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Stoops says Dimitri Flowers 'reminds us a lot of Trey Millard'

by Trent Shadid Modified: February 5, 2014 at 10:45 pm •  Published: February 5, 2014

Churchill's Dimitri Flowers carries the ball during the third quarter of the 30th annual Gucci Bowl between Churchill and Clark at Farris Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.  MARVIN PFEIFFER/ mpfeiffer@express-news.net
Churchill's Dimitri Flowers carries the ball during the third quarter of the 30th annual Gucci Bowl between Churchill and Clark at Farris Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. MARVIN PFEIFFER/ mpfeiffer@express-news.net

OU fullback signee Dimitri Flowers received high praise from Sooners coach Bob Stoops on Wednesday, who compared the San Antonio (Churchill) product to former ’hybrid’ back Trey Millard.

“Dimitri Flowers is a hybrid H-back, fullback that reminds us a lot of Trey Millard,” Stoops said. “That’s a huge compliment to him. He’s the first guy in about four years that we have said that about.”

Millard, a senior whose career ended when he suffered a torn ACL against Texas Tech last season, was often mentioned as one of Stoops’ favorite players during his time at OU for his versatility.

by Trent Shadid
Copy Editor
Trent Shadid is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Weatherford, Okla., and attended Weatherford High School. Before joining The Oklahoman, he spent two seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Weatherford High...
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