The Aztecs traveled to Fort Collins, CO to take on the Rams on Saturday.
2015 MW Fall All-Academic Team
A big body who worked up to a starting role at center after 2015 spring and fall drills ... Moved to center in the spring of 2015 after practicing as a guard his first three seasons at San Diego State.
SENIOR SEASON (2016)
Is on the Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List, which goes out to the most outstanding center in FBS ... Also is a preseason all-MW first-team selection by Lindy's Sports and a fourth-team pick by Athlon Sports.
JUNIOR SEASON (2015)
Started all 14 games at center ... Started the opener vs. San Diego, having never played in a collegiate game ... .Was one of three to make their first career start on the offensive line vs. USD ... Also started at California, and again vs. South Alabama, at Penn State, against Fresno State, at Hawai`i, at San José State, against Utah State, at Colorado State, against Wyoming, at UNLV, against Nevada, vs. Air Force in the Mountain West Championship game and against Cincinnati in the Hawai`i Bowl.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
Did not play in a game in 2014.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Did not play during the 2013 campaign.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2012)
Utilized his redshirt season in 2012.
Offensive tackle, who was the ninth-ranked recruit out of the state of Colorado by ESPNU ... As a senior, was a first-team all-state and all-conference honoree at Mullen High School under coach Dave Logan ... Mustangs won state his first three seasons ... Ranked No. 14 in the Rivals 2012 Colorado preseason top 15 recruits ... Earned a Scouts, Inc. grade of 77 and was a three-star recruit by both ESPN.com and Scout.com ... Also lettered three years in basketball and four years in track ... Was tabbed both all-conference and all-state in track.
Arthur A. Flores was born Feb. 26, 1994, in Denver, Colo. ... Son of Edwin Flores and Amy Flores ... Has five sisters and two brothers ... Goes by the nickname "Beto" ... Went to same high school as former Aztec offensive linemen Alec Johnson and Jimmy Miller ... Also had interest or offers from Penn State, Colorado, Boise State, Vanderbilt, Utah, UCF and Wyoming ... Is majoring in computer science.