Brady Quinn

Born in Columbus, Ohio, Brady Quinn was a high school All-American, throwing for 2,149 yards and 25 touchdowns his senior season at Dublin Coffman High School.

After graduating, Quinn went on to the University of Notre Dame, where he would become the most storied quarterback in Fighting Irish history. After an up and down freshman campaign, Quinn showed massive improvement in his sophomore year, and in 2005 led the Fighting Irish to a 9-3 record while passing for nearly 4,000 yards along with 32 touchdowns and only seven interceptions.

In 2006, Quinn threw for 3,426 yards, 37 touchdowns and once again only seven interceptions, taking Notre Dame to the Sugar Bowl and winning the Maxwell Award, as well as All-American honors for the second straight year.

He graduated with dual degrees in finance and political science, and was selected by the Cleveland Browns with the 22nd overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. After playing for the Browns for three years, Quinn was traded to the Denver Broncos in 2010. In 2012 he signed with the Kansas City Chiefs, passing for over 1,000 yards after Matt Cassell was sidelined with a concussion. Quinn is currently signed with the Seattle Seahawks.

Award Profile

Winner: The Maxwell Award – 2006 University of Notre Dame