Mike Quick

Michael Anthony Quick (born May 14, 1959) is a former American football wide receiver. He played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) with the Philadelphia Eagles for nine seasons, from 1982 to 1990. Quick played college football at North Carolina State University.

Mike Quick
No. 82
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1959-05-14) May 14, 1959 (age 61)
Hamlet, North Carolina
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Richmond Senior
(Rockingham, North Carolina)
College:North Carolina State
NFL Draft:1982 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:363
Receiving yards:6,464
Receiving touchdowns:61
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Playing careerEdit

A surprise first-round pick by the Eagles in the 1982 NFL Draft, Quick developed into a five-time Pro Bowler, selected consecutively from 1983 to 1987. He led the NFL in receiving yards in 1983 with 1,409 and finished second in 1985 with a total of 1,247. On November 10, 1985, Mike Quick caught a 99-yard touchdown pass from Ron Jaworski in overtime (an Eagles team record, and tied with eleven other QB-WR combos as an NFL record), as the Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons in the game. He retired because of severe patella tendinitis.

Personal lifeEdit

Quick is currently a color commentator for Philadelphia Eagles radio broadcasts on WTEL 610 AM and WIP-FM 94.1 along with Merrill Reese. He resides in Marlton, New Jersey. His son Ronson played basketball at Assumption College from 2009 to 2012.

Quick appears as Coach Ike Fast, an assistant football coach, at fictional William Penn Academy in Jenkintown, PA, in Season 5, Episode 14, of the ABC-TV sitcom The Goldbergs. The episode originally aired on February 28, 2018 in honor of the Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl LII 41-33 win over the New England Patriots.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "'The Goldbergs' celebrate Philadelphia Eagles with special episode". Retrieved April 29, 2020.

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