Trey Flowers was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round (101st overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
2016 (16/8, 3/3)
Appeared at defensive end and recorded his first career tackle in the win at Arizona (9/11).
Recovered a fumble forced by Jonathan Freeny in the third quarter that led to a Patriots touchdown drive and recorded one tackle in the win vs. Miami (9/18).
Totaled four tackles and a pass defensed in the win vs. Houston (9/22).
Finished with three tackles vs. Buffalo (10/2).
Saw action as a reserve on the defensive line that held the Browns to 27 yards rushing after they entered the Week 5 matchup ranked first in the NFL in rushing yards. Added two tackles in the win at Cleveland (10/9).
Recorded two tackles in the win vs. Cincinnati (10/16).
Played as a reserve on defense in the win at Pittsburgh (10/23).
Registered his first NFL sacks after dropping QB Tyrod Taylor for a 7-yard loss in the second quarter and QB EJ Manuel for a 2-yard loss in the fourth quarter of the win at Buffalo (10/30). Also finished tied for second-highest on the team with five total tackles.
Made his first NFL start and recorded his second-straight two-sack game after finishing with two sacks for 15 yards vs. Seattle (11/13). Also notched three total tackles.
Started his second consecutive game at right end and recorded four total tackles in the win at San Francisco (11/20).
Recovered a Ryan Fitzpatrick fumble forced by Chris Long inside the two-minute warning in the fourth quarter of the win at N.Y. Jets (11/27) to stop the Jets final drive of the game and regain possession with the score within five. Finished the day with four total tackles.
Recorded two total tackles in the win vs. Los Angeles (12/4).
Sacked quarterback Joe Flacco for a loss of 10 yards on third down during the first quarter of the win vs. Baltimore (12/12). Added one total tackle.
Recorded his third two-sack game of the 2016 season when he brought down quartreback Trevor Siemian twice in the win at Denver (12/18). Also added three total tackles.
Totaled six tackles in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/24).
Finished the game with five total tackles in the win at Miami (1/1/).
Made his NFL postseason debut and totaled seven tackles in the Divisional Round victory vs. Houston (1/14).
Recorded three tackles after making the start at right end in the AFC Championship game vs. Pittsburgh (1/22).
Started at defensive end and was a major contributor with a team-leading six tackles as well as two and a half sacks of Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan in the Super Bowl LI victory (2/5). His biggest contribution came in the form of a key second-down sack that helped put Atlanta out of field goal range while driving to try and ice the game late in the fourth quarter.
Played in one regular-season game before being placed on Injured Reserve on Dec. 1. Did not register any statistics.
Was inactive for 10 games.
Played in his first NFL game as a reserve vs. N.Y. Jets (10/25).
Played 49 games with 39 starts and registered 190 tackles, 18 sacks, one interception, 13 passes defensed and four forced fumbles.
Completed his career as the active SEC leader and tied for second nationally in total tackles for loss (47½).
Born Aug. 16, 1993, to Robert and Jacqueline Flowers.
Named a two-time Alabama all-state honoree in 2009 and 2010.
Also played basketball.
Was named to the Razorback Honor Roll in the fall of 2011 and to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll in 2012 and 2013.