Game 1 vs. Pittsburgh 9/9: Inactive 3rd QB… Game 2 vs. Cincinnati 9/16: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 3 at Oakland 9/23: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 4 vs. Baltimore 9/30: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 5 at New England 10/7: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 6 vs. Miami 10/14: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 7 at St. Louis 10/28: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 8 vs. Seattle 11/4: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 9 at Pittsburgh 11/11: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 10 at Baltimore 11/18: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 11 vs. Houston 11/25: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 12 at Arizona 12/2: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 13 at N.Y. Jets 12/9: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 14 vs. Buffalo 12/16: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 15 at Cincinnati 12/23: DNP…Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Game 16 vs. San Francisco 12/30: Backup QB to starter Derek Anderson…Made his Browns debut in the 2nd quarter for one series for starter Derek Anderson (hand)…Was 3-of-8 passing for 45 yards…Led the Browns on an 11-play, 57-yard (2:16) drive at the end of the second quarter, capped by K Phil Dawson’s 23-yard FG to open a 17-7 lead.
During his four seasons with the Fighting Irish, shattered 36 school records (10 career, 12 single-season, 4 single-game, 10 miscellaneous) including career pass attempts (1,602) completions (929), yards (11,742), yards per game (239.6), TD passes (95) and lowest INT percentage (2.43)…He won 29 games as a starter at Notre Dame, tied for most in school history…Ranks in the top ten in NCAA Division I history in career pass attempts (seventh), passing yards (tenth) and touchdown passes (ninth)….With the arrival of head coach Charlie Weis from the New England Patriots at Notre Dame, the former NFL offensive coordinator quickly bonded with Brady and the results were immediately evident in 2005…Quinn averaged more than 110 yards passing per game than he had as a sophomore while nearly doubling his touchdown passes (32 from 17)…Career totals, completed 929-of-1,602 passes (58.0%) for 11,762 yards and 95 TDs, breaking the previous school career-records set by Ron Powlus (558 of 969 attempts for 7,602 yards and 52 touchdowns, 1994-97)…His pass completion percentage of 58.0 ranks second in school annals…His 11,944 yards in total offense broke the old school career-record of 7,479 yards by Powlus and his 1,856 plays topped the previous Fighting Irish all-time record of 1,201 by Powlus…Had a string of 16 consecutive games with at least one TD pass (2004-05)…Set school season-records with 549 plays in 2006 and 4,009 yards in total offense in 2005, topping the old marks of 456 plays for 3,217 yards by Jarious Jackson in 1999…His average of 334.1 yards per game in total offense in 2005 shattered the previous school season-record of 281.3 yards by Joe Theismann in 1970…Gained over 200 yards in total offense 33 times during his career, topping the old Irish career-record of 15 by Jackson(1996-99) and Powlus…Gained over 200 yards in total offense 11 times in 2005 and 12 times in 2006, breaking the old school season-record of nine by Jackson in 1999…His 467 pass attempts in 2006 topped his previous school season-record of 450 in 2005…Along with his 332 pass attempts in 2003 and 353 tosses in 2004, owns the top three spots on Notre Dame’s season-record pass attempt list…Also owns the top three pass completion seasons in school annals, hitting on 292 throws in 2005, 289 in 2006 and 191 in 2004…His pass completion percentage of 64.9% in 2005 broke the old Irish season-record of 61.6% by Kevin McDougal in 1993…His 32 TD passes in 2005 shattered the old Notre Dame record of 19 by Ron Powlus in 1994, followed by Quinn topping his own record with 37 scoring strikes in 2006…His seven interceptions in 2005 and repeated in 2006, rank as the fourth-lowest season totals by a Notre Dame starting quarter-back (minimum 125 attempts)…Responsible for 198 points in 2005 (32 TDs passing, one rushing), breaking the old school season-record of 162 points by Rick Mirer in 1991 (18 TDs passing, nine rushing)…Broke his own school record by totaling 234 points (37 scores passing, two rushing) in 2006…During his career, Quinn was responsible for 606 points scored during his career (95 TDs passing, six rushing), surpassing Mirer’s previous Notre Dame career-record of 350 points (41 TDs passing, 17 rushing, one two-point conversion)…His 158.4 passing efficiency rating in 2005 broke the previous school season-record (155.1 by John Huarte, 1964).
Born on Oct. 27, 1984 in Columbus, Ohio...Resides in Dublin, Ohio…One of three children of Robin and Ty Quinn….Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business with a major in Finance and second major in Political Science…Sister, Laura, is married to Ohio State All-American and Green Bay Packers 2006 NFL Draft first round linebacker A.J. Hawk, Brady’s opponent in the 2006 Fiesta Bowl…Uncle, David Slates, played football at Brown while another uncle, Steve Slates, played football at Kentucky…Attended Coffman (Dublin, Oh.) High School…Ranked sixth on the Detroit Free Press "Best of the Midwest" team and listed 20th on ESPN's list of the nation's top 100 players as a prep…Named Columbus Dispatch and Ohio Capital Conference Offensive Player of the Year and was an All-State choice as a senior…Two-time All-Conference selection served as team captain twice…As a senior in 2002, completed 143-of-258 passes for 2,149 yards, 25 TDs and only four interceptions while rushing for 108 yards and 6 TDs…Helped his team post an 8-3 mark in 2002 and played in the U.S. Army All-America game in San Antonio…The two-year starter threw for 2,200 yards and 21 TDs as a junior in 2001, a 9-4 season that saw Coffman reach the Division I state semifinals…Also lettered three times in baseball…Named All-Conference in baseball as a junior…Member of Young Life, the Rock Solid Club and Who's Who Among America High School Students.