Meet the Jets punter who donated $10,000 from Michael Vick to charity

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New York Jets kicker Nick Folk (2) celebrates his field goal with Ryan Quigley (1) against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Atlanta. The Jets won 30-28. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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When quarterback Michael Vick, who signed with the Jets this offseason, offered $10,000 for Quigley's No. 1 jersey, Quigley's immediate thoughts turned to being able to travel or buy clothes or possibly rent an apartment near the team's facility with that money. But then the thoughts quickly changed to using that money to help his hometown.

So Quigley said he wanted the money, but for charity. A native of Myrtle Beach, S.C., he asked if Vick would donate to Teen Angel of North Myrtle Beach, a charity that supports homeless teenagers, and to the Boys and Girls Club of New York. He didn't want to see a penny, didn't want a dinner as part of the deal. Everything would go to helping others.
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