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#4 Jerel Harrison
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Varina
Major: History Education
Experience: 2 Letters
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AT DELAWARE
Key component of Delaware passing game as a junior • returns as a second-year starter to the A receiver position • two-time letterwinner • all-purpose threat who is also effective in the running game • also a standout special teams player on kick coverage • has appeared in 23 career games with 15 starts over two seasons • has caught 50 passes for 505 yards (10.1 avg.) and four touchdowns • has rushed for 208 yards (11.6 avg.) and one touchdown during his career • has recorded 11 career tackles on special teams •  talented athlete with good size and speed • can also return kick and punts.

2013 SEASON
Enjoyed his best season for the Blue Hens as a sophomore • proved to be one of the team's most reliable wideouts and all-purpose threats • started all 12 games at the A receiver spot and was the team's No. 4 leading receiver • caught 36 passes for 350 yards (9.7 avg.) and one touchdown • had his best career game in comeback win over Towson when he registered career-highs with 12 receptions for 109 yards and a touchdown vs. the Tigers • 12 receptions was the fifth best single game mark in Delaware history • also had six catches for 99 yards in win over James Madison, caught four passes for 34 yards vs. Navy, and hauled in four passes for 36 yards against William & Mary • was also dangerous as a runner as he carried 18 times for 208 yards and one touchdown • had career-long 50-yard run for a touchdown in season finale vs. Villanova • also rushed for 40 yards on the ground vs. Jacksonville and 34 more vs. Towson • ranked fourth on the team with 558 all-purpose yards, averaging 10.3 yards every time he touched the ball • also was a standout on special teams and recorded eight tackles on the season • had season-high two tackles each vs. Delaware State and James Madison • earned Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll honors.

2012 SEASON
Made an immediate impact as a redshirt freshman as a key member of the Delaware passing game • played in all 11 games and started contests vs. William & Mary, Old Dominion, and Villanova • ranked sixth on the team in receiving, hauling in 14 passes for 155 yards and three touchdowns • his 11.1 yard average per catch ranked No. 2 on the team among those who caught 10 or more passes • was named the Blue Hen Touchdown Club Offensive Player of the Week in early season win over Delaware State as he caught three passes for 32 yards and two touchdowns • had season-highs of four receptions and 57 yards vs. Towson, including a 19-yard scoring pass from Trent Hurley in the first half • also caught two passes for 22 yards vs. Bucknell and two for 10 yards vs. Maine • recorded tackles against William & Mary, Old Dominion, and Richmond.

2011 SEASON
Did not see action and retained freshman eligibility • enrolled at Delaware during Winter Session (2012) and took part in spring drills • originally signed with Hens' CAA rival Richmond but left due to a coaching change.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played wide receiver and defensive back for head coach Stu Brown at Varina High School • finished high school career in 2009 and graduated from high school in 2010 • lettered for three seasons in football and basketball and one year in track and field • earned first team all-district and second team all-region honors as a senior in 2009 • earned second team all-district laurels as a junior in 2008 • team went 11-1 and captured district and regional championships his senior year • earned all-academic honors from school for each sport.

PERSONAL
Jerel ("juh-rell") A. Harrison • born June 24, 1992 • son of Terri Harrison and the late Jerome Harrison • honor student as a history major at Delaware with a minor in restaurant management.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year G/S Rec Att.
Yards
 Avg
 TD
 Long
2013 12/12 36 350
9.7
1 42
2012 11/3 14 155 11.1 3 24
TOTALS 23/15 50 505
10.1
4 42

 

Year G/S Rush Att. Yards
Avg.
TD Long
2013 12/12 18 208
11.6
1 50
2012 11/3 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 23/15 18 208
11.6
1 50
Year G/S Tackles (Solo)
Sacks/TFL
FR/FF
Int./PD
2013 12/12 8 (4) 0/0
0/0
0/0
2012 11/3 3 (2) 0/0 0/1 0/0
TOTALS 23/15 11 (6)
0/0
0/1
0/0

CAREER-HIGHS
Receptions: 12 vs. Towson, 2013
Receiving Yards: 109 vs. Towson, 2013
Touchdowns: 2 vs. Delaware State, 2012

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