Trey Quinn
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Quinn in 2018
No. 14 – Washington Redskins
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1995-12-07) December 7, 1995 (age 24)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Lake Charles (LA) Barbe
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 7 / Pick: 256
Career history
* Washington Redskins ( 2018–present)
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
* Mr. Irrelevant (2018)
  • USA Today High School All-American (2013)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Receiving yards:75
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at

Trey Quinn David Lee Quinn lll (born December 7, 1995) is an American football wide receiver for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He holds the all-time high school record for most career yards receiving. He played college football at LSU and SMU. He was drafted with the final pick of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Redskins, making him that year's Mr. Irrelevant.

Early yearsEdit

As a child, Quinn played for the Southwest region, representing the state of Louisiana at the 2008 Little League World Series, where he threw a no-hitter in the opening round.[1] The team finished in fourth place, losing the U.S. Championship to Hawaii and the consolation game to Japan.

Quinn attended Barbe High School in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Along with football, Quinn also played baseball and ran track. During his senior year at Barbe, he recorded 1,967 receiving yards and 23 touchdowns. He finished his high school career with 70 touchdowns and 6,566 receiving yards, making him the national all-time career leader in receiving yards.[2] Quinn committed to play football for the LSU Tigers in August 2013, choosing the Tigers over Auburn, Clemson, and Texas.[3]

College careerEdit

Louisiana State UniversityEdit

Quinn began his college football career at LSU in 2014. He played in 13 games for the Tigers as a true freshman, finishing the season with 17 receptions for 193 yards.[4] As a sophomore in 2015, he played in all 12 of LSU's games. He caught five passes for 83 yards.[5] He left the team after the season.[6]

Southern Methodist UniversityEdit

Quinn transferred to Southern Methodist University (SMU) prior to the 2016 season.[7] Due to NCAA transfer rules, Quinn sat out the 2016 season and redshirted. As a redshirt junior in 2017, Quinn played in all 13 games for SMU, catching 114 passes for 1,236 yards and 13 touchdowns. After the season, Quinn declared for the 2018 NFL Draft.[8]

Professional careerEdit

Quinn was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the 7th round (256th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft, making him Mr. Irrelevant.[9][10] He suffered a high-ankle injury during the first game of the season and was subsequently placed on injured reserve a few days later.[11][12] He was activated off injured reserve on November 14, 2018.[13] He was placed back on injured reserve on December 5, 2018 after re-injuring his ankle.[14] He finished his rookie year with 75 receiving yards and 1 touchdown on 9 receptions.


  1. "NFL draft Mr. Irrelevant Trey Quinn threw a no-hitter in the Little League World Series" (in en). USA TODAY.
  2. "The Top 10 all-time high school football leaders in passing, rushing, receiving and scoring". MaxPreps.,-rushing,-receiving-and-scoring.htm. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  3. "Trey Quinn's commitment to LSU shakes up ESPN class rankings; Urban Meyer's puzzling pitch: National recruiting roundup". Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  4. "Trey Quinn 2014 Player Statistics". cfbstats. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  5. "Trey Quinn". SMU Athletics. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  6. "LSU WRs Trey Quinn and Kelvin Spears transferring". ESPN. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  7. "LSU WR Trey Quinn transferring to SMU". Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  8. "Former LSU wide receiver Trey Quinn declares for 2018 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  9. Keim, John. "Trey Quinn ready to play with chip on shoulder after going last in NFL draft". Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  10. "2018 NFL Draft Listing" (in en).
  11. Pandian, Ananth. "Like Cam Sims, Trey Quinn placed on IR after ankle surgery". USA Today. Retrieved September 12, 2018.
  12. "Redskins Sign Jehu Chesson To Active Roster, Place Trey Quinn On Injured Reserve". Retrieved September 12, 2018.
  13. "Redskins Activate Trey Quinn From Injured Reserve". November 14, 2018.
  14. "Redskins Sign Josh Johnson, Three Others; Place Quinton Dunbar, Trey Quinn And Jonathan Cooper On Injured Reserve". December 5, 2018.

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