Quinton Teal

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Quinton Teal
No. 28, 26, 36
Position: Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-03-08) March 8, 1984 (age 33)
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
College: Coastal Carolina
Undrafted: 2007
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Quinton Teal (born March 8, 1984) is a former American football defensive back. He was born in Bennettsville, South Carolina where he attended Marlboro County High School. He played college football at Coastal Carolina University. A three-time first team All-Big South winner, he holds the Big South Conference record with 17 career interceptions.

At Coastal Carolina, Teal played with future NFL players QB Tyler Thigpen, Miami Dolphins, WR Jerome Simpson, Cincinnati Bengals, FB Mike Tolbert, Carolina Panthers.

In the 2007 season he ranked third on the Panthers with 13 special teams tackles. He made his first NFL start against the Dallas Cowboys on December 22 and responded with a career-high seven tackles. He was the only undrafted rookie free agent to make Carolina's 53-man roster. Had 45 tackles in his 3-year career with the Panthers (2007–2009).

On April 29, 2010 Teal signed with the Seattle Seahawks but was later cut from the team.

On August 10, 2010 Teal signed a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers but was released during final cuts on September 4, 2010. He was then re-signed by the team on September 28, 2010.

Quinton currently owns multiple 9round kickboxing gym locations in the Charlotte, NC area.

Quinton Teal and Mike Tolbert are the first Coastal Carolina teammates to be on the same NFL roster. ***