Life of Percy Harvin
Percy Harvin was born to William Percival Harvin and Linda Chesapeake in 1988 May 28, his full names are William Percy Harvin. He lived with his mother and sister after his father passed away. Linda had a daycare facility at their home where Harvin helped to care for the children. She also worked in Virginia at Princess Anne High school where she ran track and after a while, she coached the tracks team. Percy Harvin’s sister also ran track at Eastern Michigan University and Salem High School.
Harvin was very gifted from childhood which was noticed when he played football at the age of six years. When he was 13, he played in Pop Warner football team and led the team to national championship.
|Date of birth:||May 28, 1988|
|Place of birth:||esapeake, Virginia|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||190 lb (86 kg)|
High School Career
Harvin’s career kicked off when he was still a young boy at the age of six and played from the Warner team to the Nationals. His high school career started at Landstown High school where he was noted to have very high speed in the field still a freshman. He had a speed of 4.32 seconds in the 40-yard dash for freshmen. He joined the Landstown Eagles and they won 14-0. In his high school career, Harvin also participated in US Army Bowl. Percy Harvin received the National Junior player of the year award in 2005. The Rivals.com ranked Harvin as the overall junior player and second by the scouts.com.
Despite the many accomplishments, Harvin received a one-year suspension when he was in high school for poor conduct himself as a sportsman. Despite these, Harvin remained the top scorer high school athlete with 77 scores and is the first player to win five gold medals since 1936.
Harvin finished his college career as the highest rated and most offensive player in the school’s history. He had a total of 13 touchdowns and 133 catches and was the first ever in University of Florida rushing one hundred yards and receiving 100 in the same game in 2007. Harvin has played for several teams; in 2009, he played for the Minnesota Vikings, in 2013 for the Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets in 2014, and Buffalo Bills in 2015 and 2016.
Recently as mentioned above he played for the Buffalos where he finished his season with 19 catches for 218 yards and 5attempts in 31 rushing yards. His last award was the Pepsi Rookie of the year in 2009. Harvin has played 70 games and started 60.
Bills Percy Harvin with a Huge 51-Yard For Bills
Below goes the Receiving Stats of Percy Harvin
- 2014 Seattle Seahawks (133 YDS)
- 2015 Buffalo Bills (218 YDS)
- 2016 Buffalo Bills (06 YDS)
Harvin first announced his retirement on 15 April 2016 from the National Football League (NFL) saying that he needed time to recover from injuries but he did not get possible returns. When he came back on 7 November 2016, he played against his former team the Seattle Seahawks. He began to experience migraines keeping him out of two major games and ended up in the reserve. Percy Harvin announced his second retirement on 17 March 2017 due to the same migraines that led to his first retirement.
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