No. 56, 64 Position: Linebacker Personal information Born: November 11, 1955 Cleveland, Ohio Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 232 lb (105 kg) Career information High school: Shaker Heights (OH) College: Youngstown State NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 12 / Pick: 329 Career history
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Quentin Ivory Lowry (born November 11, 1955) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played college football at Youngstown State University.
Early years Edit
Shaker Heights High School, where he received All-League and All-District honors. He accepted a scholarship from Division II Youngstown State University.
As a sophomore, he became a starter at
defensive end, registering 105 tackles (11 for loss) and 3 fumble recoveries. The next year, he had 32 tackles (2 for loss) and one interception.
As a senior, he was a stand-up
defensive end with pass coverage responsibilities. He posted 94 tackles (21 for loss) and 5 fumble recoveries, while helping his team reach the 1978 Mid-Continent Conference Championship and the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II Playoffs. His teammate Greg Fitzpatrick was also drafted by the Dallas Cowboys.
He finished his career with 231 tackles (34 for loss), 8 fumble recoveries and one interception. In 1999, he was inducted into the
Youngstown State University Athletics Hall of Fame.
Professional career Edit
Dallas Cowboys Edit
Lowry was selected by the
Dallas Cowboys in the twelfth round (329th overall) of the 1979 NFL Draft, with the intention of playing him at outside linebacker. He was waived on August 6.
Los Angeles Rams Edit
1980, he was signed by the Los Angeles Rams. He was released on August 19.
Hamilton-Tiger Cats (CFL) Edit
1981, he was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was released before the start of the season.
Washington Redskins Edit
1981, he was signed by the Washington Redskins. On August 24, he was placed on the injured reserve list with a thigh injury and returned to play in 9 games mainly on special teams.
He was released on September 5,
1982. He was recalled on September 7 and played in 9 games.  He was a part of the  Super Bowl XVII winning team.
Lowry was cut on August 28,
1983. On September 20, he was re-signed to replace  Monte Coleman who was placed on the injured reserve list. He was released after 3 games.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Edit
On November 3, he was signed as a
free agent by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. On December 15, he was placed on the  injured reserve list with a knee injury. He was not re-signed after the season.
Personal life Edit
His brother Orlando played in the
National Football League for the Indianapolis Colts. Lowry currently lives in Greenbelt, Maryland with his wife Tammy, and daughters Tai and Kelli.
"Transactions" . https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=886&dat=19800820&id=JshOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=F00DAAAAIBAJ&pg=4371,5417988&hl=es . Retrieved September 24, 2016.
"The Washington Redskins Tuesday obtained tight end Gregg McCrary" . http://www.upi.com/Archives/1981/08/25/The-Washington-Redskins-Tuesday-obtained-tight-end-Gregg-McCrary/6040367560000/ . Retrieved September 24, 2016.
"The Washington Redskins Monday cut 10 players" . http://www.upi.com/Archives/1982/09/06/The-Washington-Redskins-Monday-cut-10-players-and-put/2301040982034/ . Retrieved September 24, 2016.
"Tuesday's Sports Transactions" . http://www.upi.com/Archives/1982/09/08/Tuesdays-Sports-Transactions/7290400305600/ . Retrieved September 24, 2016.
"Deals" . https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1346&dat=19830829&id=sPtEAAAAIBAJ&sjid=pfsDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4483,5384903&hl=es . Retrieved September 24, 2016.
"The Washington Redskins Wednesday signed linebacker Quentin Lowry" . http://www.upi.com/Archives/1983/09/21/The-Washington-Redskins-Wednesday-signed-linebacker-Quentin-Lowry-who/2075432964800/ . Retrieved September 24, 2016.
"Vikings Not In A Pickle With QB Dils" . https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1755&dat=19831104&id=3J4cAAAAIBAJ&sjid=lWgEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6620,3126932&hl=es . Retrieved September 24, 2016. ↑
"This giving man needs a gift of his own: a kidney" . http://usatodayhss.com/2015/doyel-this-giving-man-needs-a-gift-of-his-own-a-kidney . Retrieved September 24, 2016.
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