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Glover Quin
FS #27
Height:
6-0
Weight:
206
Age:
28
College:
New Mexico
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
17
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 388 302 86 3.0 0 58 9 109 -- 42 0 4 4
2014 DET 4 4 17 8 9 0.0 -- 2 1 18 18 18 0 0 --
2013 DET 16 16 57 44 13 2.0 -- 8 3 57 19 42 0 1 1
2012 HOU 16 16 84 64 20 1.0 -- 14 2 22 11 22 0 2 --
2011 HOU 16 16 77 59 18 0.0 -- 9 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2010 HOU 16 16 85 71 14 0.0 -- 14 3 12 4 10 0 1 2
2009 HOU 15 12 68 56 12 0.0 -- 11 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 NYG W 35-14 5 4 1 -- -- 2 1 18 18 18 0 0 --
2 @CAR L 7-24 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 GB W 19-7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @NYJ W 24-17 8 2 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Sixth-year safety that brings an experienced skill set to the Lions’ secondary after spending four seasons with the Houston Texans. Has played in 79 games (65 starts) and tallied 367 tackles (292 solo), three sacks (28 yards), eight interceptions (91 yards), 56 pass defenses, four forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.

MANE FACTS

  • Pronunciation: GLOW-ver

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an unrestricted free agent to a five-year contract on March 13, 2013.
  • Drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round (112th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.

PRO
Sixth-year safety that brings an experienced skill set to the Lions’ secondary after spending four seasons with the Houston Texans. Has played in 79 games (65 starts) and tallied 367 tackles (292 solo), three sacks (28 yards), eight interceptions (91 yards), 56 pass defenses, four forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.

  • Career post-season statistics include 15 tackles (nine solo) and three pass defenses in four post-season games with Houston.

2013: Started all 16 games in his first season in Detroit, and totaled 57 tackles (44 solo), two sacks (20 yards), three interceptions (57 yards), nine pass defenses, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

  • In his Detroit Lions debut in Week 1 vs. Minnesota (9/8), posted two solo tackles, including one tackle for loss, one pass defense and returned an interception 15 yards.
  • Finished second on the team in tackles with six (all solo) in Week 2 at Arizona (9/15).
  • Posted six solo tackles and one fumble recovery in Week 3 at Washington (9/22).
  • Returned an interception a career-long 42 yards and posted one solo tackle and two pass defenses vs. Chicago (9/29).
  • Finished tied for third on the team in tackles with six (all solo) in Week 5 at Green Bay (10/6).
  • Posted four tackles (one solo) in Week 6 at Cleveland (10/13).
  • Recorded one solo tackle and one pass defense in Week 7 vs. Cincinnati (10/20).
  • Posted two solo tackles in Week 8 vs. Dallas (10/27).
  • Had three tackles (two solo) in Week 10 at Chicago (11/10).
  • Posted three tackles (two solo) and one pass defense in Week 11 at Pittsburgh (11/17) before leaving the game in the second half with an ankle injury.
  • Picked up his second career sack (13 yards) and posted four tackles (two solo), including one tackle for loss, and one quarterback hit in Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/24).
  • Had one solo tackle in Week 13 vs. Green Bay (11/28).
  • Posted five tackles (three solo) in Week 14 at Philadelphia (12/8).
  • Recorded four solo tackles, one sack (seven yards) that forced a fumble, and one pass defense in Week 15 vs. Baltimore (12/16).
  • Picked off a pass by Giants QB Eli Manning and posted five tackles (four solo) and two pass defenses in Week 16 vs. New York Giants (12/22).
  • Totaled four tackles (one solo) in Week 17 at Minnesota (12/29).

2012: Led the Texans with 84 total tackles (64 solo) in 2012, and also had one sack (eight yards), two interceptions, two forced fumbles and 13 pass defenses. Started at free safety in all 16 games. 2012-13 post-season totals include 15 tackles (nine solo) and three pass defenses.

  • Had six tackles (five solo) and forced a fumble in the season opener vs. Miami (9.9).
  • Recorded his first-career sack for an eight-yard loss vs. Tennessee (9/30). Also finished the game with six tackles (five solo).
  • Picked off his first pass of the season in a win over Baltimore (10/21), finishing with five tackles (four solo) and three pass defenses.
  • Returned an interception 22 yards and had four tackles (three solo) at Tennessee (12/2).
  • Posted a season-high 3.5 tackles for loss in the Texans’ final home game vs. Minnesota (12/23).
  • In the AFC Wild Card game vs. Cincinnati (1/5), recorded two solo tackles and three pass defenses in a win over the Bengals.
  • Ended the season with five tackles (one solo) in the AFC Divisional game at New England (1/13).

2011: Ranked second on the team with 77 tackles (59 solo) one fumble recovery and nine pass defenses in his third year with the Texans.

  • Made four tackles (two solo) and one pass defense in the season opener vs. Indianapolis (9/11)
  • Made four solo tackles and recovered a fumble at Miami (9/18)
  • Tied for the team lead with eight tackles (six solo) at New Orleans (9/25)
  • Made four tackles (two solo) and had two passes defensed vs. Oakland (10/9)
  • Made seven tackles (six solo) and had one pass defense at Jacksonville (11/27)
  • Tied for the team lead with six tackles (four solo) and broke up two passes vs. Atlanta (12/4)
  • Broke up pass and had five tackles (four solo) at Cincinnati (12/11) and vs. Carolina (12/18)
  • Had five solo stops in the season finale vs. Tennessee (1/1/12)
  • Started in his postseason debut and finished with five tackles (four solo) in AFC Wild Card playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)
  • Recorded three tackles (two solo) in AFC Divisional playoff at Baltimore (1/15/12).

2010: Started at cornerback for all 16 games and made 85 tackles (71 solo) in his sophomore campaign, pulling in three interceptions, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble.

  • Made four tackles (three solo) and recovered a fumble vs. Indianapolis (9/12)
  • Tied for the team lead with eight tackles (five solo) at Washington (9/19)
  • Had two solo tackles and recovered a fumble vs. San Diego (11/7)
  • Led the defense with 13 solo tackles, including one for a loss, and had one pass defense at Jacksonville (11/14)
  • Set a franchise record with three interceptions, his first three as a pro, while adding four tackles (three solo) and five passes defensed vs. Tennessee (11/28).
  • 2009: Saw action in 15 games (12 starts) as a rookie and collected 64 tackles (54 solo) and had 11 pass defenses.
  • Made his NFL debut vs. the New York Jets (9/13) as the nickel corner and recorded four tackles, including three solos, and had one tackle on special teams
  • Made his first NFL start vs. Oakland (10/4) and responded with five tackles (four solo) including two tackles for a loss
  • Made seven tackles (five solo) in Texans win at Buffalo (11/1)
  • Made his sixth consecutive start at cornerback and made six solo tackles and had four passes defensed at Indianapolis (11/8)
  • Made eight tackles (seven solo) including one for a loss vs. Seattle (12/13)
  • Tied for the team lead with seven tackles (six solo) and had two passes defensed vs. New England (1/3/10).

COLLEGE
Played in 36 career games with 34 starts while at New Mexico. Finished his career with 156 tackles, a school record 32 pass break-ups and seven interceptions.

  • Earned consensus First Team all-MWC honors in 2008 after being an Honorable Mention pick his first two years
  • Named 2007 First Team all-MWC selection when he helped lead the Lobos pass defense to a No. 20 national ranking
  • Graduated with a degree in Business Administration in December 2008.

PERSONAL
Attended North Pike High School in Summit, Miss. where he was a four-year letterman in football and basketball and was the Jaguars’ team MVP in both sports as a senior.

  • Totaled 2,552 rushing yards, 224 tackles and 13 interceptions in his prep career
  • Played for head coach Adam Barron and received the U.S. Army Scholar-Athlete Award.

QUIN’S SINGLE-GAME BESTS

  • Tackles: 13 at Jac 11/14/10
  • Interceptions: 3 vs. Ten 11/28/10
  • Interception Return Yards: 42 vs. Chi 9/29/13
  • Pass Defenses: 5 vs. Ten 11/28/10
  • Forced Fumbles: 1 (four times) Last vs. Bal 12/16/13
  • Fumble Recoveries: 1 (four times) Last at Was 9/22/13

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Quin on facing the Jets

    Posted Sep 25, 2014

    Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin previews the upcoming matchup against the Jets and discusses the challenges they'll bring.

  • Quin on play of the defense

    Posted Sep 24, 2014

    Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin talked about how the defense has played through three weeks.

  • #AskALion: Glover Quin

    Posted Sep 18, 2014

    Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin answers questions submitted by fans on Twitter in the first episode of #AskALion.

  • Quin: 'We're ready for the challenge'

    Posted Sep 17, 2014

    Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin talks about getting ready for the Green Bay Packers.

  • Quin on defensive backs

    Posted Sep 15, 2014

    Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin talks about the loss of Nevin Lawson and how the secondary will overcome his absence.

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