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Fins sign O-lineman with a history [Updated]

The Dolphins have signed interior offensive lineman JD Quinn and will announce the addition early next week.

Quinn is, um, interesting for a handful of reasons:

He was at the team's rookie minicamp last weekend on a tryout basis after going undrafted out of Montana. He impressed coaches and general manager Jeff Ireland enough that they tried to get to know him and his personality more so they could feel comfortable with him on the team.

And the Dolphins needed to feel comfortable with Quinn because of  his past.

Quinn was arrested in May of 2008 for a DUI violation and was temporarily suspended from the Montana football team. It was Quinn's second DUI arrest in less than a year because he was similarly arrested in July 2007 in Missoula.

The arrests were settled in court when Quinn pleaded guilty to per se drunken driving, wherein a defendant admits to driving with a blood alcohol level greater than the Montana legal limit of .08 but does not admit to driving while intoxicated. The May 2008 arrest was settled when Quinn pleaded guilty to a mudflap violation -- the reason he was stopped in the first place -- and the drunk driving charge was dropped. The court then sentenced Quinn to 10 days in jail, with all the time suspended, and ordered him to complete an alcohol dependency program.

But, believe it or not, that's not really Quinn's claim to fame, or infamy if that's how you look at things. Quinn, Oklahoma Sooners fans might recall, was dismissed from that team in August of 2006 and lost a year of eligibility for his connection in a car dealership scandal that included starting quarterback Rhett Bomar, who also was tossed from the team and transferred to Sam Houston State.

Quinn accepted $8,137 from the Norman, OK., Chevy dealership but never did any work there. That's an NCAA violation related to undue benefits and the governing body came down hard on the Sooners, forcing the the school to vacate eight victories, give up two scholarships, and also extending a previous probationary period.

Quinn became something of a villian among Oklahoma fans when he showed little regard for his old school in the taped phone conversation below.

Quinn, 6-4 and 300 pounds, will work at guard and center for the Dolphins.

[Update: Beat writer Jeff Darlington sends me this link that shows Quinn was also arrested for DUI in 2005. Quinn was 19-years-old at the time of this first arrest (assuming there weren't others earlier). The legal drinking age in Oklahoma at the time was 21 years old. So do the math, that's three DUI arrests for Quinn the last four years.] 

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I'm out have a great Saturday all Dolphin Fans
And may God Bless the great US of A
and God Bless the Miami Dolphins
From 1-15 to 11-5; next from 11-5 to SB champs? could be...I beleive in my Dolphins!

Here's a couple videos of this guy...


two facts,
nj has his own views
D4life has his own views

now both of say no more of crap talk and say some thing nice,

Dolphins4life. Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeessssssssss!

15. that's the best thing anybody said so far.

yeeeeeeeeess, Mr Bunglito is in the house trying to find me to talk football ,but i have a Q for him. is spoiledbottom a man or a woman ?

Dear Mr. or Mrs. Zoro

"Is spoiledbottom a man or a woman ?"


Soiled :)

The trifecta are checking out this guy because he was top OL prospect out of HS.

yeeessssss,soiledupper is in da house and he's a women

To jod,

shut your yap you punk!!!!!!!!!!!!

I talk like a retarddddddd. Yesssssss. Wowzzzzz

Wasn't 9/11 orchestrated by the American government to get the un-assuming general public to back a modern crusade to the middle east?


two facts,
nj has his own (wrong)views
D4life has his own (correct)views

its like nobody here want to talk about the fins.

And that makes me Sad......

You shut up Don't Believe!

yeah, you don't know anything Don't Believe, I'm with illuminati!

Is this Quinn guy pretty good? Never heard of him, but give him a chance.

no free landshark beer for this degenerate drunk!

It is useless to argue such things, your time would be better spent preparing yourself and others for December 21, 2012.

The guy who posted at 3:14pm as stapog is gopats spelled backwards. Pretty wierd huh.

The hell u say?


Is that when a Republican becomes President. Ugghhhhhh!

Rexryansuks is mad cause nj and D4life aren't fighting any more to please his venom,last 6 posts after ZORO.are the same person aka dfan aka carlito aka ace aka MORELITO and many more.

p.s.....we got you rexryan


Guys im at bed bath and beyond could u guys help me out do u think this rack would look good in my room.

Clyde, my friend, this day will be much bigger than Republican/ Democrat.


you are not very good at figuring out who is who.


You are correct. Jod is an idiot and he is very sorry.

jod i will eat your children.


You don't get it. No one ever can know who they are talking to. I am Dfan but what does that mean? You lump my name with a list of other twerps that make no sense. Let me try you might aka gopats,jetsrock, carlito, maarc, rex, or whatever. It just doesn't matter.


Better yet I could post again to say a fake Dfan just posted. Which one is true? Silly to worry about it.

dfan, good try ...look at your post of today before 8;00 am and try some other idiot, how come you are here all of sudden, i tell you why...cause you are rex, last 10 names you signed with.....bty no one is coming to take your bait mr VENOM.

p.s....try another trick


You just do not understand. Maybe you are the venom that you speak of jack.

i love what i see,all of sudden three agree with each other ,here are their names........gary 1 1/2------morelito....and dfan .just perfect,they all come to agree with each other cause they all the same venom person ,rexryansucks aka carlito. KISS ON BOTH CHEEKS FOR YOU CARLITO


The funny thing is that I have nothing to do with Morielito and Gary 1 1/2. If I agree with what you say will you include your name to this list. Those two that you mentioned who you are and are probably laughing about it. How do I know you are jod? Who cares? You might be gopats or some other worthless piece of crop.

you see 10 new names all of sudden show up for a reason,the venom in action this is my last comment today on it,now all these names can talk to each other w/love

This Jod individual sounds like a very paranoid and creepy person

Jod, why don't learn to spell? There is no morelito.


You are correct. Ooops I agreed with you. Now your name will be added to my that list. Becareful

martin, new name again

I am not the evil Rexryansux. He doesn't like latinos like me, much less people from Golfito.

Jod, I am sure you are a good person, just a little troubled. I know you have good judgement because you are a Dolphins fan, now, if you could only use that good judgement to see that everyone on this blog is not one person with many names out to get you ( I know, sounds crazy, right?). I will pray for you in hopes that one day, you will become less creepy.

Carlito de Golfito

Hey maybe jod is connected to RexRyanSucks. Let us add him to the list.

You should not have done this. The almighty jod will connect you to...can I say it...us. OMG

NJ PHIN FAN = jod....ok ok I am just kidding

Names Jod has used today:

Barack Stalin

when will the madness stop?

Carlito you are correct! Oh man. I just connected your name to the list. Sorry man

Jod, by the way, good move spelling marielito wrong when you talked about him so people wouldn't expect anything. You are the master!

i miss the name CLYDE, where's he ? oh .on the top of the page and what about the name QUEZTALCOACHTL ,you used 10 minutes ago or MAKAVEILI.

p.s....i love it when i see all the names i put down as rex the venom are here to answer, that's funny but if you are the same person ,then it can happen.


What do you think about Landshark Beer? I think it is cheap, imitation Corona that tastes even more like urine than the original!


Maybe jod is hispanic. El es un lambe huevo.


I ask you, where is rex? I don't smell anything in the air. I haven't seen his name all day. I think you are truly infatuated with Rex so much that you honestly hope and wish that everyone you speak to is him.


I guess Landshark is ok. As far as the taste of urine go ask jod.

Its funny when people are wrong. Except when Cam Cameron was wrong, that wasn't funny at all.

You guys should leave Jod alone, he's not so bad. You do like the Dolphins don't you Jod?

Here is my list. gopats=jetsrock=jod and some others I forgot

Rex, are you there?

How did he come up with Jod. I think he was trying for God..oh but wait he doesn't believe in God.

carlito proved that he's rex the venom cause he said that i am all these people who signed today and out of over looking he included REXRYANSUCK as one who signed today but he didn't ,so put all his venom names together to blame me, sicko of big order.
p.s......i love it when he puts stalin on the list cause i made peace between nj and D4 life .so the venom has no where to hide

Carlito might be the Menace for all I know. If so How are you Menace? If not sorry. We just do not know if at this point it is really jod. It will be another name in a couple of days.

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