|No. 19 – Detroit Lions|
|Born:||September 10, 1993|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school:||Arabia Mountain (Lithonia)|
|NFL Draft:||2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2020|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Breshad Perriman (born September 10, 1993) is an American football wide receiver for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UCF and was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He has also been a member of the Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and New York Jets.
Perriman attended Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia, Georgia, where he played high school football for the Rams. As a junior, he had 27 catches for 512 yards and six touchdowns. As a senior, he had 13 catches for 301 yards and three touchdowns in only four games played. Arguably the top receiver in DeKalb County during his senior season, Perriman participated in the 2010 DeKalb County Coaches Association Senior All-Star Football Game and was the MVP of the Elite One Performance Football Camp. Perriman finished his high school career for new Class 5A Arabia Mountain in Lithonia, after playing for Lithonia's Martin Luther King and Conyers' Heritage high schools.
Perriman was also a heralded youth track & field participant, routinely competing in USA Track and Field and Junior Olympic events across the country while growing up.
Perriman attended UCF from 2012 to 2014. In UCF's final conference game of 2014, against East Carolina, Perriman had a game winning 51-yard touchdown reception. which gave the Knights a share of the American Athletic Conference Championship.
2015 NFL Draft
Perriman did not participate at the NFL Combine due to a hamstring injury. He did, however, show impressive physical ability at UCFs Pro Day at the end of March 2015, where he ran two sub-4.4 40-yard dashes. This sent him climbing in several mock drafts, and some projected him to be a mid-first round pick of the 2015 NFL Draft.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand size||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||Vertical jump||Broad jump||Bench press|
|6 ft 2 in
|4.35 s||1.51 s||2.35 s||36.5 in
|10 ft 7 in
|All values from UCF Pro day|
On May 11, 2015, Perriman signed a rookie contract with the Baltimore Ravens. The deal was reportedly worth $8.7 million over four years with a $4.6 million signing bonus. On November 17, 2015, Perriman was placed on season ending injured reserve. In his NFL debut on September 11, 2016, Perriman had one reception for 35 yards against the Buffalo Bills. Perriman's first start in the NFL came in October 23, 2016. He caught one pass for 11 yards in a 16–24 loss to the New York Jets.
On May 1, 2017, the Ravens announced that Perriman would switch from No. 18 to No. 11 for the season. Perriman wore No. 11 at UCF and was able to switch after the previous owner and fellow former UCF receiver, Kamar Aiken, left to the Indianapolis Colts during free agency.
On May 2, 2018, the Ravens declined the fifth-year option on Perriman's contract, making him a free agent in 2019.
On September 1, 2018, Perriman was released by the Ravens.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
On March 13, 2019, Perriman signed a one-year $4 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In Week 13, during a 28–11 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Perriman had a career-best five catches for 87 yards. In Week 14, during a 38–35 win over the Indianapolis Colts, Perriman caught three passes for 70 yards and a game clinching touchdown. In Week 15, during a 38–17 win over the Detroit Lions, Perriman caught five passes for a career high 113 yards and three touchdowns. In the following week's game against the Houston Texans, Perriman caught seven passes for 102 yards during the 23–20 loss. In Week 17 against the Atlanta Falcons, Perriman caught five passes for 134 yards and a touchdown during the 28–22 overtime loss. Overall, Perriman finished the 2019 season with 36 receptions for 645 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns.
New York Jets
On April 1, 2020, Perriman signed a one-year contract with the New York Jets worth $8 million with $6 million guaranteed. In Week 9, on Monday Night Football against the New England Patriots, he had five receptions for 101 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns in the 30–27 loss.
NFL career statistics
|2015||BAL||0||0||Did not play due to injury|
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