Quincy Butler
No. 0     Calgary Stampeders
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-11-25) November 25, 1981 (age 38)
Place of birth: San Antonio, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: Texas Christian
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2006 for the Dallas Cowboys
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at CFL.ca

Quincy Devone Butler (born November 25, 1981[1] in San Antonio, Texas) is an American football cornerback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Texas Christian University.

He has also been a member of the Calgary Stampeders and St. Louis Rams.

Early years[edit | edit source]

Butler graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in 2001. He was named First-team All-District as a quarterback in both his junior and senior seasons.

College career[edit | edit source]

TCU[edit | edit source]

Butler he played college football at Texas Christian University, where he helped the TCU Horned Frogs win a conference championship in 2005 and was named First-team All-Mountain West Conference when he played in 11 games and made 74 tackles (56 solo) and intercepted two passes for 108 yards and one touchdown. In 2004 made 56 tackles including 38 solo stops and picked off a pair of passes and broke up five others.

Tyler Junior College[edit | edit source]

Was a two-time selection on the Southwest Junior College Football Conference All-league team. He was selected to the 2003 NJCAA All-America team as a sophomore at Tyler Junior College. Butler picked off five passes in 2003, returning one for a touchdown and recorded 151 tackles and eight interceptions in his two seasons at Tyler.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Pre-draft[edit | edit source]

Butler did not workout at the NFL Combine. At his pro day workout he measure 6'1", 190 pounds and ran a 4.40 40-yard time.

Dallas Cowboys[edit | edit source]

On May 2, 2006, Butler signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys. He was released in preseason and signed to the practice squad on September 4, 2006. He was released in preseason of 2007 and again, assigned to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad. After the season, on January 11, 2008, he was released from the practice squad and re-signed five day later by the Cowboys. On August 25, 2008, Butler was released by the Dallas Cowboys during the preseason for the third consecutive season.

New Orleans Saints[edit | edit source]

On October 18, 2008, the New Orleans Saints signed him to their practice squad; he was released on December 5, 2008.

St. Louis Rams[edit | edit source]

Four days later he was signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Rams for the 2009 NFL season.

Second stint with Saints[edit | edit source]

Butler was signed by the New Orleans Saints on October 20, 2010, replacing Randall Gay, who was placed on injured reserve.[2] Butler was cut by the Saints to make room for Darren Sharper.

Return to St. Louis[edit | edit source]

Butler was signed to Rams roster on October 26, 2010.

Third stint with Saints[edit | edit source]

On August 18, 2011, Butler re-signed with the Saints.

Signed by the Calgary Stampeders[edit | edit source]

Butler signed as a free agent with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) on October 17, 2011. He made his CFL debut against the Montreal Alouettes on October 30, 2011. Butler is also playing for Calgary in the 2012 season.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. NFL.com's profile page for Butler incorrectly lists his date of birth as being in 1983.
  2. "Saints lose CB Gay for season, but safety Sharper practices", NFL.com, October 20, 2010.
  3. "Quincy Butler Player Bio for the Calgary Stampeders - stampeders.com". stampeders.com. http://www.stampeders.com/roster/show/id/3299. Retrieved December 8, 2012.

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