Jonathan Ryan Quinn (born February 27, 1975) is an American football coach and former player. He played professionally as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs and Chicago Bears. He was selected with the 25th pick of the third round of the 1998 NFL Draft out of Middle Tennessee State University by the Jaguars. Quinn served as the head football coach at [1 ] MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas from 2009 to 2013.
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.
Coaching career [ edit ]
From 2007 to 2008, Quinn was the
offensive coordinator for MidAmerica Nazarene University (MNU) in Olathe, Kansas. On April 3, 2009 he was named as the head football coach for MidAmerica Nazarene. [4 ] [5 ]
In 2014 Quinn took a job as the head football coach at
Davidson Academy, a K-12 school in Nashville, Tennessee.
References [ edit ]