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Percy Harvin

WR

Height
5' 11"
CLASS
FR
Hometown
Virginia Beach, Va.
Weight
180 lbs.
Experience
HS
School
Landstown
Percy Harvin

 

Consummate dual threat at wide receiver and running back with over 1,800 yards rushing and 1,900 yards receiving...Harvin is one of only two wide receivers in Division I-A football since 1996 to have over 1,500 rushing and 1,500 receiving yards, and is the only wide receiver to accomplish those numbers in just three seasons dating back to 1996...CAREER: Saw action in 36 games with 26 starts in three seasons...Owns the record for most career yards rushing by a Florida wide receiver (1,852) and the most rushing yards in a single season by a UF receiver (858 yards in 2007)...Had six 100-yard rushing games and six 100-yard receiving games in his career...The only player in Florida history to have 100 yards rushing and receiving in a game, doing so against Vanderbilt in 2007...Set a career-high in rushing yards against South Carolina in 2008 with 167 yards on the ground and two touchdowns...Had a career-best 16 carries against Florida State in 2007...Averaged 9.5 yards per carry, the highest career average for any player in Division I since 1996 with at least 100 carries...Set personal records against Ole Miss in 2008 in receptions and receiving yards in a game with 13 catches for 186 yards...Had 32 touchdowns (19 rushing, 13 receiving) in three seasons...HONORS: 2008 AFCA Coaches’ All-America Team selection as a specialist...Sports Illustrated (all-purpose), Walter Camp and AP (all-purpose) second-team All-American in 2008...Selected as a first-team All-SEC wide receiver by the coaches and AP first-team all-purpose player...AP second-team All-SEC selection as a wide receiver...All-America Player of the Week and SEC Offensive Player of the Week after his week 12 performance against South Carolina...2007 second-team All-SEC (AP and coaches)...2007 Biletnikoff Award semifinalist...Sporting News first-team All-American...First-team all-conference recipient by the AP as an all-purpose performer...2006 AP SEC Freshman of the Year...2006 Freshman All-American...2008: Played in 12 games, with 11 starts on the season, earning second-team All-American honors and first-team All-SEC honors...Scored a touchdown in each of the last 15 games he played in, a streak that led the nation...Caught 40 passes for 644 yards and seven touchdowns...Rushed for 660 yards and 10 touchdowns on the season...Led the nation with a 9.4 yards’ per carry average...Harvin had a team-leading 17 touchdowns on just 110 touches, averaging a touchdown every 6.5 touches...His 17 touchdowns was the fourth-highest total in the nation among wide receivers...Against Oklahoma in the BCS National Championship Game, Harvin rushed nine times for 122 yards and a touchdown while catching five passes for 49 yards...Missed the SEC Championship Game against Alabama due to an ankle injury suffered against Florida State...Rushed for a career-high 167 yards against South Carolina, the second-highest total by any wide receiver in the country in 2008...On the first play of the second half, he took a handoff 80 yards for his second touchdown of the game and the seventh-longest touchdown run in UF history...Caught six passes for 112 yards against LSU, including a career-long 70-yard touchdown reception...Set career-highs in receptions (13) and receiving yards (186) against Ole Miss...His 186 receiving yards were the most by a UF player since 2002 and rank as the 10th-highest single-game total in school history...Thirteen receptions in the game tied for the best in school history in a conference game (Travis McGriff, vs. USC, 1998) and tied for the second-best overall in school history (Andre Caldwell, vs. FAU, 2007)...Harvin also carried the ball 10 times for 82 yards and one touchdown against the Rebels, totaling 268 all-purpose yards...2007: Started 10 games while seeing game action in 11...Missed games against South Carolina and Florida Atlantic due to illness...Second-team All-SEC selection by the AP and coaches...Ended the season with over 200 all-purpose yards in the games against Michigan, Florida State and Vanderbilt...Went over 100 yards receiving in games against Tennessee, Ole Miss, Auburn and Vanderbilt...Sporting News’ first-team All-American...One of 12 finalists for the Biletnikoff Award, presented to the nation’s outstanding wide receiver...First-team All-SEC by the AP as an all-purpose player...Averaged 11.4 yards per touch, rushing or receiving...Led all wide receivers in the nation in rushing yards...Led the Gators in rushing yards in five out of the 11 games he played in...Ranked second in the SEC in receiving yards per game (78.0) and rated third in the league in receptions per game (5.36)...Was fourth in average all-purpose yardage per game with 147.5 yards per game...Averaged 5.5 points per game to finish 10th in the league in scoring per game...Finished the season ranked second on the team in rushing with 764 yards and led the Gators with 56 receptions...Tied for second on the team in rushing touchdowns (6) with Kestahn Moore...Had four receiving touchdowns and averaged 14.5 yards per catch...Capped off his season with a stellar performance in the Capital One Bowl against Michigan, marking a career high in rushing yards (165) while totaling over 200 yards of total offense...Set a Capital One Bowl record, averaging 12.7 yards per carry...Went over the 1,000-yard career rushing mark against Florida State on a personal-best 16 carries...Scored two rushing touchdowns against Vanderbilt on runs of 18 and 13 yards...Paced the team in rushing against Georgia with 97 yards and passed the 1,000-yard receiving mark in his career...Put together a string of three-consecutive 100-yard receiving games against Tennessee, Ole Miss and Auburn, the first by a Florida wideout since Reche Caldwell (2001)...Lit up Ole Miss for a season-high 11 receptions and 121 yards...Made an acrobatic reception against Tennessee on a 52-yard deep route, a season-long grab...Averaged 15 yards per touch against the Volunteers and had a rushing and a receiving touchdown while going over the 100-yard mark in receiving for the first time in his career...Member of the Leadership Committee...2006: Saw action in 13 games during his rookie year with five starts, only missing the game against Alabama...Named to the Freshman All-America by Scripps/FWAA...Collected second-team Freshman All-America honors from Sporting News...Chosen as the SEC Freshman of the Year by the league’s coaches and the Associated Press...Was named a first-team Freshman All-American by Rivals.com and was chosen as The Sporting News’ SEC Offensive Freshman of the Year...Accumulated 855 yards of total offense on 75 touches for an average of 11.4 yards per touch, the most nationally among freshmen...Rated fourth among the Gators with 427 receiving yards and tied for third with 34 receptions (12.6 avg.) and caught two touchdown passes...Was third on the squad with 428 rushing yards on 41 carries, averaging 10.4 yards, and scored three times...Was UF’s rushing leader five times during the year...Led the Gators in receiving yards (60) and had a career-high nine receptions in the BCS National Championship Game against Ohio State...Gained 22 yards on five carries and scored on a four-yard run in the first quarter to move the Orange and Blue in front of the Buckeyes for good...Took home the Most Valuable Player honor of the SEC Championship Game after a spectacular performance in which he rushed for a season-high 105 yards, scored a pair of touchdowns and totaled 62 yards receiving...Caught a 37-yard touchdown pass from Chris Leak in the second quarter and ripped off a season-long 67-yard scoring run at the outset of the fourth quarter...Had a team-high 86 yards rushing on four carries at Florida State, featuring a 41-yard TD run in the second quarter that gave the Gators a 14-0 advantage...Paced the Orange and Blue with 99 yards receiving on four catches against UCF, highlighted by a 58-yard touchdown reception that opened the scoring...Became the second true freshman in as many years to start at wide receiver for the Gators...PREP: Considered the nation’s top wide receiver prospect by Scout.com following his four-year career at Landstown High School in Virginia Beach, Va...Listed as the nation’s top recruit according to Rivals.com, while Scout.com listed Harvin as the nation’s No. 2 overall prospect in 2006...Earned Parade All-America honors as a senior...Selected to participate in the U.S. Army All-American Game...Named the 2004 National Junior of the Year by Rivals.com...Is the only athlete in Virginia history to claim five gold medals at the state track and field championships...Finished his prep career with 75 catches for 1,313 yards with 14 touchdown receptions...Also rushed for 504 yards and 13 additional scores his senior season...Recorded a total of 33 touchdowns as a senior...Caught 58 passes for 1,016 yards (17.5 per catch) and 17 touchdowns while rushing 68 times for 726 yards (10.7 per carry) and 10 touchdowns as a junior en route to helping lead Landstown to Group AAA state championship...Named Offensive Player of the Year in the Beach District and Eastern Region in 2004...Recorded four punt returns for touchdowns as a junior...Captain of varsity basketball and football teams...Chose Florida over Florida State, Miami (FL), Michigan and USC...PERSONAL: Was born on May 28, 1988...Active member of the Goodwill Gators who volunteered his time with the Children’s Miracle Network at Shands...MAJOR: Social & Behavioral Sciences.

 

CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year    No.       Yds      Avg.     TDs      Long

2006    34        427      12.6     2          58

2007    59        858      14.5     4          52

2008    40        644      16.1     7          70

Totals: 133     1929   14.5    13        70

 

CAREER RUSHING STATISTICS

Year    No.       Yds      Avg.     TDs      Long

2006    41        428      10.4     3          67

2007    83        764      9.2       6          66

2008    70        660      9.4       10        80

Totals: 194     1852   9.5       19        80

 

HARVIN’S CAREER HIGHS

Receptions: 13 (Ole Miss, 2008)

Receiving Yards: 186 (Ole Miss, 2008)

Receiving TDs: 2 (LSU, 2008)

Longest Reception: 70 (LSU, 2008)

Rushing Attempts: 16 (Florida State, 2007)

Rushing Yards: 167 (South Carolina, 2008)

Rushing TDs: 2 (Twice, last vs. South Carolina, 2008)

Longest Rush: 80 (South Carolina, 2008)

 


2008                                            
    RUSHING RECEIVING PASSING KICK RET PUNT RET all
Date Opponent No. Yds TD Lg No. Yds TD Lg Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Lg No Yds TD Lg No Yds TD Lg purp
Sep 6, 2008 MIAMI 5 27 1 10 1 12 0 12 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39
Sep 20, 2008 at Tennessee 6 31 0 9 2 49 1 34 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 80
Sep 27, 2008 OLE MISS 10 82 1 15 13 186 1 43 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 268
Oct 4, 2008 at Arkansas 6 37 0 13 3 37 1 21 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74
Oct 11, 2008 LSU 2 13 0 8 6 112 2 70 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 125
Oct 25, 2008 UK 2 22 1 16 1 33 1 33 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55
Nov 1, 2008 vs UGA 4 37 1 20 3 52 1 25 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 89
Nov 8, 2008 at Vanderbilt 9 60 1 21 3 32 0 12 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 92
Nov 15, 2008 USC 8 167 2 80 1 6 0 6 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 173
Nov 22, 2008 THE CITADEL 3 49 1 25 2 76 0 53 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 125
Nov 29, 2008 at Florida State 6 13 1 9 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Jan 8, 2009 vs Oklahoma 9 122 1 52 5 49 0 19 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 171
  Totals 70 660 10 80 40 644 7 70 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1304
                                             
2007                                            
    RUSHING RECEIVING PASSING KICK RET PUNT RET all
Date Opponent No. Yds TD Lg No. Yds TD Lg Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Lg No Yds TD Lg No Yds TD Lg purp
Sep 1, 2007 WKU 3 25 0 13 3 53 1 26 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 78
Sep 8, 2007 TROY 4 56 0 20 3 42 1 24 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 98
Sep 15, 2007 UT 9 75 1 19 4 120 0 49 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 195
Sep 22, 2007 at Ole Miss 4 -1 0 6 11 121 1 23 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 120
Sep 29, 2007 AUBURN 4 19 0 8 7 119 0 52 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 138
Oct 6, 2007 at LSU 3 11 0 6 4 58 0 27 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69
Oct 20, 2007 at Kentucky 6 47 1 24 2 50 0 40 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 97
Oct 27, 2007 vs UGA 10 97 0 21 2 41 0 33 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 138
Nov 3, 2007 VANDERBILT 11 113 2 38 9 110 0 21 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 223
Nov 24, 2007 FLORIDA STATE 16 157 1 24 5 67 0 40 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 224
Jan 1, 2008 vs Michigan 13 165 1 66 9 77 1 20 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 242
  Totals 83 764 6 66 59 858 4 52 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1622
                                             
2006                                            
    RUSHING RECEIVING PASSING KICK RET PUNT RET all
Date Opponent No. Yds TD Lg No. Yds TD Lg Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Lg No Yds TD Lg No Yds TD Lg purp
Sep 2, 2006 SOUTHERN MISS 4 58 0 23 3 33 0 17 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 91
Sep 9, 2006 UCF 2 11 0 8 4 99 1 58 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 110
Sep 16, 2006 at Tennessee 1 12 0 12 1 13 0 13 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25
Sep 23, 2006 KENTUCKY 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 7, 2006 LSU 1 9 0 9 2 18 0 14 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
Oct 14, 2006 at Auburn 5 66 0 35 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 66
Oct 28, 2006 vs Georgia 8 37 0 12 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37
Nov 4, 2006 at Vanderbilt 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 8 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Nov 11, 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA 4 20 0 9 6 91 0 24 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 111
Nov 18, 2006 WESTERN CAROLINA 0 0 0 0 3 43 0 19 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43
Nov 25, 2006 at Florida State 4 86 1 41 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86
Dec 2, 2006 vs Arkansas 6 105 1 67 5 62 1 37 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 167
Jan 8, 2007 vs Ohio State 5 22 1 6 9 60 0 17 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 82
  Totals 41 428 3 67 34 427 2 58 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 855

 

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