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Alvin Harper

Date of birth
Jul 06, 1968

Ht: 6'3"Wt: 210 lbs.

Birthplace
Lake Wales, FL

Hometown
Frostproof, FL

College
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

High school
Frostproof

Summary
Alvin Craig Harper (born July 6, 1967 in Lake Wales, Florida) is a former American football player in the National Football League. After going 1-15 in 1989 and 7-9 in 1990, the Dallas Cowboys were poised to capitalize on some key draft opportunities. In the 1991 NFL Draft, of its three first-round picks, the team drafted defensive tackle Russell Maryland (first) and wide receiver Alvin Harper...
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Awards

Super Bowl Champion
Dallas Cowboys
1993, 1992

NFC Champion
Dallas Cowboys
1993, 1992

Coaching career
Howard FootballWide Receivers Coach

Playing career

Tennessee FootballWingback, Wide Receiver
1987 SEC All-Freshman Team

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by sbbarnett24 Jun 14, 2012
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by GoDevils95 May 27, 2012
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Updated personal notes for Alvin Harper
Edited the personal notes for Alvin Harper.
  • Added nicknames: "Freaky Hop"
by thesemers Mar 04, 2012
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With wide receivers, the Cowboys have struggled to find their catch in draft
Dallas Morning News Cowboys Blog, Feb 04, 2012
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Running back Emmitt Smith, Jan. 2, 1994: On a cold day in the Meadowlands, Smith was at his workhorse best. He carried the ball 32 times for 168 yards in a 16-13 overtime game and played much of the game with a dislocated shoulder. Oddly enough, his one...
by RAB88 Dec 08, 2011
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Laurent Robinson is This Cowboy Team’s Version of Michael Irvin: A Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
After the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day win over the Miami Dolphins, I have no problems calling Laurent Robinson the best wide receiver on the Cowboys' roster. Sure, Dez Bryant is extremely talented and has the ability to break any play and turn it into a...
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 27, 2011
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Tennessee-Vanderbilt Postgame Notes
Tennessee post-game notes from Saturday night's overtime victory vs. Vanderbilt at Neyland Stadium.
University of Tennessee Athletics Department, Nov 20, 2011
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Five Best Moments in Dallas Cowboys History (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
I was searching and searching my mental vault of football memories to find the five best in-game moments in the Dallas Cowboys storied history. I selected the plays by asking myself if it made a historic impact in some way. I also asked if it led to a...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 26, 2011
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Dez Bryant Invisible Late in Dallas Cowboys Games in 2011: A Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
What happened to Dez Bryant this year? The Dallas Cowboys exciting second year receiver came into the 2011 season as one of the bright spots for the Cowboys offense and looked to step in to help Miles Austin give the Cowboys a strong air attack throughout the...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 20, 2011
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Garrett puts tight leash on Romo down stretch (Yahoo! Sports)
Pin the Cowboys' latest loss on coach Jason Garrett, who didn't trust Tony Romo's arm at the end.
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 17, 2011
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Alvin Harper
by thesemers Sep 24, 2011
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Cowboys Won't Be Caught Free Ballin': Tackle In Tow, What Happens Next?
The Cowboys didn't get caught with their pants down with Doug Free after all. For weeks I've posted that Jerry Jones hasn't lost a young player in his prime to free agency since Alvin Harper bolted for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers back in the...
Blogging the Boys, Jul 28, 2011
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Jerry Jones Admits Mistake And Releases Roy Williams...But Now What?
It's here, the 2011 NFL season is finally upon. During the long offseason and lockout the BTB community has discussed which Dallas Cowboys players should be helped out the front doors once said figurative and literal doors are unlocked and...
Blogging the Boys, Jul 27, 2011
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Learning From The Past: Free Agents The Cowboys Should Avoid
The NFL has just released its tentative schedule for 2011. Provided the players vote to ratify the CBA today, these are the key next steps for free agency. Saturday, July 23: Starting at 2:00 PM ET, clubs may negotiate with, but not sign,...
Blogging the Boys, Jul 22, 2011
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Top Ten Cowboys Regular Season Games: #6 - Two Primetime Packer Thursdays
For this week's edition of the Top Ten games in Cowboys history, I'm cheating. When I determined which games would make the cut, I narrowed the list down to about twenty games, and then called in The Turk. The final cuts were agonizing, so I...
Blogging the Boys, Jul 15, 2011
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Offseason Headscratcher: Who Will Emerge At Fullback/ F-Back?
Since 2007, when Garrett took over the offense, despite all the yards, touchdowns and accolades they have garnered, the Cowboys have had a consistent weak spot on their offense: a tight end/ fullback type who can fulfill the diverse...
Blogging the Boys, Jul 12, 2011
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