Marvin Harrison is a retired professional American football player in the National Football League (NFL). He held a wide receiver position for the Indianapolis Colts from 1996 to 2008. Harrison is a Super Bowl champion, eight-time Pro Bowler, two-time NFL receiving yards leader, and 2-time NFL receptions leader.
Born on August 25, 1972 in Pennsylvania, he played football at the Philadelphia (PA) Roman Catholic. He then continued to play college football at Syracuse University where he set records for receiving yards. In the 1996 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Indianapolis Colts.
Harrison is only one of seven wide receivers in the history of the league to record 100 touchdowns. He broke the single season receptions record by Herman Moore in 2002. Harrison recorded 1000 receptions and became the fourth player in the league to do so in 2006.
For two seasons, he was the leader in career receiving yards among active players. In 2007, he suffered from a knee injury which made him miss most of the season. He retired permanently from the league after spending the 2009 season on the reserved list.
His career player statistics are 1,102 receptions, 14,580 receiving yards, and 128 receiving touchdowns.Marvin Harrison is a Pro Football Hall of Famer.
• Super Bowl champion (XLI)• 8-time Pro Bowl (1999–2006)• 3-time First-team All-Pro (1999, 2002, 2006)• 5-time Second-team All-Pro (2000, 2001, 2003–2005)• 2-time NFL receiving yards leader (1999, 2002)• NFL receiving touchdowns co-leader (2005)• 2-time NFL receptions leader (2000, 2002)• NFL 2000s All-Decade Team• Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor• All-Big East (1995)