Quinn Gray is entering his first season as quarterbacks coach at Florida A&M University. Gray brings a wealth of knowledge to the staff as he will mentor the young Rattler signal callers.
Gray began his coaching career at Andrew Jackson High School in Jacksonville, Fla., as head football coach and assistant athletic director. He produced five Duval Academic County All-County honors and two All-Gateway Conference performers. He led the Tigers to their first ever playoff appearance in 2010.
Gray flourished in the Billy Joe/Gulf Coast Offensive Era (1998-2001).
He finished his career as the school’s all-time leader in passing yards (7,378), pass attempts (1,113), pass completions (562) and TD passes (57), and he holds the single-game record for most pass attempts (65 vs. North Carolina A&T in 2001).
He also owns three (3) of the Top 10 single-game passing performances of all-time in FAMU history: 407 yards vs. S.C. State (2001); 390 yards vs. Morgan State (2000) and 388 yards sv. Bethune-Cookman (2000).
He led FAMU to back-to-back MEAC titles in 2000 (9-3) and 2001 (7-4) and consecutive playoff berths (2000, 2001) as a starter. Overall, he was a member of four straight NCAA playoff squads (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001), seeing significant playing time during the 1999 season, which included a memorable playoff run to the national semifinals.
Gray, was signed in 2002 as a free agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he was a backup QB from 2002 to 2007. He also signed and was on the preseason roster with Indianapolis in 2008, but after being released, he signed for the season with Kansas City.
During his second year in the pros (2003), Gray played in NFL Europe, leading the Frankfort (Germany) Galaxy to the NFL Europe championship.
This Fort Lauderdale, Fla., native holds a B.S. degree in Health and Physical Education (2006) from FAMU.Gray is active in the community, serving as a motivational speaker at various inner-city elementary, midde and high schools across the country.
In addition, he serves as director of the annual “Future Legends Foundation” Football and Cheerleaders camp presented by the American Cancer Society.