Quinn Gray

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Quinn Gray
No. 5, 8
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-05-21) May 21, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
College: Florida A&M
Undrafted in 2002
Debuted in 2003 for the Frankfurt Galaxy
Last played in 2009 for the New York Sentinels
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
TD-INT 13-5
Passing yards 1,328
QB Rating 91.4
Stats at NFL.com
Career UFL statistics as of 2009
TD-INT 3-3
Passing yards 639
Completion Percentage 52.9
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at UFL-Football.com

Quinn Fordham Gray, Sr. (born May 21, 1979) is a former American football quarterback who played for four seasons in the National Football League and one season each in the United Football League and NFL Europe. He played for the Frankfurt Galaxy in 2003, the Jacksonville Jaguars from 20052007, the Kansas City Chiefs in 2008, and the New York Sentinels in 2009. He was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He played college football at Florida A&M. Gray has also been a member of the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts.

Early years[edit]

Gray attended Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and was a letterman and a star in football as a quarterback, basketball, and in baseball as a pitcher. In football, he won All-Region and All-District honors.

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

In 2002, Gray attended training camp with the Jacksonville Jaguars, appearing in three preseason games, completing 5 of 8 passes for 55 yards and one interception. In 2003, he was allocated to NFL Europe, where he led the Frankfurt Galaxy to a win in World Bowl XI.

He attended the Jaguars training camp the next year, winning the 3rd quarterback job. He first saw action in a regular season game with the season finale against the Tennessee Titans in the 2005 season, completing 14 passes for 100 yards, 2 touchdowns, and no interceptions for a passer rating of 119.0. He again saw action in the 2006 season finale versus the Kansas City Chiefs, entering the game to replace David Garrard in the third quarter. Down 28-10, he nearly led the Jaguars to a comeback, completing 13 of 22 passes 166 yards, with no interceptions, and rushing for 26 yards and 2 touchdowns.

In October 2007, he became starting quarterback of the Jaguars due to an injury to Garrard. Gray went 2-1 as the starter. He also started the last game of the season against Houston Texans, losing 42-28.

Gray became an unrestricted free agent following the 2007 season.

Houston Texans[edit]

On March 24, 2008, the Houston Texans signed Gray to a one-year, $645,000 contract.[1] He was released by the team on June 9.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

With quarterback Peyton Manning out of the early portion of 2008 Training Camp with a knee injury, Gray signed with the Indianapolis Colts.[2] He was released on August 30, 2008.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

On October 22, 2008, Gray was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs after quarterbacks Brodie Croyle and Damon Huard were placed on injured reserve.[3]

The Chiefs released Gray on March 11, 2009.

New York Sentinels[edit]

Gray was signed by the New York Sentinels of the United Football League on August 5, 2009.[4]

Coaching career[edit]

Gray was announced as the new head coach at Andrew Jackson High School in Jacksonville, Florida on March 18, 2010.[5] He resigned on March 14, 2011, and accepted an assistant coach position at his alma mater, Florida A&M University, as the quarterbacks coach. He is currently the offensive coordinator.[6] [7]

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