Former SMU huge receiver Trey Quinn just isn’t a large fan of being labeled as “Mr. Irrelevant,” a tag that is bestowed upon the ultimate resolve of an NFL draft.
Quinn obtained that nickname after being chosen by the Washington Redskins with the 256th resolve throughout the 2018 NFL Draft.
Whereas appreciative of the possibility to play throughout the NFL, Quinn instructed television station KPLC that he feels the label just isn’t related given all that he’s accomplished in life. He led the NCAA with a imply of eight.eight receptions per sport remaining season, holds the all-time nationwide highschool doc for career receiving yards and even pitched a no-hitter throughout the 2008 Little League World Sequence.
“It’s most likely essentially the most ironic title for me,” Quinn acknowledged. “I went by means of my career and I set every doc that I stepped foot in at every place. I really feel I is more likely to be most likely essentially the most associated, (Mr.) Irrelevant ever. I’ve a chip on my shoulder. All individuals’s going to see it.”
Quinn started his college career at LSU and left after two years for SMU. After a redshirt yr in 2016, he led FBS with 114 catches in 2017 and had 13 touchdowns for the Mustangs.
“Trey Quinn is a extremely thrilling prospect,” Redskins coach Jay Gruden acknowledged. “He caught loads of balls, did some punt returns. He’s an superior chance route runner, good actually really feel throughout the zones. Sturdy palms. Good bodily blocker. Good after the catch.”
Quinn can have a possibility in order so as to add to the Redskins’ receiver depth behind Josh Doctson, Jamison Crowder and Paul Richardson. Mr. Irrelevant moreover has experience as a kick returner.