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Glover Quin (CB)
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 204
College: New Mexico
Conference: Mountain West
Hometown: Summit, MS
High School: North Pike
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Selected by: Houston Texans
Round: 4
Pick (Overall): 12 (112)
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Pick Analysis: New Mexico always produces one or two guys each year who play well. Quin was a three-year starter and has good speed and jumping ability. He's got confidence and at this point in the draft, he brings good value. He adds depth to a Texans' secondary that has struggled to come together in recent years.
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Overview

Came into his own as a senior as the Lobos' No. 1 cornerback, replacing DeAndre Wright (injury). He garnered first-team All-Mountain West honors after compiling 53 tackles, 4.5 for loss, five interceptions and 11 pass breakups. He was honorable mention all-conference his first two seasons, credited with two picks and 20 pass breakups. Started his career at Southwest Mississippi Junior College, redshirting his first season with a broken right arm. Quin's physical nature makes him a natural zone corner or free safety.


Junior College

SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI CC: Posted 40 tackles, eight pass deflections, two interceptions and a TD in 2005 for head coach Dom Green ... Broke his right arm the second game of the 2004 season and missed the remainder of the year.


High School

A 2004 graduate of North Pike HS in Summit...four-year letterman in football and basketball, and he was the Jaguar's team MVP in both sports as a senior...totaled 2,552 rushing yards, 224 tackles and 13 interceptions in his prep career...played for head c


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Analysis

Positives: Adequate height and very solid overall build for a corner or free safety. ... Has the strength to jam on the line. ... Likes contact, will bring his hips and wrap up in the open field. ... Good awareness, reads screens, play action and misdirection. ... High-points the football and had good hands for the interception. ... Breaks up passes by jumping routes or fighting for the ball in the air. ... Returned 10 kickoffs for 323 yards as a senior and can be dangerous running back interceptions. ... Played through pain and returned quickly from groin surgery during junior season. ... Physical runner on returns -- goes straight upfield, is willing to take a hit and can bounce off to get additional yardage.


Negatives: Some teams will grade him as a safety and cornerback "tweener." ... Does not have great straight-line or recovery speed. ... Best when attacking the play in front of him. ... Will throw his shoulder to make a hit instead of wrapping up. ... Lacks great height and vertical leap to challenge tall NFL receivers. ... Inconsistent getting off receiver blocks on the edge. ... Lacks great quickness, vision or speed on returns.


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