By Brooke Pryor Staff Writer [email protected]

NORMAN — A couple days after his monster performance at Ohio State, Dimitri Flowers played it cool.

Standing behind a podium in the club level of Memorial Stadium, Flowers held a tray of nachos drizzled in melted yellow cheese and pulled chicken as he fielded questions.

The senior was nonchalant as he told reporters that he wasn't doing anything different this year, that he wasn't concerned about touching the ball any more or any less than in previous seasons.

His numbers through two games tell a different story.

With 116 yards on eight catches and both a rushing and receiving touchdown, Flowers is on pace to far surpass his 2016 totals.

Against Ohio State, Flowers led the team in receptions and posted two career highs as he made seven catches for 98 yards.

It was most dominant performance by an Oklahoma fullback since Trey Millard had five receptions for 119 yards — including a 73-yard catch-and-run — and a touchdown against Texas in 2012.

So what does Flowers think about his increased role in the offense?


“I'm just doing whatever is asked,” he said Monday.

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