Quan Bray

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Quan Bray
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Bray with the Indianapolis Colts in 2016
Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1993-04-28) April 28, 1993 (age 25)
LaGrange, Georgia
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 186 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: LaGrange (GA) Troup Co.
College: Auburn
Undrafted: 2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2017
Receptions: 6
Receiving yards: 75
Receiving touchdowns: 0
Total return yards: 1,504
Player stats at NFL.com

Quan Bray (born April 28, 1993) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Auburn, and signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2015.

High school career

Quan Bray was ranked as the nation's number 5 athlete by ESPN.com and the 40th overall recruit.[1] He was projected by scouts as a running back, wide receiver, cornerback and safety, and committed to Auburn over Alabama on February 2, 2011.[2] Following his senior year, Bray was selected to the 2011 Under Armour All-America Game.[3]

College career

At Auburn, Bray was a second team coaches all-SEC team as a return specialist in his senior year and was the first player in Auburn history to score a rushing, receiving, and punt return touchdown in the same season.[4]

Professional career

Bray did not receive an invite to the 2015 NFL Combine.

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
5 ft 10 in
(1.78 m)
183 lb
(83 kg)
4.50 s 1.56 s 2.58 s 4.28 s 6.87 s 34 in
(0.86 m)
9 ft 8 in
(2.95 m)
12 reps
All values from Auburn Pro Day[5]

Indianapolis Colts

After going undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, Bray was signed by the Indianapolis Colts on May 5, 2015.[6] During training camp, Bray caught the eye of several Colts coaches.[7]

Bray was waived by the Colts on September 5, 2015 and was signed to the practice squad on September 6, 2015.[8] On October 27, Bray was elevated to the active roster after wide receiver Phillip Dorsett suffered a fractured fibula.[9]

On October 18, 2016, Bray was placed on injured reserve.[10]

On November 7, 2017, Bray was placed on injured reserve.[11] He was released with an injury settlement on December 26, 2017.

Buffalo Bills

Bray at Buffalo Bills training camp in 2018.

On December 30, 2017, Bray was signed to the Buffalo Bills' practice squad.[12] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Bills on January 8, 2018.[13] He was released on August 5, 2018.[14]

Houston Texans

On August 12, 2018, Bray signed with the Houston Texans.[15] He was waived on September 1, 2018.[16]

Career statistics

Career Stats Receiving Kickoff returns Punt returns Fumbles
Season Team G Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Ret Yds Avg Lng TD Ret RetY Avg Lng TD Fum Lost
2015 IND 9 0 0 0.0 0 0 21 570 27.1 60 0 21 166 7.9 33 0 0 0
2016 IND 6 3 36 12.0 22 0 9 231 25.7 39 0 7 58 8.3 20 0 0 0
Total 15 3 36 12.0 22 0 30 801 26.7 60 0 28 224 8.0 33 0 0 0

Personal life

On July 3, 2011, Bray's mother Tonya was murdered by his father, Jeffrey Jones. Jones pled guilty and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.[17]

Bray was arrested in September 2012 on the campus of West Georgia during a traffic stop. He was charged for playing his music too loud and possession of alcohol by a minor.[18]

References

  1. ^ "Quan Bray - Football Recruiting - Player Profiles - ESPN". ESPN.com. 
  2. ^ Pinto, Michael. "4-Star ATH Quan Bray Commits To Auburn Over Alabama, Georgia, Florida and LSU". 
  3. ^ "Tucker: 2011 Under Armour All-America Game roster breakdown". ESPN.com. 13 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "AUBURNTIGERS.COM Quan Bray Bio :: Auburn University Official Athletic Site Auburn University Official Athletic Site :: Football". 
  5. ^ "Quan Bray Draft Profile". nfldraftscout.com. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ Wilkening, Mike (May 4, 2015). "Colts agree with QB Bryan Bennett, 14 other undrafted free agents". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved October 20, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Practice Seven Training Camp Notebook: Injuries Allow For Others To Impress Chuck Pagano". 
  8. ^ "Indianapolis Colts make roster moves, announce more cuts". 5 September 2015. 
  9. ^ Bowen, Kevin (October 27, 2015). "Colts Make Roster Moves, Possible Good News On The Safety Front?". colts.com. Retrieved October 27, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. October 18, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Colts Place Quan Bray On IR; Sign Joey Mbu To Active Roster". Colts.com. November 7, 2017. Archived from the original on November 8, 2017. 
  12. ^ Brown, Chris (December 30, 2017). "Bills sign WR Bray to practice squad". Blogs.BuffaloBills.com. 
  13. ^ Brown, Chris (January 8, 2018). "Bills sign nine practice squad players to reserve/future contracts". BuffaloBills.com. Archived from the original on January 11, 2018. 
  14. ^ Knoblauch, Austin (August 6, 2018). "Browns trade Corey Coleman to Bills for draft pick". NFL.com. Retrieved August 6, 2018. 
  15. ^ Wilson, Aaron (August 12, 2018). "Texans adding WR-KR Quan Bray". Chron.com. 
  16. ^ "TRANSACTIONS: Texans cut roster to 53". HoustonTexans.com. September 1, 2018. 
  17. ^ Erickson, Joel A. (August 2, 2013). "Two years after tragedy, Auburn's Quan Bray carries on his mother's legacy". al.com. Retrieved September 22, 2016. 
  18. ^ "Auburn receiver Quan Bray carries on 2 years after his father shot and killed his mother". foxnews.com. August 3, 2013. Retrieved September 22, 2016. 

External links

  • Indianapolis Colts bio
  • Auburn Tigers bio
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