5’11” 200 pounds
Despite having to return from a broken leg on an interception that ended his season midway through Tennessee football’s 2019 campaign, Trevon Flowers was one of he most effective players on the team last year. He consistently was among the highest-graded, particularly on defense, across analytical sites.
The graduate of Tucker High School in Georgia’s DeKalb County, just outside of Atlanta, is a true center fielder, the perfect fit to play free safety. Heck, there’s a reason he actually played center field for his high school baseball team, and his focus there is what hurt his recruiting rankings.
Anyway, Flowers had to deal with his return from injury and issues in the secondary elsewhere, including multiple cornerbacks getting hurt and adjusting to life without Shawn Shamburger and Nigel Warrior. He still managed three pass deflections, a forced fumble, two tackles for a loss and 62 tackles, 36 of which were solo.
Starting alongside Jaylen McCollough once again this year, Flowers should be destined to shine as a senior, even with a new scheme. Other seniors in the secondary, including Theo Jackson, will also be valuable, but Flowers will probably be their top playmaker. As a result, he clearly belongs on this list. Very few seniors are as proven as him.