Graham Harrell (born May 22, 1985 in Brownwood, Texas) is a back-up quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). After setting various collegiate passing records at Texas Tech, he was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders as a street free agent in 2009. He was signed by the Packers in 2010 and spent the majority of the season on the practice squad until being signed to the main roster.
Following his senior season at Texas Tech, Harrell entered the 2009 NFL Draft but went undrafted. He participated with the Cleveland Browns in their rookie camp the first weekend in May 2009 but was not signed. On July 20, 2009, Harrell signed a contract with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League but would be released in April 2010.
Green Bay PackersEdit
Harrell signed with the Green Bay Packers on May 19, 2010. Using jersey number 7, he showed promise during the pre-season, but due to roster limitations, he was released on September 4. He was re-signed to the practice squad the next day, switching his jersey number to 6. On December 18, Harrell was signed to the active roster due to a concussion suffered by starting quarterback, Aaron Rodgers. He served behind Rodgers and Matt Flynn.
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com