Quincy Butler

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Quincy Butler
No. 16 Free agent
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-11-25) November 25, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth: San Antonio, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: San Antonio (TX) Theodore Roosevelt
College: Texas Christian
Undrafted: 2006
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics as of 2015
Tackles: 3
Pass breakups: 0
Forced fumbles: 0
Fumble recoveries: 0
Interceptions: 1
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Quincy Devone Butler (born November 25, 1981[1]) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Texas Christian University.

He has also been a member of the Calgary Stampeders and St. Louis Rams.

Early years[edit]

Butler graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in 2001. He was named First-team All-District as a quarterback in both his junior and senior seasons.

College career[edit]

TCU[edit]

Butler he played college football at Texas Christian University, where he helped the TCU Horned Frogs win a conference championship in 2005 and was named First-team All-Mountain West Conference when he played in 11 games and made 74 tackles (56 solo) and intercepted two passes for 108 yards and one touchdown. In 2004 made 56 tackles including 38 solo stops and picked off a pair of passes and broke up five others.

Tyler Junior College[edit]

Was a two-time selection on the Southwest Junior College Football Conference All-league team. He was selected to the 2003 NJCAA All-America team as a sophomore at Tyler Junior College. Butler picked off five passes in 2003, returning one for a touchdown and recorded 151 tackles and eight interceptions in his two seasons at Tyler.

Professional career[edit]

Before the draft[edit]

Butler did not work out at the NFL Combine. At his pro day workout, he measured 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m), 190 pounds and ran a 4.40 40-yard time.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On May 2, 2006, Butler was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys. He was released in preseason and signed to the practice squad on September 4, 2006. He was released in preseason of 2007 and again, assigned to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad. After the season, on January 11, 2008, he was released from the practice squad and re-signed five days later by the Cowboys. On August 25, 2008, Butler was released by the Dallas Cowboys during the preseason for the third consecutive season.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

On October 18, 2008, the New Orleans Saints signed him to their practice squad; he was released on December 5, 2008.

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Four days later he was signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Rams for the 2009 NFL season.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Butler was signed by the New Orleans Saints on October 20, 2010, replacing Randall Gay, who was placed on injured reserve.[2] Butler was cut by the Saints to make room for Darren Sharper.

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Butler was signed to Rams roster on October 26, 2010.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

On August 18, 2011, Butler re-signed with the Saints.

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Butler signed by the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) on October 17, 2011. He made his CFL debut against the Montreal Alouettes on October 30, 2011.[3] He left the team for the season in October 2014 after being declared ineligible to work in Canada. He had earlier pleaded guilty to assaulting a cab driver outside of a casino in May 2014.[4]

Portland Thunder[edit]

On April 16, 2015, Butler was assigned to the Portland Thunder of the Arena Football League (AFL). On May 2, Butler threw his helmet into the stands at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia after being ejected from the game. The league has not yet[when?] decided a punishment for his actions.[5] He was placed on reassignment on May 4, 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL.com's profile page for Butler incorrectly lists his date of birth as being in 1983.
  2. ^ "Saints lose CB Gay for season, but safety Sharper practices", NFL.com, October 20, 2010.
  3. ^ "Quincy Butler". stampeders.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved January 17, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Quincy Butler leaves Calgary Stampeders after assault conviction prompts immigration woes". cbc.ca. October 2, 2014. Archived from the original on January 17, 2015. Retrieved January 17, 2015. 
  5. ^ Alison Burdo (May 2, 2015). "Portland Thunder Player Throws Helmet, Hits Child in Philly Crowd". www.nbcphiladelphia.com. NBCUniversal Media, LLC. Retrieved May 5, 2015. 

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