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A look at Quinton Flowers’ school records…all 37 of them

By Joey Knight
USF quarterback Quinton Flowers (9) scrambles for a touchdown during the second half of the Birmingham Bowl on Saturday. (LOREN ELLIOTT | Times)

In the Birmingham Bowl's immediate wake, USF's sports-information folks had confirmed senior QB Quinton Flowers owned or shared 34 school records.

Our own digging and cross-checking reveals 37. Considering Flowers' staggering proficiency, we might come across a few more before closing the book on the greatest individual career in Bulls football history.

At any rate, here are the 37 records we've encountered so far. Bear in mind, this doesn't include records that overlap (example: career rushing yards and career rushing yards by a quarterback count as one record, since Flowers owns both marks).

1) Total offense, career: 11,802
2) Total offense, season: 4,342 (2016)
3) Total offense, game: 605 (at UCF, 2017)
4) Career games of 300 or more total yards: 18
5) Most games of 300 or more yards in a season: 9 (2016)
6) Total yards per play, season: 8.2 (2016)
7) Total yards per play, career: 7.4
8) Total yards per game, season: 333.6 (2016)
9) Total yards per game, career: 274.5
10) Rushing yards in a game by a QB: 210 (at Memphis, 2016)
11) Rushing yards, career: 3,672
12) Rushing yards, season: 1,530 (2016)
13) Rushing attempts, career: 598
14) Rushing touchdowns, season: 18 (2016)
15) Rushing touchdowns, career: 41
16) Rushing yards per carry, season: 7.7 (2016)
17) Most rushing yards, junior season: 1,530 (2016)
18) Consecutive 100-yard rushing games: 5^ (2016)
19) Total touchdowns, season: 42 (2016)
20) Touchdown passes, career: 71
21) Touchdown passes, season: 25 (2017)
22) Passing yards, season: 2,911^^ (2017)
23) Passing yards, game: 503 (at UCF, 2017)
24) Career wins by a starting QB: 30*
25) Completion percentage, game: 82.8 (24-of-29 at Memphis, 2016)
26) Yards per completion, game: 20.9 (at UCF, 2017)
27) Yards per completion, career: 14.4
28) Longest touchdown pass: 95 yards (at UConn, 2017)
29) 300-yard passing games, season: 4 (2017)
30) Career pass-efficiency rating: 145.82 (entering Birmingham Bowl)
31) Fewest interceptions, career (500-plus attempts): 23
32) Career pass plays of 50-plus yards: 19
33) Career TD/INT ratio: 3.09 (71/23)
34) Total touchdowns, career: 112
35) QB winning percentage: 76.3 (30-9)
36) Rushing attempts in a game by a QB: 24 (at Maryland, 2015)
37) Rushing attempts in a season by a QB: 198 (2016)

*-tied record held by Marquel Blackwell (1999-2002)
^^-tied record held by Matt Grothe (2008)
^-tied record held by Marlon Mack (2015)