AUGUST 7, 2015 - Texas offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, Joe Wickline, right, works with the line on drills as #66, Sedrick Flowers, left, looks on, during the first day of practice held at the University of Texas Frank Denius Fields in Austin, Texas, on Friday, August 7, 2015. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Sedrick Flowers will not be suspended for throwing punch

Posted September 8th, 2015

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Texas guard Sedrick Flowers will not be suspended for a punch he threw at a Notre Dame player, the Big 12 told the American-Statesman on Tuesday.

Flowers retaliated to a shove and was assessed a 15-yard penalty in the third quarter of Saturday’s 38-3 loss.

On Monday, Flowers owned up to his mistake.

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“That’s not my character at all,” he said. “I wasn’t raised that way. He came up and hit me, said some words. I got frustrated and swung back at him.”

Asked if he thought he’d be suspended, Flowers responded, “If I get anything, I deserve it. I swung at him. It’s not my character.”

 

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