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Brady Quinn Biography
Brady Quinn born Brayden Tyler Quinn, is a former American football quarterback and also a college football and NFL game analyst for Fox Sports. He was born on October 27, 1984 in Columbus, Ohio, as the middle child of Tyrone J. Quinn and Robin D.
Quinn attended Dublin Coffman High School in Dublin, Ohio, and ranked sixth on the Detroit Free Press “Best of the Midwest” team and was listed at number 20 on ESPN’s list of the nation’s top 100 prospects. In 2001 as a junior, Quinn threw for 2,200 yards and 21 touchdowns to go along with 15 interceptions, posting a 9–4 record and helped lead Coffman to the Division I state semi-finals. As a senior in 2002, he threw for 2,149 yards, threw 25 touchdowns with four interceptions, and completed 143 of 258 pass attempts, and rushed for 108 yards and six touchdowns. Quinn helped his team post an 8–3 record and played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. Quinn was named the Columbus Dispatch and Ohio Capital Conference Offensive Player of the Year and was an All-State choice.
In the fall of 2002, Quinn received a scholarship from Notre Dame and accepted the offer. Quinn graduated from Notre Dame with dual degrees in political science and finance.
Brady Quinn was invited to the Cleveland Browns draft. He was seleced in the 22nd pick in the draft. Quinn signed a five-year deal with the Browns worth a reported $20.2 million, with $7.5 million guaranteed and up to $30 million in incentives. On December 30, 2007, when Anderson hurt his pinky and wrist, Quinn made his official NFL debut in the Browns’ final game of the season against the San Francisco 49ers.
On March 14, 2010, Quinn was traded to the Denver Broncos in exchange for Peyton Hillis, a 6th round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, and a conditional late-round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. In two seasons with the Broncos, Quinn did not play in any games.
Quinn signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on March 17, 2012. On April 11, 2013, Quinn signed with the Seattle Seahawks as the backup quarterback to Russell Wilson. He was released on August 31, 2013, during final roster cuts. Quinn was signed by the New York Jets on September 2, 2013, but was released five days later. He was re-signed on September 9, 2013. Quinn was released to make room for David Garrard on October 21, 2013.
Quinn was signed by the Rams on October 23, 2013, to back-up Kellen Clemens after starter Sam Bradford suffered a torn ACL. Quinn signed with the Miami Dolphins on August 11, 2014, just a few days after signing his television contract. The Dolphins released Quinn on August 26, 2014. After not playing football for a year, Quinn participated in the first NFL Veteran Combine in 2015.
Brady Quinn Age
He was born on October 27, 1984.
Brady Quinn Sister
He has an older sister, Laura Quinn, and a younger sister, Kelly Katherine Quinn. Laura is the wife of former Cincinnati Bengals and Green Bay Packers linebacker A. J. Hawk, who played college football at Ohio State University, while Kelly is married to NHL defenseman Jack Johnson.
Brady Quinn Wife
Quinn began dating USA Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone in 2009. They announced their engagement in August 2013 and were married in March 2014. The couple has one daughter together.
Brady Quinn Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Brady Quinn Cleveland Browns Career
Quinn signed a five year deal with the Browns worth $20.2 million, with $7.5 million guaranteed and up to $30 million in incentives. Quinn was originally placed third on the Browns’ depth chart behind Charlie Frye and Derek Anderson. However, after a 34–7 defeat to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1, Frye was traded to the Seattle Seahawks for a sixth round draft pick, moving Quinn to second on the Browns’ depth chart. On December 30, 2007, when Anderson hurt his pinky and wrist, Quinn made his official NFL debut in the Browns’ final game of the season against the San Francisco 49ers. Although going 3 for 8 passing Quinn led the Browns to the red zone, but failed to score. Despite speculation that the Browns would trade Anderson to get back into the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft, Browns’ general manager Phil Savage later stated that he hoped to sign Anderson, and keep both quarterbacks for the 2008 season.
After he led the Browns to a 10-6 record, Derek Anderson was named the starting quarterback for the 2008 season, leaving Quinn on the sidelines once again. However, after a mediocre 3–5 start by the team, head coach Romeo Crennel named Quinn the starting quarterback for the Browns’ upcoming game against the Denver Broncos. Though he played well, and helped the Browns build a two-touchdown lead into the third quarter, the Broncos rallied back to win, causing Quinn’s first official start to end in a loss. However, he went on to win the next game against the Buffalo Bills, but he broke his finger during this victory, and though he tried to play through it during the next game against the Houston Texans, he announced on November 25 that he would have surgery, sidelining him for the rest of the 2008 season.
After the season was over, Romeo Crennel was fired as head coach and was replaced by former New York Jets coach Eric Mangini, who was unsure of who would be the Browns’s starting quarterback. Thus, a competition for the starting job between Quinn and Anderson occurred throughout the offseason. Four days before the Browns’s 2009 opener, it was announced that Quinn would be the starter. Quinn continued to be the Browns’ starter until Game 3 against the Baltimore Ravens, when he was benched at halftime in favor of Anderson. The following week, Mangini named Anderson the starter. Quinn did not play again until Week 8, when he was brought in with three minutes to go in a 30–6 loss against the Chicago Bears. As the Browns headed into their bye week, it was not indicated who would be the starting quarterback for the rest of the season. However, it was announced five days before their Week 10 Monday Night Football game against the Baltimore Ravens, that Quinn was once again being awarded the starting quarterback position. Though he struggled in his first game back, as the Browns were shut out 16–0, Quinn followed it up in Week 11 with his best professional outing yet, throwing for 304 yards with 4 touchdowns against the Detroit Lions. Quinn set a record for the Cleveland Browns that day being the only QB in franchise history to throw 3 touchdowns in one quarter. The Browns later defeated the rival Pittsburgh Steelers, Quinn’s first win of 2009 as the starting quarterback. The next week the Browns defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 41–34, despite Quinn injuring his foot during the game. On December 22, the Browns placed Quinn on Injured Reserve for the last 2 games of the season with a “Lisfranc” foot injury.