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Jonathan Quinn
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-02-27) February 27, 1975 (age 47)
Place of birth: Turlock, California
Career information
College: Middle Tennessee State
NFL Draft: 1998 / Round: 3 / Pick: 86
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
* Jacksonville Jaguars (19982001)
 As coach:
* MidAmerica Nazarene (2007–2008) (offensive coordinator)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene (2009–2013) (head coach)
  • Davidson Academy (TN) (2014–present) (head coach)
Career highlights and awards
* World Bowl IX MVP (2001)
TDINT     4–7
Yards     1,161
QB Rating     60.4
Stats at

Jonathan Ryan Quinn (born February 27, 1975) is an American football coach and former player. He played professionally as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs and Chicago Bears. He was selected with the 25th pick of the third round of the 1998 NFL Draft out of Middle Tennessee State University by the Jaguars.[1] Quinn served as the head football coach at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas from 2009 to 2013.

College career

Quinn transferred to Middle Tennessee State after one year at Tulane University. He followed QB Kelly Holcomb after transferring. His senior year numbers surpassed the numbers that Holcomb had put up his senior season.

  • 1995: 108/223 for 1,742 yards with 8 TD vs 7 INT.[2]
  • 1996: 71/159 for 931 yards with 4 TD vs 9 INT.
  • 1997: 167/293 for 2,209 yards with 16 TD vs 10 INT.

Professional career

Quinn was the starting quarterback for the 2001 World Bowl champion Berlin Thunder of NFL Europe, where he was the league leading passer throwing for 2,247 yards, and was named World Bowl MVP.[3]

Quinn was signed by the Kansas City Brigade of the Arena Football League (AFL) during the 2006–2007 offseason, but retired due to injury.

Coaching career

From 2007 to 2008, Quinn was the offensive coordinator for MidAmerica Nazarene University (MNU) in Olathe, Kansas. On April 3, 2009, he was named as the head football coach for MidAmerica Nazarene.[4][5]

In 2014 Quinn took a job as the head football coach at Davidson Academy, a K-12 school in Nashville, Tennessee.


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