Athletes from Five Fall Sports Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom
2013 Sophomore: Played in two games, seeing action against Miami (Ohio) and at Indiana.
2012 Redshirt Freshman: Played in one game on the season, making his Illini debut in the victory over Charleston Southern (9/15), playing 19 snaps at right tackle.
2011 Freshman: Redshirted the 2011 season.
High School: A three-star recruit and rated one of the top 10 recruits in Illinois by Rivals.com ... Ranked among top 30 offensive tackles in the nation by Rivals ... All-Midwest choice by SuperPrep and PrepStar ... Chicago Tribune second-team All-State pick ... All-conference selection as a junior and senior ... All-area selection as a junior and senior ... Earned all-state recognition as a junior and senior ... No. 11 on Rivals.com's Illinois Postseason Top 30 list ... Also All-Conference and All-Area performer in track and field ... High school football coach was Pat New.
Personal: Full name is Patrick Michael Flavin ... Last name pronounced FLAH-vin ... Son of Karen and Michael Flavin ... Born on Sept. 7, 1992 ... Majoring in political science ... Plans to attend law school after graduation ... Chose Illinois over Oregon, Arizona, Baylor, Boise State, California, Louisville, Kentucky, North Carolina State and Purdue among others.
Updated July 2014