- Name: Quentin Groves
- Age at Death: 32 years old
- Height: 6ft 3in (191 cm)
- Occupation: Football Player
- Net Worth: US $500 Thousand
- Status: Deceased
Quentin Groves was an American professional football player. He stood at 6ft 3in tall and played the linebacker position. He played for the Auburn Tigers before making his NFL debut with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2008. Groves was born on July 5, 1984 in Greenville, Mississippi. His parents were Barbara and Bennett Groves. He had two younger siblings, Antonial and Bennett. Groves attended Greenville Weston High School followed by Auburn University. He graduated in 2006 with a degree in criminology.
Groves began his football career at Greenville Weston under coach Phil Short. He was also competitive in basketball, track and powerlifting. Groves was a 4-year starter at Weston. He played both defensive line and tight end. He finished his senior year with 86 tackles, 22 sacks and 3 fumble recoveries. He also caught three passes for 175 yards and two touchdowns at the tight end position. His high school honors include All-USA second team selection, and Orland Sentinel Super Southern 100. He was rated among the top-3 defensive end by ESPN.
Groves played with the Auburn Tigers from 2004 to 2007. He was redshirted as a freshman. He played a total of 49 games with 23 starts. He recorded 117 tackles, 26 sacks and 8 forced fumbles throughout his college career. Groves earned All-SEC First Team honors his junior year. He was a top-10 finalist for the ARA Sportsmanship Award in 2007. Groves was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the 52 overall pick in the 2008 NFL draft. He was traded to the Oakland Raiders in 2010 and he played for the Arizona Cardinals in 2012. He was also signed briefly with the Cleveland Browns, Houston Texans, Tennessee Titans and the Buffalo Bills.
Quentin Groves died on October 15, 2016 at the age of 32. His reported cause of death was heart attack. He was in Trinidad celebrating his daughter’s birthday at the time of his death. Groves married ‘Treska Baptiste’ in July 2006. They had two children, Que’Mani Kassan Shiloh and Que’Jaah. Groves net worth stood at $500 thousand. His 2014 contract with the Tennessee Titans was valued at $730,000. He had signed a 1-year $745,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills in August 2015 but was released a month later.
Quentin Groves Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Quentin Groves
- Birthday: July 5, 1984
- Place of Birth: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 3in (191 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Football Player
- Years Active: 2008-2016
- Net Worth 2017: US $500 Thousand
- Marriage(s): Treska Baptiste
- Death-O-Meter: Dead
- Died: October 15, 2016
- Cause of Death: Heart Attack
- Place of Death: Trinidad