Harrell Headed to Under Armour Senior Bowl

Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell has accepted an invitation to the Under Amour Senior Bowl to be held in Mobile, Alabama on January 24th. Harrell is the NCAA record holder for career touchdowns passes and is also holds the record at Texas Tech for most passing yards.

MOBILE, Ala. – Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell is bowling twice this January. After taking on Ole Miss in the Cotton Bowl, Harrell turns his focus towards the Under Armour Senior Bowl. Harrell has accepted an invitation to the 60th game, Senior Bowl officials announced. Kickoff for the January 24th game in Mobile's Ladd-Peebles Stadium is scheduled for 6 p.m. CT and the game will be televised by the NFL Network.

Harrell will arrive in Mobile later this month as one of the most prolific passers in NCAA history. Against Mississippi, he set the NCAA record for career touchdown passes with 134. Harrell is also the Red Raiders' all-time leading passer with 15,793 yards, which is second on the NCAA's all-time list. He is the only player in NCAA history to pass for 5,000 or more yards in two seasons after completing passes for 5,111 yards in 2008.

After leading the Red Raiders to an 11-2 record in 2008, Harrell received several honors, including the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is given annually to the nation's top senior quarterback. He also was named an AFCA first team All-American and Co-National Player of the Year by The Sporting News. Harrell was a finalist for several other awards, including the Heisman Trophy (fourth), Maxwell and Davey O'Brien.

Tickets for the 2009 Under Armour Senior Bowl are currently available for purchase at the Senior Bowl ticket office (151 Dauphin Street), select Regions Bank locations, online at www.seniorbowl.com or by calling (251) 432-4109.


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