UTAH: All-conference candidate is a quick, elusive runner ... extremely strong, he is hard to solo-tackle ... Utah's fastest running back runs a 4.53 40 ... 430-pound bench press in March testing was the best on the team ... 545-pound squat ranks third on the team and is the best of the running backs.
2004-Honorable mention all-MWC ... appeared in 12 games and made five starts (2 at running back and 3 at E-receiver) ... team's second-leading rusher carried the ball 109 times for 654 yards ... 6.0 yards per carry was the best for anyone with 100 or more rushes ... averaged 54.5 yards per game ... 2 rushing and 1 receiving touchdown ... 100-yard games against New Mexico (106) and BYU (133) ... 81 yards led all backs against Colorado State ... caught a pass in five games, including a 5-yard score vs. North Carolina ... season-bests from the line of scrimmage were a 56-yard run vs. BYU and an 8-yard reception vs. Colorado State ... five runs of 20 yards or more including a 35-yarder vs. San Diego State and a 36-yarder against CSU ... attempted one pass ... returned one kick for 28 yards vs. SDSU.
PRIOR TO UTAH: All-American and all-conference running back for Citrus College ... set Citrus records for single-season and career rushing and all-purpose yards ... rushed for 1,490 yards and 18 TDs and had 20 receptions for 189 yards and 1 TD in 2003 ... led Citrus to 2003 Western State Conference championship and Southwestern Bowl ... prepped at John F. Kennedy HS (Calif.) ... all-conference ... JFK High team captain ... set school single-game rushing record ... also lettered in baseball and set the school single-season record for batting average.
PERSONAL: Son of Henry Ganther, Brenda Ganther and Shannon Montgomery ... one of 11 children ... has daughter, Somia ... sociology major ... first name is pronounced Quin-TAHN ... nickname is "Q" ... full name is Quinton Roy Ganther ... born July 15, 1984 in Oakland, Calif.
YEAR G/GS RUSH YARDS AVG TD LONG 2004 12/5 109 654 6.0 2 56