39  Quincy Stephenson
Quincy Stephenson


Memphis, TN

High School:
East HS

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 169

Defensive Back

Selected as the first player to wear the number "39" since the 1977 season when former Tiger Bill Crumby sustained a broken neck in a game against Southern Mississippi ... Serves as one of two student members of the University's Athletic Committee ... Enters the fall of 2001 as the backup to Marcus Smith at field corner ... Had one interception in the Blue-Gray game and returned it 49 yards for the defense ... Will also work on the Memphis special teams ...

2000: Earned his second letter working as a defensive back and as a member of the Tiger special teams ... Appeared in all 11 games for Memphis in 2000 ... Played a key role for the Tigers in the win over Louisiana-Monroe game ... Blocked an Indian punt that Memphis turned into seven points ... Was credited with an 18-yard punt return for his punt block ... Logged tackles against Army, Houston, Tennessee and Tulane ... Was credited with two tackles as a defensive back in the Tulane contest ... Finished the season with five stops and one blocked kick ... Participated in 138 special teams plays during the 2000 season ...Earned his first varsity letter in 1999 working as a special teams member and defensive back ... Opened the 1999 season as a flanker but was moved to the secondary due to a number of injuries ... Worked as a field corner in spring drills ... Had two tackles and three pass breakups in the Blue-Gray game ... 1999:A walk-on candidate for the flanker position who lettered after appearing in eight games as a special teams member and as a receiver and defensive back ... Was credited with four tackles as a special teams member and also registered a blocked kick ... Opened the season as a flanker but was moved to the secondary after injuries began to take a toll on the Memphis depth chart ... Saw most of his playing time in the final three games of the season ... Had his finest performance of the season against Southern Mississippi ... Was credited with two tackles and a blocked kick against the Golden Eagles ... Blocked kick went through the end zone for a Memphis safety and the Tigers' first points of the game ... Had two solo tackles in the season finale against Cincinnati ... Became a fan favorite after his appearance in the Memphis season ticket commercial that aired during the summer of 1999 ... Worked as a back-up at flanker in the spring ... Caught a touchdown pass from Garrick Hrivnak in the first scrimmage of the spring ...

1998: The smallest member of the Tiger football team ... Spent the fall of 1998 working as a flanker for the Tiger scout team offense ...

Prep: Played high school football at East High School in Memphis ... Worked as a running back in 1997 ... Finished the 1997 season with 73 carries for 513 yards and four touchdowns ... Was ranked 10th in Region 8-4A in rushing ... Had 156 yards rushing in the Northside game ... Totaled 123 yards rushing against South Side High ...

Born: 9/3/79.

Stephenson's Statistics

Defense G/S UT AT Tot. FR Int Loss Sack
1999 8/0 3 1 4 0 0 0-0 0-0
2000 11/0 5 0 5 0 0 0-0 0-0
Total 19/0 8 1 9 0 0 0-0 0-0

Stephenson's Career Highs

Most Tackles/Game: 2 vs Army & Cincicnnati ('99) & Tulane ('00)
Most Solo Tackles/Game: 2 vs Cincinnati ('99) & Tulane ('00)
Most Assisted Tackles/Game: 1 vs Southern Miss ('99)
Most Blocked Kicks/Game: 1 vs Southern Miss ('99) & LA-Monroe ('00)

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