Mark Harrison (American football)

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Mark Harrison
Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1990-12-11) December 11, 1990 (age 27)
Stratford, Connecticut
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school: Frank Scott Bunnell High School
College: Rutgers
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Mark Harrison (born December 11, 1990) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He previously played college football for Rutgers. Harrison also has played for the Chicago Bears and New England Patriots.

Harrison graduated from Bunnell High School in Connecticut.

College career[edit]

As a true freshman in 2009, Harrison appeared in eight games, making one start and finishing the season with five catches for 83 yards (16.6 yards per reception) and one touchdown. In 2010, Harrison started eleven of twelve games, catching 44 passes for 829 yards (18.8) and nine touchdowns. He started just five of twelve games as a junior in 2011; on the season, he caught just fourteen passes for 274 yards (19.6) and two touchdowns. However, he rebounded in his senior year, catching 44 passes for 583 yards (13.3) and six touchdowns. Great size, with a powerful build. Long arms. Uses his body to shield defenders from the football. Does a good job of coming back to the football. Better feet and quickness on comeback routes than you'd expect. Big-play and red-zone threat. Difficult to bring down with the ball in his hands, will run through arm tackles.

Professional career[edit]

On May 20, 2013, he was signed by the New England Patriots.[1] On August 26, 2013, he was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list.[2] He was released by the Patriots on June 4, 2014 after being late to OTAs.[3]

Harrison was signed by the Chiefs in 2014. He was released on August 30, 2014.[4]

On October 15, 2014, Harrison signed a practice roster agreement with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He was activated on November 6, 2014. Harrison was released by the Argonauts on May 22, 2015.

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 3 in
(1.91 m)
231 lb
(105 kg)
35 in
(0.89 m)
9 58 in
(0.24 m)
4.37 s 1.59 s 2.58 s 4.33 s 6.99 s 38.5 in
(0.98 m)
10 ft 9 in
(3.28 m)
17 reps
All values from 2013 NFL Combine[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patriots sign rookie WR Mark Harrison and K David Ruffer". patriots.com. Retrieved May 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ Hughes, Luke (August 26, 2013). "Patriots Release Kamar Aiken, Niko Koutouvides, Three Others, Re-Sign Two players". NESN.com. Retrieved September 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ Underhill, Nick (4 June 2014). "Source: Mark Harrison was late to OTAs before being released". MassLive. MassLive LLC. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Thorman, Joel (August 30, 2014). "Chiefs roster cuts 2014: Tyler Bray to IR, Ryan Succop released". ArrowheadPride.com. Retrieved January 31, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Mark Harrison", nfl.com/draft/2013/profiles/, retrieved May 25, 2013 

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