Keyarris Garrett

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Keyarris Garrett
Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1992-09-26) September 26, 1992 (age 25)
Mount Pleasant, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Daingerfield (TX)
College: Tulsa
Undrafted: 2016
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Keyarris Garrett (born September 26, 1992) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Tulsa, and was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2016. He was the leading receiver in Division I FBS football in 2015 with 1,588 receiving yards.

College career[edit]

During the 2015 season, he had 96 receptions for 1,588 yards and eight touchdowns.[1] He led all Division I players in rushing yardage for the 2015 season.[2] On October 23, 2015, Garrett caught 14 passes for an American Athletic Conference record 268 receiving yards.[3] In December 2015, he was a unanimous selection for the All-American Athletic Conference first team.[4]

For his career, Garrett had 219 receptions for 3,209 yards and 22 touchdowns.

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, Garrett signed with the Carolina Panthers on May 2, 2016.[5] On September 3, 2016, he was waived by the Panthers as part of final roster cuts and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[6][7] After spending the entire season on the practice squad, Garrett signed a reserve/future contract with the Panthers on January 2, 2017.[8]

On September 2, 2017, Garrett was waived by the Panthers and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[9][10] He was released on September 15, 2017 but was re-signed a few days later.[11] He was released on September 27, 2017.

Personal life[edit]

His cousin, David Mims, played at Baylor, and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Atlanta Falcons. His uncle, David Whitmore, also played college football at Stephen F. Austin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Keyarrs Garrett". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ "FBS (I-A) Player Receiving Statistics – 2015". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Tulsa hopes to build off of Keyarris Garrett's record-setting night". Tulsa World. October 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ Kelly Hines (December 3, 2015). "TU wide receiver Keyarris Garrett earns all-conference honor". Tulsa World. 
  5. ^ Strickland, Bryan (May 2, 2016). "Panthers agree to terms with seven college free agents". Panthers.com. Retrieved September 24, 2016. 
  6. ^ Henson, Max. "Panthers trim roster to 53". Panthers.com. 
  7. ^ Henson, Max. "Panthers establish practice squad". Panthers.com. 
  8. ^ "Panthers sign nine to future contracts". Panthers.com. January 2, 2017. 
  9. ^ Henson, Max (September 2, 2017). "Panthers trim roster to 53". Panthers.com. Archived from the original on September 20, 2017. 
  10. ^ Voth, Bill (September 3, 2017). "Panthers sign 10 players to practice squad". Panthers.com. 
  11. ^ Henson, Max (September 15, 2017). "Bucky Hodges replaces Keyarris Garrett on practice squad". Panthers.com. Archived from the original on December 23, 2017. 

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