Mark Harrison (American football)
|Date of birth:||December 11, 1990|
|Place of birth:||Stratford, Connecticut|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school:||Frank Scott Bunnell High School|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
|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.
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.
On May 20, 2013, he was signed by the New England Patriots. On August 26, 2013, he was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list. He was released by the Patriots on June 4, 2014 after being late to OTAs.
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.
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 3 in||231 lb||35 in||9 5/8 in||4.37 s||1.59 s||2.58 s||4.33 s||6.99 s||38.5 in||10 ft 9 in||17 reps|
|All values from 2013 NFL Combine|
- "Patriots sign rookie WR Mark Harrison and K David Ruffer". patriots.com. Retrieved May 25, 2013.
- Hughes, Luke (August 26, 2013). "Patriots Release Kamar Aiken, Niko Koutouvides, Three Others, Re-Sign Two players". NESN.com. Retrieved September 4, 2013.
- Underhill, Nick (4 June 2014). "Source: Mark Harrison was late to OTAs before being released". MassLive. MassLive LLC. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
- "Mark Harrison", nfl.com/draft/2013/profiles/, retrieved May 25, 2013