21 Facts About Marvin Harrison


Marvin Harrison played college football for the Syracuse Orange and was drafted by Colts in the first round of the 1996 NFL Draft.


Marvin Harrison was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016 and is widely considered one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history.


Marvin Harrison attended Syracuse University, where he was a three-year starter for the Syracuse Orange football team, playing with quarterback Donovan McNabb in his final year.


Marvin Harrison set a school record with 2,718 career receiving yards, which stood until 2017, when it was broken by Steve Ishmael in the final game of his career.


Marvin Harrison returned 42 punts for 542 yards and two touchdowns and ranked second to Rob Moore in school history with 20 receiving touchdowns.


Marvin Harrison was selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the first round as the 19th selection in the 1996 NFL Draft, a selection which was obtained in a trade that sent Jeff George to the Atlanta Falcons.


Marvin Harrison went on to become one of the most productive receivers from that draft class, which included Keyshawn Johnson, Eric Moulds, Bobby Engram, Muhsin Muhammad, Eddie Kennison, Terry Glenn, Amani Toomer, Joe Horn, and Terrell Owens among others.

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In 2002, Marvin Harrison broke Herman Moore's single-season receptions record by 20 receptions.


Marvin Harrison finished with 143 catches, and he had 1,722 yards receiving.


In December 2006, Marvin Harrison became just the fourth player in NFL history to record 1000 receptions, joining Jerry Rice, Cris Carter, and Tim Brown.


Marvin Harrison is one of only seven wide receivers in NFL history to reach 100 touchdowns.


In 2005, Marvin Harrison had five 100+ yard receiving games in a seven-game stretch late in the season.


Marvin Harrison maintained this title for exactly two seasons, until Bruce retook the lead in Week 15 of 2007.


Marvin Harrison had injured his knee against the Denver Broncos while attempting a block and was lost for the season, making only a small appearance in their lone playoff game that season.


On December 14,2008, in a game against the Detroit Lions, Marvin Harrison caught his 1,095th career reception, passing Tim Brown for third all time.


Marvin Harrison was inducted into the Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor during the week 12 game against the Carolina Panthers on November 27,2011.


Marvin Harrison is widely considered one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.


Marvin Harrison was sued in a civil lawsuit by Dwight Dixon, a convicted drug dealer, after Dixon was shot outside Chuckie's Garage, a North Philadelphia business owned by Marvin Harrison, on April 29,2008.


Dixon alleged that Marvin Harrison was the gunman who shot at him.


Marvin Harrison was sued by Robert Nixon, a victim caught in the crossfire of the shooting who identified Marvin Harrison as the shooter in a statement to the police.


The stop occurred as Marvin Harrison drove the vehicle the wrong way on a one-way street.