Quincy Roche participates in the NFL as an outside linebacker for the New York Giants. At 1.91 meters tall, he weighs 111 kilograms. In football, he played tight end and defensive end while a student at New Town High School. He pledged to play college football for Temple University after graduating from high school.
In collegiate football for the Temple Owls from 2016 through 2019, he played. Between the two times, he recorded 137 tackles and 26 sacks. In 2019 the American Athletic Conference named him defensive player of the year, and after he had 13 sacks, Sports Illustrated named him an All-American.
Before the 2020 season, he transferred to the University of Miami, where he played football for the Miami Hurricanes. Roche was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 216th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He inked the Steelers’ four-year rookie contract in May 2021. On August 31, 2021, he was discharged.
He was picked up off waivers by the New York Giants the following day. He was released in August 2022 but was immediately added to the Giants practice squad. He was promoted off the practice squad on September 10, 2022, in time to play against the Tennessee Titans in week 1. Oct. 22, 2022 saw his addition to the active roster.
When Was Quincy Roche Drafted?
Quincy Roche was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 216th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft.