Despite having not played in the National Football League in three years, former Pro Bowl WR Percy Harvin is interested in making a return to the gridiron, according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson.
Breaking: Former 1st-rounder, FA WR Percy Harvin tells me: “I’m ready to return to the NFL. I thought I was done, but that itch came back. I’ve been training w/a former Olympian. My body is feeling good. Mentally I’m better. My family is good. The timing is right.” He’s 185lbs. pic.twitter.com/NQaadbF73B
— ig: josinaanderson (@JosinaAnderson) April 22, 2020
Harvin, who starred at the University of Florida before being selected in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft, will be 32 when the season opens.
Harvin told Anderson that he’s been training with a former Olympian and that his “body is feeling good, mentally I’m better, my family is good, the timing is right.”.
Harvin recorded 353 catches for 4,026 yards and 32 total touchdowns in his career. He is also nearing 1,000 yards rushing and was an elite returner. Harvin was on Seattle’s Super Bowl XLVIII winning team.
Harvin was inducted into the UF Athletics Hall of Fame in 2019.