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Quinton Pointer
No. 42     
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-04-16) April 16, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: Fort Myers, Florida
Career information
College: Nevada-Las Vegas
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* St. Louis Rams ( 2012 2014)
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Tackles     6
Interceptions     0
Forced fumbles     0

Quinton Jamall Pointer (born April 16, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the Baltimore Brigade of the Arena Football League (AFL). In 2012, he was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent. He played college football for Nevada-Las Vegas.

Early yearsEdit

He attended Mariner High School in Cape Coral, Florida. He earned all-area and all-conference honors as a defensive back in 2005.

College careerEdit

He played college football for Nevada-Las Vegas. He finished college with 226 tackles, 2 sacks, 6 interceptions, 21 pass deflections and 5 forced fumbles.[1]

In his freshman year, he finished the season with 50 tackles, 2 interceptions, 4 pass deflections and a forced fumble.[1]

In his sophomore year, he finished the season with 44 tackles, 2 interceptions, 8 pass deflections.[1]

In his junior year, he finished the season with 42 tackles, 2 sacks, 4 pass deflections and a forced fumble.[1]

In His senior year, he finished the season with 59 tackles, 2 sacks, 5 pass deflections and 3 forced fumbles.[1]

Professional careerEdit

St. Louis RamsEdit

On May 8, 2012, he signed with the St. Louis Rams as an Undrafted free agent.[2] On August 31, 2012, he made the 53 man roster.[3] On September 14, 2012, he was released[4] after making his NFL debut in Week 1, scoring two tackles.[5] On September 18, 2012, he was signed to the team's practice squad.[6] On September 21, 2013, he was signed to the team's practice squad.[7]

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

On May 30, 2014, he signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was released the day before the season opener on September 6, 2014 to make room for undrafted rookie Solomon Patton.[8]

Baltimore RavensEdit

On December 16, 2014, Pointer was signed by the Baltimore Ravens and was placed on the practice squad. On January 12, 2015, he signed a reserve/future contract with the Ravens. On September 4, 2015, he was waived by the Ravens.[9]

Hamilton Tiger-CatsEdit

On April 21, 2016, Pointer signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. In seven games, Pointer recorded 16 defensive tackles & 2 sacks. On August 26, 2016, Pointer was released by the Tiger-Cats.

Toronto ArgonautsEdit

On August 26, 2016, Pointer signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.

Baltimore BrigadeEdit

On March 17, 2017, Pointer was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade of the Arena Football League.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Quinton Pointer College Statistics". sports-reference.com. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/quinton-pointer-1.html.
  2. "Rams Add 23 free agents". stlouisrams.com. http://www.stlouisrams.com/news-and-events/article-1/Rams-Add-23-Rookie-Free-Agents/5579d566-0891-4b53-88e1-261d7be36bc9. Retrieved May 8, 2012.
  3. "St. Louis Rams: Final 53-man roster". cbssports.com. http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/blog/nfl-rapidreports/19999556/st-louis-rams-final-53man-roster. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  4. "Rams released Quinton Pointer". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141205140053/http://www.kffl.com/player/26750/nfl/news/quinton-pointer. Retrieved September 14, 2012.
  5. "33: Quinton Pointer biography". St Louis Rams website. http://rams.imgrelay.com/html/PointerQ_1.html. Retrieved 2012-11-06.
  6. "NFL transactions for September 18, 2012". profootballweekly.com. http://www.profootballweekly.com/2012/09/18/nfl-transactions-for-september-18-2012. Retrieved September 18, 2012.
  7. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/teams/st-louis-rams/transactions.html
  8. http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Patton-Dixon-Activated-for-Season-Opener/46e4bbef-83eb-473d-acb1-cd4b20c1708f
  9. Zrebiec, Jeff; Meoli, Jon (September 4, 2015). "Daniel Brown highlights early roster cuts". The Baltimore Sun. http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/ravens/ravens-insider/bal-ravens-roster-cuts-final-roster-20150904-story.html. Retrieved September 13, 2015.
  10. "Transactions". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on March 22, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170322190720/http://www.afldigital.com/index.cfm?view=transactions. Retrieved March 22, 2017.

External linksEdit

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