Graham Harrell

Football Player
Born May 22, 1985

Graham Stanton Harrell is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League, serving as first back-up to Aaron Rodgers. Harrell was signed in May 2010 after a brief stint in the Canadian Football League. He was on the practice squad for the first 13 games of the 2010 season before being signed to the active roster for the last three regular season games and the postseason.… Read More

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  • Jets Add Brady Quinn, Drop Graham Harrell Usa Today
    Google News - Sep 02, 2013
  • Highlights: Simms Shines In Jets' Preseason Finale
    Huffington Post Sports - Aug 30, 2013
  • Jets Sign Qb Harrell
    Fox News - Aug 29, 2013
  • Jets, Former Packers Qb Graham Harrell Agree To Deal
    USA Today - Aug 28, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Graham Harrell.


1985 Birth Born on May 22, 1985.


2000 15 Years Old Harrell is the son of Sam and Kathy Harrell. His grandfather served as assistant coach to Gordon Wood. Harrell has an older brother, Zac, who was a receiver on Ennis High's 2000 State Championship team, and is a graduate of the University of North Texas and coaches football on the high school level as he serves as Offensive Coordinator at Sweetwater High School in Sweetwater, Texas. … Read More
2001 16 Years Old …  He was the starting quarterback for three seasons and led the Ennis Lions to a state Class 4A title as a sophomore in 2001.
2004 19 Years Old 1 More Event
He also played in the 2004 Oil Bowl, receiving the offensive MVP award. … Read More


2005 - 2007 3 More Events
…  Harrell was also named one of 26 candidates for the 2008 Unitas Award, given to the nation's best senior college football quarterback. … Read More
Following his senior season at Texas Tech, Harrell entered the 2009 NFL Draft but went undrafted to the surprise of many.
2010 25 Years Old 1 More Event
After a brief stay in the CFL, Harrell requested to be released from his CFL contract to pursue his NFL options, and was released by the Roughriders on April 22, 2010.
2011 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On September 3, 2011, the Packers released Harrell, but they re-signed him on September 4, 2011, to the practice squad.
2012 27 Years Old 1 More Event
On September 30, 2012, Graham played in his first game for Green Bay. … Read More
Harrell struggled in the pre-season and on August 24, 2013, USA Today reported that Green Bay would be releasing Harrell, as former Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young outplayed Harrell according to the Packers coaching staff in the pre-season.


2015 30 Years Old In February 2015, Harrell was named the football program's outside receivers coach, replacing Dennis Simmons. … Read More
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