San Antonio, Texas
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6-3 / 200
Sixth at Baylor in career receptions with 89 ... Has caught a pass in 14-straight games.
2002: Played in all 12 games and started five ... Earned starts against Cal, Kansas State, Texas Tech, Texas and Oklahoma ... Second on team and 10th in the Big 12 with 49 receptions ... Combined with Reggie Newhouse (75 receptions) to give Baylor two players with 40-or-more catches for the first time in 19 years ... After catching seven passes in the season’s first five games, grabbed 42 passes in the last seven games ... Had career-high eight receptions at No. 23 Colorado and matched that total a week later against 20th-ranked Kansas State ... Grabbed six passes for a career-high 82 yards against Oklahoma ... Made six receptions for 67 yards at Texas Tech ... Caught six passes for 73 yards at Oklahoma State ... Made one catch against Kansas, a 41-yard touchdown reception with 1:18 remaining to ignite Baylor’s comeback ... Had five receptions against Texas A&M ... Caught three passes for 24 yards against Tulsa ... Caught a pass in each of the Bears’ 12 games ... Had a 27-yard reception at Cal and a 23-yard grab against Samford ... Also distinguishes himself on the Bears’ punt coverage team, where he was credited with nine solo tackles ... Earned All-America honors as a member of Baylor’s 4x400 relay team that finished second at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Clocked his fastest time of 47.66 in the 400 meters at the Big 12 Championships ... Ran the 200 in 21.70.
2001: Started six of first seven games and finished fourth on the team with 23 receptions ... Missed most of the Oklahoma game with an ankle contusion ... Had a career-high seven receptions for 68 yards against Southern Illinois ... Caught four passes for 34 yards against Nebraska ... Had three receptions for 42 yards at Texas A&M ... Caught three passes for 23 yards against New Mexico ... Scored first touchdown of the season on a 26-yard pass against Oklahoma State ... Did not have a catch at Missouri ... Credited with nine tackles and a forced fumble as the downfield gunner on punt coverage ... Sat out most of spring practice while participating in track ... Top time in the 200 meters was 22.16, while top 400 meter time was 49.02 ... Also had a wind-aided time of 21.90 in the 200.
2000: True freshman finished third on the team with 17 receptions despite missing early parts of the season with a muscle pull ... Played in nine games, missing the North Texas and Iowa State contests ... Scored on three touchdown receptions ... Grabbed a 15-yard scoring strike against Minnesota ... Caught a 42-yard touchdown pass against Missouri ... Scored on a 20-yard pass at Oklahoma State, part of a five-catch effort against the Cowboys ... A member of the AAU track national champion mile relay team.
High School: Holmes High School, San Antonio, Texas ... Named first-team All-Greater San Antonio at both receiver and punter … Listed among Texas' Top 100 by the San Antonio Express-News … Honorable mention all-state … Caught 51 passes for 1,061 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior … Also scored two touchdowns rushing and three on punt returns … Threw for a pair of scores as well … Had 41 receptions for 836 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior … Finished his prep career with 103 receptions for 2,086 yards and 33 touchdowns … Rated among the state's top 15 receivers by Texas Football magazine … Also punted for the Huskies … Ran the anchor leg on Holmes' 4x400-meter relay team that captured the Class 5A state championship in 1999 with a time of 3:14.10 … Coached by David Sanchez.
Personal: Robert Anthony Quiroga ... Born Feb. 7, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas ... Son of Robert and Sally Quiroga ... Majoring in business.
Quiroga’s Career Receiving Stats
YEAR G/GS NO YDS AVG TD LP/OPPONENT
2000 9/0 17 199 11.7 3 42/Missouri
2001 11/6 23 233 10.1 1 26/Oklahoma State
2002 12/5 49 556 11.3 1 41/Kansas
Totals 32/11 89 988 11.1 5 42/Missouri