Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring, 2012)
Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2013)
Senior receiver Quincy Enunwa was a leader for Nebraska on and off the field throughout the 2013 season. With a strong senior season, Enunwa put his name among the elite receivers in Nebraska football history.
One of four team captains, Enunwa caught 51 passes for a team-high 753 yards and a Nebraska record 12 touchdowns. Enunwa closed his season with two touchdown receptions in the Gator Bowl victory over Georgia, including a school-record 99-yard touchdown reception. Enunwa’s 12 touchdown receptions bettered the previous school record of 11 by Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Rodgers.
The 753 receiving yards ranked ninth in school history, while his 51 catches tied for eighth on the NU single-season list. With 51 receptions in 2013, Enunwa has become one of just five players in school history with a pair of 40-catch seasons, joining teammate Kenny Bell, Johnny Rodgers, Nate Swift and Terrence Nunn.
Enunwa started every game, and caught at least three passes in 12 of 13 games in 2013, including a career-high seven catches at Michigan. Enunwa also surpassed 50 receiving yards seven times during his senior season, capped by a career-high 129 receiving yards in the Gator Bowl victory. In addition to his receiving skills, Enunwa is known for his physicality as a perimeter blocker, helping fuel the NU rushing attack.
Enunwa and Bell teamed to give Nebraska one of the Big Ten’s top receiving duos, and also one of the most prolific receiving tandems in school history. In the process both players have made big leaps on the Huskers’ career receiving lists.
Enunwa finish his Husker career in the top 10 on both the receiving yardage and receptions list. Enunwa finished sixth in school history with 115 receptions, while his 1,526 yards rank seventh on the career list.
2013 (Senior) Wyoming: Caught touchdown passes of three and seven yards in the second half... entered the game with three career touchdowns... finished the game with three catches for 27 yards. Southern Miss: Caught a 16-yard touchdown pass for his third touchdown reception of the season... finished the night with a team-high five catches for a team-high 58 yards. UCLA: Caught touchdown passes of 11 and 14 yards in the first quarter... marked his second game this season with two touchdown receptions... finished the day with three catches for 39 yards. SDSU: Caught six passes for 78 yards. Illinois: Became the 22nd player in school history with 1,000 career receiving yards... eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark with a 26-yard reception in the first quarter... finished the day with four catches for a season-high 80 yards... caught a three-yard TD pass in the first quarter to give Nebraska a 14-0 lead. Purdue: Had four receptions for 72 yards, including an eight-yard TD reception... touchdown catch was his seventh of the season. Minnesota: Had three receptions for 46 yards... also rushed the ball once for four yards. Northwestern: Tied a then-career high with six receptions for 67 yards, including a three-yard TD catch... touchdown reception was his eighth of the season, tying him for fourth on the Nebraska single-season TD receptions list. Michigan: Caught a career-high seven passes for 69 yards. Michigan State: Went without a catch, ending a streak of 23 straight games with a catch. Penn State: Had a 27-yard touchdown reception for his ninth TD catch of the season... finished the game with three receptions for 42 yards. Iowa: Had three receptions for 46 yards, including a 15-yard TD reception... 10 touchdown receptions are tied for second on the NU season TD receptions list. Georgia: Had a career day and earned Gator Bowl MVP honors in NU win... finished the game with four catches for a career-high 129 yards.... Caught two touchdown passes, including a 5-yard TD in second quarter to give NU a 7-3 lead... hauled in a 99-yard TD in third quarter to give Nebraska a 24-12 lead... reception was the longest play from scrimmage in Nebraska history and the longest pass play in the history of bowl games.
2012 (Junior) Enunwa started all 14 games as a junior, and caught at least one pass in every contest, with five games with at least four receptions. He caught a career-high six passes against both Southern Miss and Northwestern and had a career-best 110 receiving yards against the Wildcats.
Enunwa opened the year in strong fashion with then-career highs of six catches for 70 yards against Southern Miss. He caught a combined five passes the following two weeks against UCLA and Arkansas State, then made the most of his one catch against Idaho State, hauling in a 35-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter.
After combining for three catches in the opening two games of Big Ten play, Enunwa produced his best game as a Husker with a career-high 110 yards on a career-high-tying six catches. Enunwa was Martinez’s favorite target in the fourth quarter, as he had four catches for 74 yards on NU’s two fourth-quarter scoring drives to rally from 12 points down for a 29-28 win.
Enunwa caught two passes against Michigan, then had three catches for 37 yards at Michigan State, including a 22-yarder on NU’s game-winning drive in the final minute. Enunwa had four catches for 65 yards against Minnesota, then tied for the team lead with five receptions for 51 yards in the Big Ten title game. Enunwa closed the year with two receptions against Georgia.
2011 (Sophomore) Enunwa was one of six receivers who saw the majority of the playing time in 2011, and he played in every game and made seven starts. Enunwa finished with 21 receptions for 293 yards and two touchdowns. He had a career-high four catches for a career-best 58 yards in the opener against Chattanooga, including a 31-yard catch in the first quarter.
Enunwa made two big plays in a 42-29 win over Fresno State. He caught a 16-yard TD pass in the third quarter to give NU a 21-20 lead. Earlier in the game, Enunwa caused a fumble following a Taylor Martinez interception, and Nebraska recovered to prevent a Bulldog scoring opportunity.
Enunwa had a 30-yard catch at Wyoming and a 29-yarder at Wisconsin, both of which set up Husker touchdowns. Enunwa made his fourth catch of at least 25 yards against Ohio State, grabbing a career-long 36-yard catch for a third-quarter touchdown to pull NU within 27-20. Nebraska rallied for a 34-27 win after trailing by 21 points in the second half. Enunwa added multi-catch games in each of the final four regular-season games, including three each against both Michigan and Iowa. He had a 19-yard catch in the fourth quarter against the Hawkeyes to set up the game-sealing touchdown.
2010 (Freshman) Enunwa played in 10 games as a true freshman, including each of the final five contests. He had a 10-yard reception in the season opener against Western Kentucky.
Before Nebraska (Rancho Verde HS) Enunwa was a key offensive weapon for Coach Pete Duffy's 11-1 Rancho Verde team that advanced to the second round of the California state playoffs. Enunwa caught more than 40 passes for approximately 600 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior. His play earned him first-team All-Inland Valley League honors, and he was selected to play in the Inland Empire All-Star Game.
Enunwa first exploded as a threat in 2008, when he was also a key part of the Rancho Verde offense. Enunwa was ranked among the nation's top 70 wide receivers by Rivals.com and among the top 85 players in the state of California by the recruiting service.
In addition to his football talents, Enunwa was also an accomplished high jumper, finishing third in the league with a jump of 6-5. Enunwa also visited Washington State.
Personal Quincy is the son of Henry and Ngozi Enunwa and was born on May 31, 1992. He is an economics major and was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll this spring. Enunwa has volunteered with the Husker Heroes program and team hospital visits.
Enunwa's Career Statistics
10 vs. W. Kentucky
36 vs. Ohio State
35 vs. Idaho State
99 vs. Georgia
99 vs. Georgia
Single-Game Highs » Receptions - 7 at Michigan (2013) » Yards - 129 vs. Georgia (2014 Gator Bowl) » Touchdowns - 2 vs. Wyoming (2013), vs. UCLA (2013), vs. Georgia (2014 Gator Bowl)
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