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Quincy Sanders
Quincy Sanders

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reno, NV

High School:
Reed

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
3L


UNLV: A pro-sized three-year letterman who looks to have a break-out final campaign in 99 ... Listed as the starter at free safety heading into fall ... Hoping to overcome injury that led to redshirt season in 98 ...

1998: Earned medical hardship status after having surgery on his right ACL ... Played in teams first two games and totaled 13 tackles, including 10 solo ...

1997: Started all 11 games at free safety ... Earned his first two interceptions, including one at USC vs. John Robinsons Trojans ... Finished sixth on team with 65 total tackles as a junior ...

1996: Started eight games at FS before injuries ended his season ... Still finished eighth on team in tackles with 49 total ... Also added one pass breakup ...

1995: One of the major signings by the Rebels ... Depleted UNLV Defensive Backfield forced him to take the field by the fifth game ... Started at strong safety six of the last seven games ... Missed the North Texas contest due to one-game suspension handed down by Big West Conference following a post-game brawl vs. UNR ... Finished year with 39 total tackles for an average of 5.6 per game, which was tied for fourth on the team ... Also broke up three passes and had two tackles for loss ...

HIGH SCHOOL: A 1995 graduate of Reed HS in Sparks, NV ... A two-way standout for the Raiders ... Named 1994s Co-State Player of the Year by the Reno Gazette-Journal ... Named an All-American by Bluechip Magazine ... A two-year letterwinner for coach Courtney Bossert ... Helped his team to a 7-2 record during senior year ... Also tabbed first team all-area, all-metro and all-state as a DB ... Voted teams MVP ... Had four interceptions as a junior ... Finished senior with 12 catches for more than 300 yards and 10 rushes for more than 100 yards, plus 55 tackles on the other side of the ball ... Also a fine basketball player who averaged 15 PPG ... Three-year letterman for the Raiders as a point guard including leading his team to a zone championship as a junior ... Named to the schools honor roll as a senior ...

PERSONAL: Quincy Sanders was born on April 4, 1977, in Rockford, IL ... The son of James Gray and Zew Arren ... Favorite football player is Deion Sanders ... Enjoys listening to music and writing songs ... Majoring in sociology.

DEFENSIVE STATS
YEAR        UT  AT  TOT PBU INT
1998*       10  3   13  0   0
1997        49  16  65  2   2
1996        31  18  49  0   0
1995        24  15  39  3   0
TOTAL       114 52  166 5   2

*MEDICAL REDSHIRT SEASON

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