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Richard Quinn biography

Date of birth : 1986-09-06
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Huntsville, Alabama
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-14
Credited as : Football player NFL, tight end for the Broncos, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Quinn was selected by the Broncos in the second round (64th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft and saw time on both offense and special teams during the 2009 season.

2010: Quinn recorded his first special-teams tackle of the season at Baltimore (10/10).

2009: Selected by the Broncos in the second round (64th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft, Quinn played 15 games (0 starts) on offense and special teams as a rookie for Denver... Registered two tackles on special teams (1 vs. N.E., 10/11, and 1 at Ind., 12/13), had a 19-yard kickoff return (at Phi., 12/27) and broke up a pass on a fake punt attempt (at K.C., 12/6)... Missed his only game when he was inactive vs. Pit. (11/9).

COLLEGE:

Quinn appeared in 34 career games (20 starts) at the University of North Carolina, where he developed into one of the best blocking tight ends in the nation and received All-America recognition... Registered 12 catches for 124 yards (10.3 avg.) with two touchdowns at North Carolina... Played 13 games (12 starts) as a redshirt junior for North Carolina in 2008, totaling eight receptions for 97 yards (12.1 avg.) with one score to earn honorable mention All-American from Scout.com... Saw time in 12 games (8 starts) as a redshirt sophomore, making four receptions for 27 yards (6.8 avg.) with one touchdown in 2007... Received a medical redshirt after fracturing his shoulder blade in practice a week before North Carolina’s 2006 season opener... Appeared mainly on special teams in nine games (0 starts) as a freshman for North Carolina in 2005.

PERSONAL:

Quinn spent his final two prep seasons at Maple Heights High School in Maple Heights, Ohio, where he caught 44 passes for 722 yards (16.4 avg.) with 11 touchdowns during that time... Named all-conference and all-district as a junior and senior... Posted 32 receptions for 468 yards (14.6 avg.) with 10 scores as a senior... Also competed on Maple Heights’ basketball team and led his conference in rebounding in 2004... Played two seasons at Butler High School in Huntsville, Ala., before moving to Ohio as a sophomore... Father, Richard, was a U.S. Marine... Majored in exercise and sports science at North Carolina... Richard Emanuel Quinn Jr. was born on Sept. 6, 1986, in Huntsville, Ala.

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