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De'Mornay Pierson-El (born December 26, 1995) is an American football wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Nebraska.

De'Mornay Pierson-El
No. 9 – Oakland Raiders
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1995-12-26) December 26, 1995 (age 23)
Alexandria, Virginia
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school:West Potomac High School
College:Nebraska
Undrafted:2018
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at CFL.ca

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High school careerEdit

During his four years as an athlete for the West Potomac varsity football team, Pierson-El helped the Wolverines capture a share of the 2011 Patriot District championship as a sophomore receiver, led the team to a playoff berth as a junior running back in 2012, and kept West Potomac competitive as a senior quarterback in 2013. He also played defensive back and returned kicks along the way. As a senior, he earned first-team VHSL all-state honors as an all-purpose defensive player.

College careerEdit

Pierson-El was a versatile and electrifying performer for Nebraska throughout his Cornhusker career. A Virginia native, Pierson-El burst onto the scene in 2014 earning All-America honors as a punt returner as a true freshman. He continued to be a difference-maker on special teams throughout his career, while also producing an outstanding Nebraska career as a receiver.

StatisticsEdit

Season Receiving Rushing Special Teams
Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD PR KR TD
2014 23 321 14.0 46 4 5 10 2.0 6 0 34–596 10–147 3
2015 12 111 9.3 19 1 3 -9 -3.0 0 0 4–48 0–0 0
2016 69 874 12.7 40 1 14 34 2.4 9 0 24–168 0–0 0
2017 14 210 12.4 36 5 3 23 11.5 12 0 5–13 0–0 0
Total 69 874 12.7 46 11 24 58 2.4 12 0 67–825 10–147 3
Reference:[1]

Professional careerEdit

Pierson-El was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2018, but was waived later that month.[2][3]

He then signed with the Montreal Alouettes but was cut in August after only dressing for one game.

He later joined the Salt Lake Stallions of the Alliance of American Football for the 2019 season.[4]

After the AAF suspended football operations, Pierson-El signed with the Oakland Raiders on April 8, 2019.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "De'Mornay Pierson-El]. Stats". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 17, 2017.
  2. ^ Czarda, Stephen (May 2, 2018). "Redskins Sign 13 College Free Agents". Redskins.com.
  3. ^ Czarda, Stephen (May 30, 2018). "Redskins Sign Tight End Garrett Hudson". Redskins.com.
  4. ^ Genessy, Jody (January 30, 2019). "Salt Lake Stallions' first roster includes 17 players from BYU, Utah and Utah State". Deseret News. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  5. ^ Smith, Tyler J. (April 8, 2019). "Raiders dip into AAF pool again, sign WR De'Mornay Pierson-El". Silver And Black Pride. Retrieved April 8, 2019.