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Going back to the Brandon Turnage point, South Carolina is vulnerable to interceptions. In fact, they are just vulnerable to turnovers altogether. Trevon Flowers has been a turnover forcing machine for Tennessee football on the year, and if doing that is how you beat Shane Beamer’s team, then Flowers will be key.
For the year, Flowers has two interceptions, tied with Kamal Hadden in leading the team. However, shockingly, he also has forced two fumbles, more than anybody else, including the linebackers and the defensive linemen. For a free safety, he’s able to play physical, and that’s been a huge boost to his game this year.
Flowers also has a tackle for a loss, and it was actually the key sack that secured the Vols’ victory at the Pittsburgh Panthers. Simply put, he does it all. Last year, Flowers had nine tackles, six of which were solo, and assisted on a tackle for a loss against South Carolina.
It’s a bit ironic since Aaron Beasley recovered a fumble against South Carolina last week while Jaylen McCollough had an interception, but we’re naming their counterparts, Jeremy Banks and Flowers respectively, to stand out in this one. The fundamentals just suggest those two are more likely to make big plays.