started at left tackle and 7th-round draft choice Bobby Hart made his first career start at right tackle. It was the first time since the 1970 merger the Giants started 2 rookie offensive tackles in the same game.
-    At Philadelphia (10/19) Flowers caught a tipped Manning pass (that lost 11 yards). He was the first Giants offensive lineman to catch a pass since Dec. 8, 1984, when a Phil Simms pass was batted in the air and grabbed by center Kevin Belcher, who gained 4 yards against the Cardinals in St. Louis.

COLLEGE:
-    In 3 seasons at the University of Miami, Flowers played in 38 games with 28 starts…Started 4 games at right tackle and 24 at left tackle…As a junior in 2014, he played in 12 games with 11 starts at left tackle…Selected All-Atlantic Coast Conference by the league’s coaches and the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association…Did not start at Virginia Tech (10/23) and left that game after suffering a torn meniscus in his knee…Underwent surgery 4 days later and missed just 1 game, vs. North Carolina (11/1)… His knee injury vs. Tech would result in his string of 21 consecutive starts being snapped the following week…Returned to the starting lineup vs. Florida State (11/15) and helped the Canes’ offense gain 492 yards…Major contributor to a line that allowed 21 sacks, the 29th fewest total in the Football Bowl Subdivision ranks…In 2013, Flowers started all 13 games at left tackle as the team finished 9-4…Was 1 of 3 offensive linemen to start every game…Helped the Hurricanes generate 5,536 yards in total offense, and did not yield a sack…In 2012, Flowers started the Hurricanes first 4 games at right tackle before the coaches shifted left tackle veteran Seantrel Henderson over to replace the true freshman in the lineup for the rest of the season…Flowers still saw considerable playing time, as he often relieved Henderson during the season…He was 1 of 10 freshmen to start a game for Miami in 2012.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
-    Raised awareness for Good Grief by wearing custom designed cleats during Week 13 for the league-wide initiative “My Cause My Cleats.”...Attended the 2017 Giants Draft Party, thanking season ticket holders for their support...Attended the 2017 NBC4 and Telemundo Health and Fitness Expo Presented by Quest Diagnostics at MetLife Stadium, interacted with fans in attendance. Hosted the Ereck Flowers Football Camp for youth athletes in Miami, F.L.  Serves as a member of the American Cancer Society’s Athlete Council.

PERSONAL:
-    Criminology major…Son of Everald Flowers and Tanya Stokes…Flowers attended Norland High School in Miami, where he was a 4-star prospect at offensive tackle by both Rivals.com and Scout.com… Rated the 200th-best player in the country and 20th-best prospect in the state as a senior by Rivals…Helped lead the team to an undefeated record (15-0) as the Vikings beat Crawfordville Wakulla High School for the state Class 5A championship.
TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a first-round (9th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2015.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Flowers has started at left tackle in all 31 regular-season games and 1 postseason game in which he’s played.
-    In 2016, started all 16 regular-season games and the NFC Wild Card Game at left tackle…Was a mainstay on an offensive line that allowed only 22 regular-season sacks, behind only Oakland (19) and Pittsburgh (21).
-    As a rookie in 2015, Flowers started 15 games at left tackle. He missed 1 game vs. Washington (9/24) with an ankle injury. Flowers was a key component on a line that helped the Giants finish 6th in the NFL in scoring (26.3 points a game) and 8th in total yards (372.3 a game) and helped Eli Manning throw 35 touchdown passes while setting a franchise record with 387 completions.
-    Against the Jets (10/6) Flowers started at left tackle and 7th-round draft choice Bobby Hart made his first career start at right tackle. It was the first time since the 1970 merger the Giants started 2 rookie offensive tackles in the same game.
-    At Philadelphia (10/19) Flowers caught a tipped Manning pass (that lost 11 yards). He was the first Giants offensive lineman to catch a pass since Dec. 8, 1984, when a Phil Simms pass was batted in the air and grabbed by center Kevin Belcher, who gained 4 yards against the Cardinals in St. Louis.

COLLEGE:
-    In 3 seasons at the University of Miami, Flowers played in 38 games with 28 starts…Started 4 games at right tackle and 24 at left tackle…As a junior in 2014, he played in 12 games with 11 starts at left tackle…Selected All-Atlantic Coast Conference by the league’s coaches and the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association…Did not start at Virginia Tech (10/23) and left that game after suffering a torn meniscus in his knee…Underwent surgery 4 days later and missed just 1 game, vs. North Carolina (11/1)… His knee injury vs. Tech would result in his string of 21 consecutive starts being snapped the following week…Returned to the starting lineup vs. Florida State (11/15) and helped the Canes’ offense gain 492 yards…Major contributor to a line that allowed 21 sacks, the 29th fewest total in the Football Bowl Subdivision ranks…In 2013, Flowers started all 13 games at left tackle as the team finished 9-4…Was 1 of 3 offensive linemen to start every game…Helped the Hurricanes generate 5,536 yards in total offense, and did not yield a sack…In 2012, Flowers started the Hurricanes first 4 games at right tackle before the coaches shifted left tackle veteran Seantrel Henderson over to replace the true freshman in the lineup for the rest of the season…Flowers still saw considerable playing time, as he often relieved Henderson during the season…He was 1 of 10 freshmen to start a game for Miami in 2012.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
-    Raised awareness for Good Grief by wearing custom designed cleats during Week 13 for the league-wide initiative “My Cause My Cleats.”...Attended the 2017 Giants Draft Party, thanking season ticket holders for their support...Attended the 2017 NBC4 and Telemundo Health and Fitness Expo Presented by Quest Diagnostics at MetLife Stadium, interacted with fans in attendance. Hosted the Ereck Flowers Football Camp for youth athletes in Miami, F.L.  Serves as a member of the American Cancer Society’s Athlete Council.

PERSONAL:
-    Criminology major…Son of Everald Flowers and Tanya Stokes…Flowers attended Norland High School in Miami, where he was a 4-star prospect at offensive tackle by both Rivals.com and Scout.com… Rated the 200th-best player in the country and 20th-best prospect in the state as a senior by Rivals…Helped lead the team to an undefeated record (15-0) as the Vikings beat Crawfordville Wakulla High School for the state Class 5A championship.

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 33 33
2017 NYG 2 2
2016 NYG 16 16
2015 NYG 15 15
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @DAL L 3-19
2 DET L 10-24

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