CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 7/24/21.
2021: Meinerz, who was selected by the Broncos in the third round (98th overall), appeared in 15 games (9 starts) (8 at RG; 1 at LG) during his rookie campaign... Made his NFL debut in a reserve role vs. NYJ (9/26)... Made first career start and opened the game at left guard vs. Bal. (10/3)... Collected second career start and opened his first career game at right guard vs. Phi. (11/14)... Started the final eight games of the season at right guard.
COLLEGE: Meinerz's 2020 collegiate season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic... Started all 15 games played for Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2019, earning All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Associated Press and American Football Coaches Association first-team honors... Helped the Warhawks lead the WIAC in rushing (195.7 ypg) and first downs (310), while averaging 30.1 points and 376.7 yards per game... Aided the team in advancing to Stagg Bowl XLVII, the Division-III national championship game... Won the team's Glen Wills Offensive Lineman Award along with the Most Valuable Player award... Named to WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll... Opened all 14 games for the Warhawks during his sophomore season in 2018... Named first team All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and was a National Strength and Conditioning Association All-American for his commitment to strength and conditioning... Helped the team lead the conference in scoring (39.2 ppg), rushing (240.5 ypg) and total offense (435.8 ypg), while ranking in the top 25 in scoring, first downs (260) and passing yards per completion (15.1)... Played two games during his true freshman season in 2017... Named to the WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll.
PERSONAL: Meinerz attended Hartford (Wis.) Union High School, where he was named honorable mention all state for offensive and defensive linemen during his tenure... Competed in football, track & field and wrestling... Participated in the 2021 Senior Bowl... Quinn Meinerz was born on Nov. 15, 1998, in Hartford, Wis.