Kelcy Quarles

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Kelcy Quarles
No. -- Free agent
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-01-23) January 23, 1992 (age 23)
Place of birth: Hodges, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 297 lb (135 kg)
Career information
High school: Greenwood (SC)
College: South Carolina
Undrafted: 2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 12, 2014
Tackles: 1
Sacks: 1.0
Interceptions: 0
Forced fumbles: 0
Stats at

Kelcy Quarles (born January 23, 1992) is an American football defensive tackle who is a free agent. He played college football at South Carolina, and was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

College career[edit]

As a junior in 2013, Quarles was a first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) and second-team All-American selection.[1] and was an All-American by Sporting News.[2][3][4]

Professional career[edit]

On May 10, 2014, Kelcy signed with the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent. On August 31, 2014, the New England Patriots claimed Quarles off waivers from the Giants.

On September 16, 2014, the Indianapolis Colts signed Quarles from the New England Patriots practice squad. In his first NFL game he recorded a sack. He was waived on November 24, 2014,[5] and re-signed to the practice squad on November 25. On September 5, 2015, Quarles was waived by the Colts.[6]

Personal Life[edit]

Quarles is the nephew of Patriots Hall of Fame tight end Ben Coates.[7]


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