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Report: Flowers re-commits to USF

Miami Jackson QB Quinton Flowers, who committed to USF last summer before withdrawing his pledge less than 24 hours later, reportedly has re-committed to the Bulls.

"I just committed to the University of South Florida," Flowers told, the USF-based recruiting site for

Deemed a three-star prospect by two major recruiting services ( gives him four stars), Flowers becomes the Bulls' 18th commitment from the Class of 2014, and the first projected quarterback to give a verbal pledge.

A dual-threat QB who totaled more than 2,300 yards (with 26 TDs and 13 picks) as a junior, he reportedly also holds offers from Alabama, Florida, Clemson and Texas, among others.

Should Flowers (6-foot, 205 pounds) stick with his commitment, it would represent another recruiting coup for Bulls running backs coach Telly Lockette. The former ultra-successful coach at nearby Miami Central, Lockette recruits his hometown for USF.

Bulls coaches have been on the road recruiting during this bye weekend.