Quentus Cumby is in his sixth season in the 49ers player personnel department as the team’s pro personnel scout.
In his role, Cumby assists the pro scouting department in their evaluation of NFL talent. Cumby is responsible for maintaining current NFL roster boards and depth charts, in addition to coordinating player tryouts and visits to the 49ers facility. During the offseason, he assists in evaluating the team’s roster prior to free agency. Cumby also serves as the 49ers weekly advance scout for the personnel and coaching staffs.
Prior to joining the 49ers, Cumby was a physical education teacher at Ben Franklin Intermediate in Daly City, CA, during the 2005 to 2006 term. He began his teaching career in the fall of 2005 after spending the summer as an intern with the Green Bay Packers player personnel department under Ted Thompson and Reggie McKenzie.
In 2003, Cumby was invited to participate in training camp by the Packers as a free agent safety. One year later, he spent the summer of 2004 playing the position in the Canadian Football League with the Edmonton Eskimos.
Cumby lettered in football and ran track at Cleburne (TX) High School, where he was an all-state free safety in 1999. He went on to earn a football scholarship to the University of Kentucky and was a two-year starter at free safety and cornerback from 1999-02. He graduated in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology.
Cumby resides in Palo Alto, CA, with his wife Liz, and son, Drew.
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