|Marvin Harrison Jr. Quick Info
|6 ft 4 in
|Date of Birth
|August 11, 2002
Marvin Harrison Jr. is an American football wide receiver who has played college football for the Ohio State Buckeyes. During his time at Ohio State, he was named a unanimous All-American as well as won many awards and honors including the 2023 Fred Biletnikoff Award.
Marvin Darnell Harrison Jr.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Marvin Harrison Jr. got enrolled at La Salle College High School, a Catholic, college preparatory school for boys located in Wyndmoorin Springfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
He then studied at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School (known as “St. Joseph’s Prep” or simply “The Prep“), an urban, private, Catholic, college preparatory school located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After that, he attended Ohio State University.
- Father – Marvin Harrison (Former professional football player who was a wide receiver for 13 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL))
- Mother – Dawne Harrison
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
93 kg or 205 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Marvin Harrison Jr. Facts
- Growing up, he played both football and basketball and eventually decided to completely focus on football as he entered high school.
- During his time at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, Marvin Harrison Jr. helped lead the team to three consecutive state championships while setting Philadelphia Catholic League career records with 2,625 receiving yards and 37 receiving touchdowns.
- He played with Ohio State quarterback Kyle McCord while at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School.
- Marvin Harrison Jr. was described as a four-star prospect out of high school and ranked as the nation’s 14th-best receiver recruit. He subsequently received offers from the University of Florida, University of Michigan, Pennsylvania State University, Ohio State University, Louisiana State University, University of Notre Dame, and Texas A&M University and committed to play college football at Ohio State University.
- In 2021, he received limited playing time as a freshman behind future first-round NFL draft picks Garrett Wilson, Chris Olave, and Jaxon Smith-Njigba.
- In the 2022 Rose Bowl, Marvin Harrison Jr. made his first career start and caught six passes for 71 yards and three touchdowns in a 48–45 victory over the Utah Utes.
- During Ohio State’s pro day for the 2023 NFL Draft, he ran routes for quarterback C. J. Stroud and even though Marvin was ineligible for the draft until 2024, his performance gained more coverage than draft-eligible prospects.
- Marvin Harrison Jr. was widely considered to be the best receiver in college football as he entered the 2023 season. He went on to win the Fred Biletnikoff Award after recording over 1,200 yards with 15 touchdowns, including one rushing.
- He has been a partner of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.
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