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    Quinn Baker
    Quinn  Baker

    RS Freshman

    Trout Valley, Ill.

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 185


    2013:Did not see action.

    High School: Starting quarterback at Cary-Grove High School ... Earned Fox Valley All-Conference recognition and was a first-team Daily Herald All-Area selection ... Chicago Tribune All-State special mention ... Missed three and a half games in senior season with an injury but still finished fourth in the area with 1,111 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns, also passing for another seven scores ... Team finished 13-1 in 2012, reaching Illinois 6A state finals ... Against eventual 6A state champion Prairie Ridge, accounted for three TDs (including game-winning touchdown pass on 4th-and-goal) and 152 rushing yards to hand Prairie Ridge its only loss ... Recipient of the Daily HeraldPrep Excellence Award and Bruce Kay Leadership Award ... Also competed as a varsity sprinter on the track team and wrestled for one year ... Illinois State Scholar, Academic All-State and National Honor Society member ... Recognized for having the highest GPA on varsity football team.

    Personal: Born Quinn Robert Baker in Arlington Heights ... Son of Robert and Mary Ellen Baker ... Joins his older brother Hayden on the Wildcats ... Uncle, John Marchese, played football at Iowa (1982-85) and cousin plays football at Maryland ... Quinn is one of only 36 student-athletes selected from across the country to participate in the NFL-Wharton Prep Leadership Program ... Chose Northwestern over Wisconsin and Indiana ... Major is undeclared.