Former local high school football player Quinton Flowers appears on the Florida edition front cover of the 2017 Phil Steele College Football Preview magazine. Flowers is currently the starting quarterback for the University of South Florida Bulls. He completed 207 passes for 2,807 yards and 24 touchdowns in 2016.
Flowers once played high school football with the Miami Jackson Generals. He helped the school with a long playoff run in the 2012 FHSAA Class 5A playoffs. The Generals got road victories as a district runner-up over American Heritage, defending state champion Miami Norland and Glades Central before they lost at home to Immokalee in the state semifinal.