Alvin Harper

Football Player
Born Jul 6, 1967

Alvin Craig Harper is a former American football player in the National Football League. In the 1991 NFL Draft selected wide receiver Harper with the twelfth pick in the first round. Harper would play in Dallas for four years as the Cowboys won Super Bowl XXVII and Super Bowl XXVIII.… Read More

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1967 Birth Born on July 6, 1967.


1986 19 Years Old At Frostproof High School, Harper was an outstanding football player, earning USA Today high school All-American honors as a senior in 1986. … Read More


1987 20 Years Old In American football, he earned All-Southeastern Conference Freshman First Team honors in 1987, and All-Southeastern Conference first team honors in 1990.
1989 22 Years Old He continued to excel in track and field, capturing the 1989 Southeastern Conference indoor high jump championship with a jump of 7 ft 2½in. … Read More
…  In the 1991 NFL Draft, the Cowboys selected wide receiver Harper with the twelfth pick in the first round. … Read More
1992 25 Years Old In 1992, he rushed once for 15 yards and caught 35 passes for 562 yards and four touchdowns. … Read More
1993 26 Years Old In 1993, Harper established himself as one of the best deep threats in the NFL with a 21.6 yards per catch average, and a total of 36 receptions for 777 yards and five touchdowns. … Read More
1994 27 Years Old Harper's best year came in 1994, when he led the league with a 24.9 yards-per-reception average, catching 33 passes for 821 yards and eight touchdowns. … Read More
1995 28 Years Old In 1995, Harper signed a lucrative free agent contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers based on his big play ability and championship experience. … Read More


1997 30 Years Old 1 More Event
He was released before the start of 1997 season. … Read More
1999 32 Years Old His final season in the NFL was in 1999 when he returned to play for his former team, the Dallas Cowboys. … Read More
2001 34 Years Old In 2001, Harper signed with the Memphis Maniax of the short-lived XFL. … Read More
2005 38 Years Old In 2005, Harper was a volunteer wide receivers coach with the NFL Europe team Rhein Fire.
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