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Johnny Quinn
Johnny  Quinn
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
McKinney, TX

High School:
McKinney HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 181

Position:
Wide Receiver


Career
Inducted into the North Texas Athletics Hall of Fame in 2011.  Quinn is the all-time leading receiver in North Texas history with 2,718 yards. He was a three-time all-conference selection from 2004-06 and a first-team all-conference pick in 2006. Quinn is second in school history with 3,835 all-purpose yards for his career. Quinn is only the second player in school history to lead North Texas in receiving in four straight seasons. He is second all-time with 187 career receptions and fourth all-time with 21 career receiving touchdowns. Quinn is the only player in school history with more than 500 yards receiving in four straight seasons. He had six 100-yard receiving games in his career and two games of over 150 yards receiving. He led North Texas in punt returns for three straight seasons from 2004-06 and led the 2005 team in kickoff return yardage.

2005
Led the team in receiving for the third straight year, totaling 47 catches for 591 yards and five touchdowns ... Started all 11 games and was named to the Sun Belt Conference Second Team ... Ranked third in the conference in receptions per game with an average of 4.27 and ranked fourth in yards per game with an average of 53.7 ... Also a starter on nearly every special teams unit and finished third in the conference with an average of 19.7 yards per kick return ... Ranked third in the Sun Belt with an average of 109.2 all-purpose yards per game ... Had a season high and tied a career best with eight receptions in the season finale against Arkansas State ... Also had seven catches for a season-high 94 yards against Louisiana Monroe ... Averaged 170.2 all-purpose yards over the last five games of the season, including the finale where he amassed 264 all-purpose yards ... Also had a 75-yard punt return for a touchdown against Arkansas State called back because of penalty.

2004
Named to the Sun Belt All-Conference First Team for punt returning and second team as a reciever ... Started every game and led the team in both receptions (41) and receiving yards (681) ... In conference games only, he ranked fourth among all Sun Belt receivers with an average of 69.2 receiving yards per game ... Caught at least one pass in every game and has now caught at least one pass in every game in his North Texas career (25 games) ... Has at least one touchdown reception in five of seven conference games last season ... His average of 16.9 yards per catch ranked third in the Sun Belt ... He had a season-best six receptions for 153 yards in a win over Middle Tennessee ... Also a dangerous punt returner who was named Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Louisiana-Monroe when he had an 85-yard punt return for a touchdown.

2003
Became one of just three freshmen ever to lead North Texas in receptions and receiving yards in a season ... His 709 receiving yards is more than any receiver has ever had under Darrell Dickey and more than any Mean Green receiver since 1995 ... His average of 20.9 yards per reception led the Sun Belt Conference and is the best ever for the Mean Green’s leading receiver in a season ... Was named Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week for his five-catch, 176-yard and three touchdown performance against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Had at least one reception in every game ... His 427 receiving yards in league games was the fourth-best in the conference and the highest for any freshman ... Led the team with an average of 11.3 yards per punt return.

2002
Was a redshirt.

High School/Personal
Was named first-team all-state his senior season ... Led class 5A State of Texas in receptions with 80 ... Was second in the state with 15 touchdowns and third in the state with 1,106 yards ... Averaged 13.8 yards per catch ... Was a unanimous first-team all-district selection and second-team all-metroplex pick as a senior ... Also lettered three years in track ... Son of Terri and John Quinn ... Was born on November 6, 1983 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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