|Birth Day:||January 15, 1986|
|Birth Place:||McComb, United States|
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The Texans selected him in the 4th round of the 2009 NFL Draft.
A four-year letterman in football and basketball, Quin graduated from North Pike High School in 2004. During his senior year, Quin received the MVP award from both his basketball and football team at North Pike. By the end of his high school career, Quin had rushed for 2,552 yards, made 224 tackles and 13 interceptions. Quin was awarded the U.S. Army Scholar Athlete Award.
In 2006, during his sophomore season, Quin received an Honorable Mention on the All Mountain West Conference (MWC), team as a sophomore. During the season, Quin started 13 games for the Lobos. Quin led the MWC with 12 pass break-ups and was second in the league, behind his teammate DeAndre Wright in passes defended with 12. Glover Quin was 3rd on the Lobos and 29th in the MWC with 63 tackles on the year.
In 2007, during his junior season, Quin again received Honorable Mention on the All Mountain West Conference Team. Early in the season, Quin suffered a painful groin injury that required surgery. Upon his return, the Lobos' defense improved its allowed passing yardage from 255.6 yards in its first five games down to 161 yards in its final eight games. Quin tied for third in the MWC with 10 passes defended.
In 2008, during his senior season, Quin was selected as a first team All Mountain West Conference player. Quin had a remarkable season that ended with him missing only five tackles throughout the season. He was voted team MVP by his teammates; an honor that had not gone to a defensive player for the school since Brian Urlacher was given the honor in 1999. Quin became the first cornerback in Lobos' history to win the award.
Quin attended the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana and completed all of the combine drills. He performed well and also ran positional drills for scouts. On March 12, 2009, he participated at New Mexico's pro day, but opted to stand on his combine numbers and only performed positional drills. At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, Quin was projected to be a fifth round pick by NFL draft experts and scouts. He was ranked the seventh best free safety prospect in the draft by DraftScout.com and was ranked the 25th best cornerback prospect in the draft by WalterFootball.com.
The Houston Texans selected Quin in the fourth round (112th overall) in the 2009 NFL Draft. He was the eighth safety drafted in 2008.
On July 17, 2009, the Houston Texans signed Quin to a four-year, $2.24 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $490,250.
He made his professional regular season debut in the Houston Texans' season-opener against the New York Jets and made five combined tackles in their 24–7 loss. Quin made his first career tackle on running back Leon Washington during his eight-yard reception on the Jets' first drive. On October 4, 2009, Quin earned his first career start after surpassing Fred Bennett on the depth chart and taking over the starting role. He collected five combined tackles during a 29–6 win against the Oakland Raiders in Week 4. In Week 9, Quin collected a season-high four pass deflections and six solo tackles in the Texans' 20–17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. He was inactive for the Texans' Week 13 loss at the Jacksonville Jaguars after sustaining a concussion the previous week. He returned in Week 14 and recorded a season-high eight combined tackles during a 34–7 victory against the Seattle Seahawks. Quin finished his rookie season in 2009 with 68 combined tackles (56 solo) and 11 pass deflections in 15 games and 12 starts.
He started in the Houston Texans' season-opener against the Indianapolis Colts and made four combined tackles, a pass deflection, and a fumble recovery in their 34–24 victory. In Week 10, Quin collected a season-high 13 solo tackles and deflected a pass during a 31–24 loss at the Jacksonville Jaguars. On November 28, 2010, Quin recorded a career-high five pass deflections, made four combined tackles, and intercepted three passes by quarterback Rusty Smith in the Texans' 20–0 win against Tennessee Titans in Week 14. He made his first career interception off a pass intended for Nate Washington in the second quarter. His first career multi-interception game earned him the AFC Defensive Player of the Week. He finished his second season with a career-high 85 combined tackles (71 solo), 14 pass deflections, and three interceptions in 16 games and 16 starts.
On February 22, 2011, it was reported that Texans' defensive coordinator Wade Phillips was planning to move Quin to safety after discussing it with Quin before the beginning of the NFL lockout. During the draft, multiple analysts stated Quin was better suited to play safety. The move was due to the Texans lack of depth at safety after the departure of Bernard Pollard and was also due to Quin's ability to cover the slot. On July 29, 2011, the Houston Texans signed veteran cornerback Johnathan Joseph to assume Quin's starting job at cornerback. After the signing of Joseph, defensive coordinator Wade Phillips stated Quin would now be moving to safety. Head coach Gary Kubiak officially named Quin the starting strong safety to start the regular season, along with free safety Danieal Manning.
On September 25, 2011, Quin recorded a season-high eight combined tackles during a 40–33 loss at the New Orleans Saints in Week 3. He finished the season with 77 combined tackles (59 solo) and nine pass deflections in 16 games and 16 starts.
The Houston Texans finished the 2011 season first in the AFC South with a 10–6 record. On January 7, 2012, Quin started in his first career playoff game and recorded five combined tackles in the Texans' 31–10 win against the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Wildcard Game. The following week, he collected three combined tackles as the Texans were eliminated from the playoffs after a 20–13 loss at the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Divisional round.
On September 30, 2012, Quin recorded six combined tackles and made his first career sack on quarterback Matt Hasselbeck during a 38–14 win against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4. In Week 7, he made a season-high three pass deflections, five combined tackles, and intercepted a pass by Joe Flacco in the Texans' 43–13 victory against the Baltimore Ravens. On December 23, 2012, Quin collected a season-high ten combined tackles (nine solo) in a 23–6 loss against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 16. He finished the season with 84 combined tackles (64 solo), a career-high 14 pass deflections, two interceptions, and a sack in 16 games and 16 starts.
The Houston Texans finished atop their division with a 12–4 record. On January 5, 2013, Quin made three pass deflections and two solo tackles during a 19–13 victory against the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Wildcard Game. The following week, he made five combined tackles in the Texans' 41–28 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Divisional Round.
Quin became an unrestricted free agent after the 2012 season and was intent on staying with the Houston Texans. Many analysts cited Quin as the Texans' top free agent priority. The Texans general manager Rick Smith decided against the franchise tag and Quin's agent claimed Quin never received an offer from the Texans. On March 12, 2013, it was reported that Quin was visiting the Detroit Lions immediately after the free agency period began.
On March 13, 2013, the Detroit Lions signed Quin to a five-year, $23.50 million contract that includes $6.25 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $5.25 million.
He started in the Detroit Lions' season-opener against the Minnesota Vikings and recorded two combined tackles, a pass deflection, and intercepted a pass by quarterback Christian Ponder in their 34–24 victory. The following week, he collected a season-high six solo tackles and deflected a pass during a 25–21 loss at the Arizona Cardinals in Week 2. In Week 4, he made a season-high two pass deflections, a solo tackle, and intercepted a pass by Jay Cutler during a 40–32 victory against the Chicago Bears. On December 31, 2013, the Detroit Lions fired head coach Jim Schwartz after finishing third in the NFC North with a 7-9 record in 2013. He finished the season with 57 combined tackles (44 solo), eight pass deflections, three interceptions, a sack, and a forced fumble in 16 games and 16 starts. In his first season with the Lions, Quin earned an overall grade of +7.4 from Pro Football Focus and ranked tenth among all qualifying safeties.
On February 21, 2014, it was reported that Quin underwent a minor surgery to repair a torn ligament in his ankle that he had for the majority of the season after injuring it in Week 4. Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin chose to move Quin to free safety after the departure of Louis Delmas and the arrival of James Ihedigbo. Head coach Jim Caldwell officially named Quin the starter to begin the regular season, alongside strong safety James Ihedigbo.
He started in the Detroit Lions' season-opener against the New York Giants and recorded five combined tackles, a pass deflection, and intercepted a pass by Eli Manning in their 35–14 victory. On October 26, 2014, Quin collected a season-high eight solo tackles during a 22–21 win at the Atlanta Falcons in Week 8. In Week 13, he made seven combined tackles, a pass deflection, and intercepted a pass by Jay Cutler in their 34–17 win against the Chicago Bears. The following week, he collected a season-high three pass deflections, two tackles, and an interception in a 34–17 victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. On December 21, 2014, Quin made two combined tackles, broke up a pass, and intercepted a pass by Jay Cutler during a 20–14 win at the Chicago Bears in Week 16. His interception continued his streak of four games with an interception and became his seventh pick of the season. On December 24, 2014, Quin was announced as one of the players voted to appear in the 2015 Pro Bowl, marking the first Pro Bowl selection of his career. He finished the season with 73 combined tackles (57 solo), ten pass deflections, and a career-high seven interceptions in 16 games and 16 starts. His seven interceptions led the league in 2014 and his performance earned him a second-team All-Pro selection. Pro Football Focus gave Quin an overall grade of +17.5 in 2014, which ranked as the second highest grade among all qualifying safeties.
The Detroit Lions finished second in the NFC North with an 11-5 record. On January 4, 2015, Quin started at free safety and recorded two solo tackles in a 24–20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC Wildcard Game.
On May 14, 2015, it was announced that Quin was selected as the 88th player on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2015. It was his first appearance on the list during his six-year career. Head coach Jim Caldwell retained Quin and James Ihedigbo as the starting safety duo to open the regular season in 2015.
Head coach Jim Caldwell retained Quin as the starting free safety to begin the season, alongside strong safety Tavon Wilson. In Week 9, Quin collected a season-high nine combined tackles during a 22-16 victory at the Minnesota Vikings. On December 4, 2016, he made five combined tackles, a season-high two pass deflections, and intercepted a pass by quarterback Drew Brees in the Lions' 28-13 win at the New Orleans Saints in Week 13. Quin finished the 2016 season with 68 combined tackles (55 solo), five pass deflections, two interceptions, and a forced fumble in 16 games and 16 starts. Quin earned an overall grade of 82.1 from Pro Football Focus, which was the 23rd highest grade among all qualifying safeties in 2016. His coverage grade of 81.1 ranked 21st among safeties.
Quin works with numerous charities including the Ms. Molly Foundation in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The foundation works with victims of domestic violence and Quin has attended charity events and assisted in raising funds for the organization. He also made a donation to help people effected by Hurricane Harvey. He pledged to donate $5,000 for an interception and $100 for a tackle during the 2017 season. Based on his statistics for 2017, his donation totaled $38,400. In 2016, Quin worked with other teammates to donate 36,000 bottles of water to the residents of Flint, Michigan during the Flint water crisis. He also has worked closely with United Way for over nine years and has mentored children and held book readings with groups of kids. Quin also works with Me & the Bees Lemonade and became an angel investor for the charity in 2017.
The Detroit Lions finished the 2016 season second in the NFC North with a 9–7 record. On January 7, 2017, Quin collected six combined tackles and a pass deflection during a 26–6 loss at the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Wildcard Game.
On July 30, 2017, the Detroit Lions signed Quin to a two-year, $13 million contract that includes $10 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $5 million.
On September 24, 2017, Quin collected eight combined tackles, broke up a pass, and returned an interception by Matt Ryan for a 37-yard touchdown in the Lions' 30–26 loss to the Atlanta Falcons in Week 3. It became the second touchdown of his career. In Week 14, Quin collected a season-high nine combined tackles during a 24–22 victory at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He finished the season with 84 combined tackles (60 solo), six pass deflections, four forced fumbles, three interceptions, and a touchdown in 16 games and 16 starts. The Detroit Lions did not qualify for the playoffs after finishing second in the NFC North with a 9-7 record. Pro Football Focus gave Quin an overall grade of 89.0, ranking him fourth among all qualified safeties in 2017.
The 2018 season saw his game slip. Quin finished without an interception for the first time since 2011, and ranked 58th at the position according to ProFootballFocus.
On February 15, 2019, Quin was released by the Lions. He started all 96 regular season games during his six-year career in Detroit.
On July 9, 2019, Quin announced his retirement from the NFL after 10 seasons.
Glover was born in McComb, Mississippi.
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