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Position:  Offensive tackle
College:  Weber State
Spouse  Amy McQuistan
Name  Pat McQuistan
Education  Weber State University

Weight:  317 lb (144 kg)
Role  American football tackle
Siblings  Paul McQuistan
High school:  Lebanon (OR)
Height  1.98 m
Children  Zac McQuistan
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Date of birth:  (1983-04-30) April 30, 1983 (age 32)
Similar People  Paul McQuistan, Jason Garrett, Ken Whisenhunt, Bruce Arians, James Bettcher

Place of birth:  San Diego, California

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Patrick Shawn McQuistan (born April 30, 1983) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Arizona Cardinals and Tennessee Titans. He played college football at Weber State University.


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Early years

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McQuistan attended and played football at Lebanon High School in Lebanon, Oregon, earning second-team All-Valley League honors as a junior defensive lineman. In his last year, he was moved to the offensive line and earned honorable mention All-Valley League honors as an offensive tackle and punter.

College career

McQuistan accepted a scholarship from Weber State University but was declared academically ineligible in 2002. He played baseball for one season at Edmonds Community College. In 2003, he enrolled at Weber State and sat out the season as an academic redshirt.

In 2004, he played in 10 games as a backup offensive tackle and guard. As a senior, he started 11 games at tackle.

Dallas Cowboys (first stint)

McQuistan was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the seventh round (211th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft. He made the team over the previous year starter Rob Petitti. As a rookie, he was declared inactive for the first 15 games of the season.

In 2008, he played mainly on special teams. The next year, he was inactive for the first nine games until Marc Colombo was lost for the season with a broken left fibula, he was activated for the remaining seven games, playing mainly on special teams and as a backup.

During his time with the team he was a backup offensive tackle and played special teams. He was traded to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for a conditional sixth round draft choice on September 3, 2010. The teams were going to switch 2011 sixth-round draft positions if the Dolphins had the worst record (and higher pick), eventually no exchange was made because that condition wasn't met.

Miami Dolphins

In 2010, he appeared in all 16 games with a career-high eight starts for the Miami Dolphins. At the end of the season his contract was due to expire, and the Dolphins chose to not re-sign him, releasing McQuistan to free agency.

Tennessee Titans (first stint)

On August 8, 2011, he signed with the Tennessee Titans and was released on September 2.

New Orleans Saints

McQuistan signed with the New Orleans Saints on September 27, 2011. He played in 10 regular season and 2 playoff games. His contributions came as a blocking tight end and on special teams.

Dallas Cowboys (second stint)

On June 8, 2012, McQuistan was signed by the Dallas Cowboys to provide depth for training camp practices, reuniting with the team for whom he played 3 seasons. He was cut on August 31.

Arizona Cardinals

On September 3, 2012, he was signed by the Arizona Cardinals after offensive linemen Levi Brown and Jeremy Bridges were lost for the season. He was waived on September 25 and later re-signed October 16. He played in 6 games (3 starts) at right guard.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed him on August 6, 2013, the same team for whom his brother Paul played in 2009. He was released on August 30.

Tennessee Titans (second stint)

He signed with the Tennessee Titans on October 30, 2013. He was inactive in two games, before being released on November 12.

Atlanta Falcons

On August 18, 2014, he was signed by the Atlanta Falcons for depth purposes after Sam Baker was placed on the injured reserve list. He was released McQuistan on August 29.

Personal life

His twin brother, Paul McQuistan, also played at Weber State University and in the National Football League.


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