Trey Quinn

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Trey Quinn
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Quinn in 2018
No. 14 – Washington Redskins
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1995-12-07) December 7, 1995 (age 22)
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: Lake Charles (LA) Barbe
College: LSU
SMU
NFL Draft: 2018 / Round: 7 / Pick: 256
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Player stats at NFL.com

Trey Quinn (born December 7, 1995) is an American football wide receiver for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He holds the all-time high school record for most career yards receiving. He played college football at LSU and SMU. He was drafted with the final pick of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Redskins, making him that year's Mr. Irrelevant. His parents are Angie and Dave Quinn, and he has two siblings, an older sister (Kaylin) and younger brother (Carter.)

Early years[edit]

As a kid, Quinn played for the Southwest region, representing the state of Louisiana at the 2008 Little League World Series, where he threw a no-hitter in the opening round.[1] The team finished in fourth place, losing the U.S. Championship to Hawaii and the consolation game to Japan.

Quinn attended Barbe High School in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Along with football, Quinn also played baseball and ran track. During his senior year at Barbe, he recorded 1,967 receiving yards and 23 touchdowns. He finished his high school career with 70 touchdowns and 6,566 receiving yards, making him the national all-time career leader in receiving yards.[2] Quinn committed to play football for the LSU Tigers in August 2013, choosing the Tigers over Auburn, Clemson, and Texas.[3]

College career[edit]

LSU[edit]

Quinn began his college football career at LSU in 2014. He played in 13 games for the Tigers as a true freshman, finishing the season with 17 receptions for 193 yards.[4] As a sophomore in 2015, he played in all 12 of LSU's games. He caught five passes for 83 yards.[5] He left the team after the season.[6]

SMU[edit]

Quinn transferred to Southern Methodist University (SMU) prior to the 2016 season.[7] Due to NCAA transfer rules, Quinn sat out the 2016 season and redshirted. As a redshirt junior in 2017, Quinn played in all 13 games for SMU, catching 114 passes for 1,236 yards and 13 touchdowns. After the season, Quinn declared for the 2018 NFL Draft.[8]

Professional career[edit]

Quinn was drafted by the Washington Redskins with the final pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, making him Mr. Irrelevant.[9] He suffered a high-ankle injury during the first game of the season and was subsequently placed on injured reserve a few days later.[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NFL draft Mr. Irrelevant Trey Quinn threw a no-hitter in the Little League World Series". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
  2. ^ "The Top 10 all-time high school football leaders in passing, rushing, receiving and scoring". MaxPreps. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  3. ^ "Trey Quinn's commitment to LSU shakes up ESPN class rankings; Urban Meyer's puzzling pitch: National recruiting roundup". NOLA.com. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  4. ^ "Trey Quinn 2014 Player Statistics". cfbstats. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  5. ^ "Trey Quinn". SMU Athletics. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  6. ^ "LSU WRs Trey Quinn and Kelvin Spears transferring". ESPN. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  7. ^ "LSU WR Trey Quinn transferring to SMU". NOLA.com. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  8. ^ "Former LSU wide receiver Trey Quinn declares for 2018 NFL Draft". NOLA.com. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  9. ^ Keim, John. "Trey Quinn ready to play with chip on shoulder after going last in NFL draft". ESPN. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  10. ^ Pandian, Ananth. "Like Cam Sims, Trey Quinn placed on IR after ankle surgery". Redskins Wire. USA Today. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  11. ^ "Redskins Sign Jehu Chesson To Active Roster, Place Trey Quinn On Injured Reserve". Redskins.com. Retrieved 12 September 2018.

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