Another Lobo In The Pros - Quillen Signs Free Agent Contract With Miami
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  08/06/2009
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Aug. 6, 2009

Former University of New Mexico fullback Matt Quillen signed a free agent contract with the Miami Dolphins today. One of the best blocking fullbacks in UNM history, Quillen helped clear the way for a 1,000-yard rusher in each of his four seasons (2005-08). The Albuquerque La Cueva product started 25 of his 46 career games and graduated in December of 2008 with a degree in Criminology.

Quillen, who was given No. 40 by the Dolphins, is the 12th Lobo currently on an NFL training camp roster. The rest of the list includes:

WR Hank Baskett - Philadelphia Eagles

LB Quincy Black - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

OL Devin Clark - Washington Redskins

OT Ryan Cook - Minnesota Vikings

RB Rodney Ferguson - Tennessee Titans

OT Terrance Pennington - New York Giants

CB Glover Quin - Houston Texans

WR Marcus Smith - Baltimore Ravens

OL Robert Turner - New York Jets

LB Brian Urlacher - Chicago Bears

CB DeAndre Wright - New York Giants