Quinten Lawrence is a wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, who selected him with the 175th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Lawrence played four seasons at McNeese State. Lawrence is 6-feet, 1-inch tall and weighs 175 pounds.
Prep Career
Lawrence was a letterman in football, basketball and track at Carencro High School in Carencro, LA. He was a state champion in the high jump and ran a leg on Carencro's state champion 4x100M relay team.
College Career
Lawrence made an immediate impact at McNeese State, catching 27 passes for 572 and six touchdowns. His 21.2 yards per catch average led the Southland Conference. Lawrence followed that up by catching 29 passes for 479 yards and two touchdowns as a sophomore in 2006. Lawrence's best season at McNeese State came in 2007, when he had 31 receptions for 645 yards and led the team with six touchdowns. He was expected to build on those numbers as a senior, but suffered an ankle injury five games into the 2008 season, ending his season prematurely. In his limited action he had 12 receptions for 209 yards and a touchdown. While at McNeese State, Lawrence also ran for the track team, recording a career-best 10.49 seconds in the 100M dash. Lawrence was invited to participate in the 2009 Texas vs The Nation All-Star Classic but had to decline due to his ankle injury.
NFL Career
Lawrence was selected in the sixth round (175th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. Before the 2009 season, Lawrence signed a three-year/$1.275M contract with Kansas City.

Lawrence was waived by the Chiefs on Oct. 24, 2009, but added to the practice squad three days later. He was promoted to the active roster on Nov. 28, 2009. After being waived again on Dec. 19, 2009, he was re-signed on Dec. 22, 2009.