Jonathan Quinn

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Jonathan Quinn
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-02-27) February 27, 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth: Turlock, California
Career information
College: Middle Tennessee State
NFL Draft: 1998 / Round: 3 / Pick: 86
Debuted in 1998
Last played in 2004
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
TD-INT 4-7
Yards 1,161
QB Rating 60.4
Stats at

Jonathan Ryan Quinn (born February 27, 1975) is a former American football quarterback of the NFL. He was originally selected with the 25th pick of the third round of the 1998 NFL Draft out of Middle Tennessee State University by the Jacksonville Jaguars.[1] He has also played for the Kansas City Chiefs and Chicago Bears.

College career[edit]

Quinn transferred to Middle Tennessee State after one year at Tulane University. He followed QB Kelly Holcomb after transferring. His senior year numbers surpassed the numbers that Holcomb had put up his senior season.

  • 1995: 108/223 for 1,742 yards with 8 TD vs 7 INT.[2]
  • 1996: 71/159 for 931 yards with 4 TD vs 9 INT.
  • 1997: 167/293 for 2,209 yards with 16 TD vs 10 INT.

Professional career[edit]

Quinn was the starting quarterback for the 2001 World Bowl champion Berlin Thunder of NFL Europe, where he was the league leading passer throwing for 2,247 yards, and was named World Bowl MVP.[3]

Quinn was signed by the Kansas City Brigade of the Arena Football League (AFL) during the 2006–2007 offseason, but retired due to injury.

College coaching[edit]

From 2007 to 2008, Quinn was the offensive coordinator for MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas. On Friday, April 3, 2009 he was named as the new head football coach for MidAmerica Nazarene University (MNU).[4][5]

Quinn is the current head college football coach for the MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers located in Olathe, Kansas. He held that position since the 2009 season. His coaching record at MidAmerica Nazarene was 29 wins and 7 losses. As of the conclusion of the 2011 season, this ranks him #4 at MidAmerica Nazarene in total wins and #1 at the school in winning percentage (.806).[6]

Quinn recently[when?] took a job as the head football coach at Davidson Academy, a K-12 school, in Nashville, Tennessee.