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Adrian Arrington**
Wide Receiver
Hometown:Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School:Washington

At Michigan ... three-year letterman ... played in 35 career games and made 18 starts at wide receiver ... made 109 receptions for 1,438 yards (13.2 avg.) and scored 16 touchdowns during his career ... collected at least one reception in final 26 career games.

Senior (2007) ... Desmond Howard Award winner as Michigan's top wide receiver ... named to ESPN.com All-Bowl team ... started all 13 games at wide receiver ... second on the team with career highs in receptions (67), receiving yards (882) and receiving touchdowns (eight) ... 10th in the Big Ten and 64th nationally in receptions per game (5.15 avg.) ... eighth in the league and 67th nationally in total receiving yards per contest (67.85 avg.) ... 58th nationally with 882 total receiving yards ... completed an 11-yard TD to Mario Manningham off a reverse ... made four receptions for 52 yards vs. Appalachian State (Sept. 1) ... caught six passes for 69 yards and one touchdown against Oregon (Sept. 8) ... made nine career TD grab on a seven-yard pass from Henne on the game's second possession vs. the Ducks ... caught two passes for 15 yards and a five-yard TD pass vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 15) ... led team with six catches for 70 yards against Penn State (Sept. 22) ... five of his six receptions against the Nittany Lions converted third-down opportunities and all six catches provided U-M with a new set of downs ... matched career high with 90 receiving yards on seven catches at Northwestern (Sept. 29), including a 16-yard touchdown reception ... cracked century mark in receiving for the first time in his career vs. Eastern Michigan (Oct. 6), catching six passes for 102 yards and one touchdown ... grabbed a 31-yard TD pass in the first quarter against the Eagles ... caught six passes for 55 yards vs. Purdue (Oct. 13) ... made three catches for 58 yards and one TD at Illinois (Oct. 20) ... caught a 39-yard career long pass from Henne in the second quarter ... gave U-M its first lead, 17-14 at half, with a 14-yard diving touchdown grab from Henne with 45 seconds left in the second quarter ... tossed the game-winning touchdown, an 11-yard pass on reverse to Mario Manningham, with 8:12 remaining against the Illini ... made four catches for 61 yards vs. Minnesota (Oct. 27) ... caught five passes for 43 yards at Michigan State (Nov. 3), including four receptions for 44 yards on the final two drives of the game ... has scored a receiving touchdown in five of the last nine games ... led team with seven catches for 101 yards and one touchdown at Wisconsin (Nov. 10) ... caught a diving 26-yard TD reception against the Badgers in the fourth quarter ... grabbed his 100th career reception in the Ohio State (Nov. 17) game, catching two passes for 13 yards ... set career highs in every receiving category vs. Florida in the Capital One Bowl (Jan. 1), catching nine passes for 153 yards and two touchdowns ... hauled in a one-yard TD grab that gave U-M the halftime lead and the eventual game-winner with 4:12 remaining against the Gators ... two of his nine catches were among the top 10 plays of the bowl season on ESPN.

Junior (2006)... earned second varsity letter ... played in all 13 games at wideout and started five contests ... set career highs in every receiving category ... second on the team in receptions (40) and touchdowns (eight) and third in receiving yards (544) ... averaged 13.6 yards per catch ... had at least one reception in every game ... caught seven of his eight TD receptions during Big Ten play ... caught touchdown passes on the opening series in four games ... hauled in a seven-yard catch against Vanderbilt (Sept. 2) ... made a five-yard reception vs. Central Michigan (Sept. 9) ... caught a pair of 16-yard passes at Notre Dame (Sept. 16) ... caught four passes for 79 yards against Wisconsin (Sept. 23) ... also secured his longest career reception with a 33-yard catch against the Badgers ... made his first career touchdown receptions at Minnesota (Sept. 30), snaring a 16-yard touchdown on the opening possession of the game and a 37-yard TD on third series ... made three receptions for 59 yards against the Gophers ... collected a 13-yard touchdown reception vs. Michigan State (Oct. 7) ... set then career highs in receptions (5) and receiving yards (83) at Penn State (Oct. 14) ... caught a 25-yard TD pass against the Nittany Lions ... scored at least one touchdown in three straight games ... grabbed a team season-high eight receptions for 79 yards against Iowa (Oct. 21) ... caught a 14-yard touchdown pass on the opening drive vs. Northwestern (Oct. 28), his only reception of the game ... made two receptions for 25 yards against Ball State (Nov. 4) ... caught three passes for 24 yards at Indiana (Nov. 11), including a one-yard TD reception on the opening series of the game ... led team and set a career high with 90 receiving yards on five catches at Ohio State (Nov. 18) ... hauled in a 37-yard touchdown pass against the Buckeyes ... caught four passes for 34 yards vs. Southern California in the Rose Bowl (Jan. 1) ... grabbed an 11-yard TD reception in the fourth quarter against the Trojans.

Sophomore (2005)... played wide receiver and had a 15-yard kickoff return vs. Northern Illinois (Sept. 3) ... injured on kickoff return against the Wildcats ... missed Notre Dame (Sept. 10) through Indiana (Nov. 12) games due to injury ... returned to practice but did not play the remainder of the season.

Freshman (2004)... earned first varsity letter ... played in eight games ... caught two passes for 12 yards ... made career debut at receiver vs. Miami (Sept. 4) ... made travel roster at Notre Dame (Sept. 11), but did not see action ... played receiver vs. Iowa (Sept. 25) ... made first career catch for seven yards at Indiana (Oct. 2) ... caught one pass for five yards vs. Minnesota (Oct. 9) ... played receiver at Purdue (Oct. 23) ... saw action at receiver vs. Northwestern (Nov. 13) ... played receiver and on special teams at Ohio State (Nov. 20) ... special teams contributor vs. Texas in the Rose Bowl (Jan.1).

Prep... attended Washington High School (2004) coached by Paul James ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.46 seconds and bench pressed 225 pounds ... Key Statistics... caught 100 career passes for 1,547 yards and 23 touchdowns while returning 24 kickoffs for 642 yards with one touchdown and 38 punts for 442 yards with one touchdown ... intercepted 11 passes and made 95 tackles in his career on defense ... caught 57 passes for 914 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior ... recorded 29 tackles, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries as a senior ... had 34 catches for 424 yards and five touchdown catches along with 11 rushes for 11 yards and two touchdowns as a junior ... made 38 tackles along with five interceptions as a junior ... made eight catches for 140 yards and three touchdowns along with 38 tackles and three interceptions as a sophomore ... made one catch for nine yards as a freshman ... Honors and Rankings... rated as nation’s No. 43 player and No. 5 wide receiver by Tom Lemming ... named to the Top 100 Dream Team and rated No. 11 wide receiver in the country by PrepStar ... rated No. 1 prospect in Iowa, No. 17 wide receiver in the nation, No. 19 prospect in the Midwest and No. 23 prospect in the Midlands by Rivals100.com ... graded a four-star prospect by Rivals100.com ... rated as the No. 10 wide receiver in the nation and No. 8 prospect in the Midlands region by SuperPrep ... rated as No. 6 wide receiver and No. 37 prospect in the nation by Collegefootballnews.com ... rated No. 5 flanker in the nation by MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com ... graded a five-star prospect by MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com ... rated No. 11 wide receiver in the country by TheInsiders.com ... graded a four-star prospect by TheInsiders.com ... listed as the No. 29 best offensive player in the country and the No. 8 player in the Midwest by The G&W Recruiting Report ... rated No. 3 on the Detroit Free Press "Best of the Midwest" list ... was named first-team all-state by the Des Moines Register and by the Iowa Newspaper Association ... named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Iowa as a senior ... earned first-team all-conference and all-metro honors as a senior ... selected to play in the 2004 US Army All-American Game in San Antonio, Texas ... earned second-team all-state in Class 4A and first-team all conference and all-metro honors as a junior ... Other Sports... was one of the top basketball players in the Iowa class of 2004 ... timed at 10.9 seconds in the 100-meters.

Personal... Adrian Jarrard Arrington was born November 7, 1985 ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... general studies major. 

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