Remember this name Timothy Flanders. Tim is okay, but he prefers Timothy. Timothy was the prolific half back at Sam Houston State that holds the record for the most career rushing yards in the Southland Conference.
Originally from Midwest City, Oklahoma, Timothy found his way to Sam Houston State via Kansas State and the rest is history. While college accolades are great, and Timothy has many to display on his wall, his best days are waiting for him in the National Football League. Timothy started the season as a third day draft pick in the eyes of the NFL Scouts, but his Senior year production, East/West Shrine game practice work and Combine performance will create significant buzz on Day 2 of the draft. We asked Timothy to give us a little personal background:
Q: What were your three best games during the 2013 season?
A: Texas A&M, Eastern Washington and Southern Utah
Q: Which current NFL player do you envision yourself most closely resembling on the field?
A: LeSean McCoy
Q: What are your personal goals at the NFL Scouting Combine?
A: 4.48 - 40yd dash, 33 vertical, 20 reps on bench, 4.28 5-10-5 shuttle, 6.7 L Drill, 9"11 broad jump. Go through drills smoothly and catch every ball thrown to me.
Q: What do you enjoy doing in free time away from football?
A: Fishing, playing video games, listening to music and relaxing with my friends
Q: What are the names and ages of your brothers?
A: John Flanders, 24 and James Flanders, 19.
Finally, here is Timothy Flanders touchdown flip that has become an internet sensation!