|Position:||Wide receiver / Return specialist|
|Date of birth:||June 14, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Midway, Alabama|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight:||189 lb (86 kg)|
|High school:||Eufaula (AL)|
|NFL Draft:||2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 83|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 2, 2014|
Jerrel Marquis Jernigan (born June 14, 1989) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft and won Super Bowl XLVI with the team against the New England Patriots. He played college football at Troy. Jerrel currently works at Eufaula High School as a wide receiver coach.
He was considered one of the best wide receiver prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft. He was a starter all four years for the Trojans. Jernigan's body frame and playing style was compared to the likes of DeSean Jackson and Steve Smith.
New York Giants
Jernigan was drafted by the New York Giants 83rd overall in the 2011 NFL Draft. Through four seasons with the Giants Jernigan played in 34 games catching 38 passes for 391 yards with 2 touchdowns.