Quinn Early

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Quinn Early
No. 88, 89
Position:Wide Receiver
Personal information
Born: (1965-04-13) April 13, 1965 (age 54)
West Hempstead, New York
Career information
NFL Draft:1988 / Round: 3 / Pick: 60
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receiving Yards:6,448
Player stats at NFL.com

Quinn Remar Early (born April 13, 1965 in West Hempstead, New York) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the third round of the 1988 NFL Draft. A 6'0", 188 lb (85 kg). wide receiver from the University of Iowa, Early played in 12 NFL seasons from 1988 to 1999. His best year as a pro came during the 1995 season as a member of the New Orleans Saints when he caught 81 passes for 1,087 yards and 8 touchdowns.

Quinn Early played high school football at Great Neck South High School. He currently teaches Choy Li Fut Kung Fu in San Diego at White Dragon Martial Arts [1] and has written and published in Inside Kung Fu magazine.[2]

In January 2013, Early was one of several professionals named as part of a mentoring program to assist with former #1 overall draft pick JaMarcus Russell's potential comeback to the NFL.[3]

On September 8, 2018 Quinn Early fulfilled a promise to his mother, Ann Early to publish her book, Bryant Acres.

On September 25, 2018 Quinn Early became the first human being to heli bungee out a helicopter over the Grand Canyon. This jump, to prepare Will Smith's team for his Birthday Jump for charity that was streamed on Facebook and YouTube to an audience of millions was first tested by Will's stunt double, Quinn Early. Quinn had only done his first test, heli jump days earlier in California but felt confident about his assignment to "trouble shoot" the bungee chord and technical aspects of his jump over the Grand Canyon for Will Smith.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 7, 2008. Retrieved March 24, 2016.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved August 12, 2009.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Kristian Dyer (January 22, 2013). "NFL draft bust JaMarcus Russell is attempting a comeback". Yahoo.com.

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