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Kyle Quinn

School

Arizona

Position
Center
Major
Educational Leadership

Classroom

Quinn recently earned his bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in geography. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in educational leadership. His career goals include teaching and coaching.

Character

Quinn is a young man of outstanding moral character. He leads by example with the way he interacts with his coaches, teammates, athletics and academics staff members, media members and the community. He has a great understanding of what it means to be a collegiate football player and the responsibility of being a role model that comes with the honor. As a fifth-year senior, Kyle has experienced many of the trials and successes that come with life as a collegiate athlete and he takes pride in helping younger players learn the ropes to what it takes to be successful, on and off the field.

Community

Quinn has accumulated 30 hours of community service during his career. His time has been spent at a Boys and Girls Club Dinner, participating in Beat Back Buffelgrass Day to remove hazardous brush, visiting with elementary school-aged children, a bowling event with children in the foster-care system, visits to the Diamond Children’s Medical Center and participating in a March of Dimes event.

Competition

QUinn has played in 33 career games with 13 starts at center. He is Arizona’s top returner to the offensive line and is set to lead an experienced corps of linemen. He was an All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention honoree as a junior in 2011. He earned his first start in the 2010 Alamo Bowl and has been part of the starting line-up ever since. In 2011, he was the anchor to an offensive line that allowed for quarterback Nick Foles to rank fourth nationally and first in the Pac-12 in total offense (352.58) and accumulate 4,334 passing yards and 28 passing touchdowns.