Quinton Spears

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Quinton Spears
Free agent
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-05-11) May 11, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Huntsville, Texas
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
College: Prairie View A&M
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 8
Sacks: 0.0
INTs: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Quinton Spears (born May 11, 1988) is an American football linebacker of the National Football League (NFL), who is currently a free agent. Has one son Quinton Spears II. Quinton's mother played collegiate basketball and was a standout athlete at Victoria HS(Victoria,Tx) - The Stingarettes. He also has one sibling Adrea Davis. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Prairie View A&M.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Spears was claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Miami on September 4, 2011.[3]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Spears signed a reserve/future contract with the Indianapolis Colts on December 31, 2012.[4] On August 13, 2013, he was waived-injured by the Colts. On the next day, he cleared waivers and was placed on the Colts' injured reserve list. On September 10, 2013 the Indianapolis Colts waived linebacker Quinton Spears (hamstring) from injured reserve.[5]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

The Dallas Cowboys signed Spears to a futures contract on January 8, 2014.[6] On May 12, 2014 the Dallas Cowboys released Quinton Spears. [7]


  1. ^ Meyer, Brad (2011-07-26). "Montgomery grads head to NFL training camps - Your Houston News: Courier". Your Houston News. Retrieved 2012-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Quinton Spears". Cleveland Browns. NFL Enterprises LLC. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Quinton Spears Biography". Cleveland Browns. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.colts.com/team/roster/Quinton-Spears/fc19fb7d-fa9d-4247-b9a5-033758d50e1f
  5. ^ Indianapolis Colts waived Quinton Spears off Injured Reserve, CBSsports, September 10, 2013.
  6. ^ Archer, Todd (January 8, 2014). "Cowboys sign four players". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2014-03-16. 
  7. ^ Dallas Cowboys release Quinton Spears, CBSsports, May 12, 2014.

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