Flowers also played football while in college at Arizona. Continue to read for information regarding his career, net worth, personal life, family and more.
Marquis Flowers was born on February 16, 1992, in Phoenix, Arizona. He is an American by nationality and belongs to the African ethnic background.
Flowers is the son of Adarin Flowers (his mother) and Shawn Flower (his father). He started playing football from his high school.
Marquis Flower attended nearby Millennium High School during his early age. There he played as running back, wide receiver, and free safety and totaled 76 tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery during his second year in 2007.
Flowers has played on both offense and defense and he rushed for 932 yards and eight touchdowns recording six receptions for 106 yards in 2008. He also played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in January 2010.
Flowers attracted interest from several colleges including the University of Notre Dame, University of South Carolina, University of California, Los Angeles, Arizona State University and the University of Arizona which he chose. He comparatively played lesser games during the 2010 season, recording 11 tackles in 13 games.
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The linebacker moved to the free safety position before the 2011 season and played in all 13 games recording 68 tackles, 3 passes, and an interception during that season. Flowers then transferred to outside linebacker during the starting of the 2012 season. He showed the best performances during the season and was named the defensive most valuable player. Athletes like Brooks Reed, Scott Kingery, and Ka'Deem Carey also studied in University of Arizona
The Cincinnati Bengals drafted him in the sixth round, 212th overall, in the 2014 NFL Draft, where Flowers played in all 16 regular-season games as a rookie totaling eight tackles and one pass defended. He suffered a shoulder injury during the final preseason game in 2015 and was placed on an injury reserve.
Flowers was then traded to the New England Patriots on August 29, 2017. He saw his defense snaps increase throughout the season following injuries to then teammates Don't Hightower and Kyle Van Noy. The linebacker recorded a team-high 10 tackles and 3.5 sacks, defeating Buffalo Bills. The 26-year-old finished the season with 32 tackles and 3.5 sacks. Patriots reached Super Bowl LII in 2018 but lost to Philadelphia Eagles with Flowers recording 1 tackle in Super Bowl.
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Despite having signed a one year deal to remain with the Patriots on March 22, 2018, Flowers was released on September 1, 2018. He then signed a contract with Detroit Lions two days later. The linebacker was recently released on October 10, 2018, by the Lions. So, Flowers is currently a free agent.
Talking about his personal life, Marquis Flowers is not married yet. He doesn't have a spouse. Flowers is currently in a relationship with Kirsten Geiger. The two have been together for over 8 years now. The linebacker has not been engaged in affairs and he is loyal to his girlfriend.
The couple has not married yet. They have three children together, two daughters and a son. The pair welcomed their first son, Braylen Keith on August 2, 2012. Their first daughter Alianah Briielle was born on May 16, 2015. Their second daughter, Ziyah Flowers was recently born on August 4, 2018.
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Flowers is a great father. He loves his children and girlfriend very much. The couple is living a blissful life with his children. There have been no rumors of their separation so far.
Marquis Flowers has made a fortune through his football career. He earns a salary of $790,000 and he has maintained a good net worth of over $1 million.
He is living a comfortable lifestyle through his paycheck. Flowers works hard and his net worth is expected to increase as his career progresses.
Marquis Flowers is young and handsome, having a wonderful height of 6 feet 3 inches weighing 250 pounds. Updates about his life can be found on his Twitter and Instagram. His stats can be seen from many websites.