Open main menu

Quinton Arnaz Dial (born July 21, 1990) is a former American football nose tackle . He played college football at Alabama, and was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Green Bay Packers.

Quinton Dial
refer to caption
Dial with the San Francisco 49ers in 2014
No. 92
Position:Nose tackle
Personal information
Born: (1990-07-21) July 21, 1990 (age 29)
Andalusia, Alabama
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:318 lb (144 kg)
Career information
High school:Clay-Chalkville (AL)
College:Alabama
NFL Draft:2013 / Round: 5 / Pick: 157
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2017
Total tackles:145
Sacks:4.5
Pass deflections:5
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com

High school careerEdit

He attended Clay-Chalkville High School, where he played for the Clay-Chalkville Cougars high school football team. He was named as the 2008 ASWA's 6A Defensive Lineman of the Year.[1] He was selected to the second-team All-State honors from The Birmingham News.[1] He was ranked as the 33rd defensive tackle prospect by Rivals.com.[2]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Quinton Dial
Defensive tackle
Pinson, Alabama Clay-Chalkville High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 308 lb (140 kg) 5.1 Jan 9, 2009 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN grade: 79
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 48 (DT)   Rivals: 33 (DT)  247Sports: 37 (DT)  ESPN: 28 (DT)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2009 Alabama Football Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  • "2009 Alabama Football Recruiting Commits". Scout.com. Retrieved 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  • "2009 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

College careerEdit

 
Dial playing for Alabama in 2012.

He played College football at East Mississippi Community College for his freshman and sophomore seasons. He spent his junior and senior seasons the University of Alabama. In his final two seasons at the University of Alabama, He finished with a total of 46 tackles, 2.5 sacks.[3] His ferocity of play was illustrated by a hit he made on Georgia quarterback, Aaron Murray, on January 12, 2012. During another victory for Nick Saban's Alabama team, the Georgia quarterback threw an interception and, for the duration of that play, he became a blocker. Quinton Dial recognized the opportunity and leveled the quarterback with a late hit that wasn't called by the officials.

Professional careerEdit

San Francisco 49ersEdit

On April 27, 2013, Dial was selected in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. On August 27, 2013, he was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list.[4] During his rookie season in 2013, he played 3 games making 1 tackle. He helped the 49ers reached the NFC Championship game where they lost to the eventual Super Bowl champ Seattle Seahawks. In 2014, he gained more playing time as a defensive tackle and played 14 games making 30 tackles with 2 sacks and 1 pass defended. In 2015, he started 15 games with 59 tackles, 2.5 sacks, and 1 pass defended.

On February 24, 2016, Dial signed a three-year contract extension with 49ers.[5]

On September 2, 2017, Dial was released by the 49ers.[6]

Green Bay PackersEdit

On September 5, 2017, Dial signed with the Green Bay Packers.[7]

NFL career statisticsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season Team Games Tackles
GP GS Total Solo Ast Sck Int
2013 SF 3 0 1 1 0 0.0 0
2014 SF 14 6 30 21 9 2.0 0
2015 SF 15 15 59 32 27 2.5 0
2016 SF 14 11 36 24 12 0.0 0
2017 GB 13 2 19 12 7 0.0 0
Total 59 36 145 90 55 4.5 0
Source: NFL.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Alabama Crimson Tide profile". rolltide.com. Archived from the original on December 19, 2012.
  2. ^ "Quinton Dial Rivals.com Profile". rivals.yahoo.com.
  3. ^ "Quinton Dial College Statistics". sports-reference.com.
  4. ^ Brinson, Will (August 27, 2013). "2013 NFL Roster Cuts: Tracking teams down to 75 Tuesday". CBSSports.com. Retrieved September 6, 2013.
  5. ^ "49ers Sign DT Quinton Dial to Contract Extension". 49ers.com. February 24, 2016.
  6. ^ "49ers Cut Roster Down to 53 Players". 49ers.com. September 2, 2017.
  7. ^ "Packers sign DT Quinton Dial". Packers.com. September 5, 2017.

External linksEdit