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It has been an awful start to Chase Harrell’s NFL career. Harrell was a tight end and defensive end prospect from Arkansas whom the 49ers signed last year as an undrafted free agent before adding to their practice squad.
On October 1, Harrell was suspended for six games by the NFL for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. He did not appear in any games and was waived by the 49ers in April.
According to ESPN’s Field Yates, Harrell has run into trouble with the NFL again, and has been suspended for the entirety of the 2021 season.
TE Chase Harrell, waived by the 49ers in April, has been suspended for the entire 2021 regular season.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) June 16, 2021
In college Harrell, appeared in 22 games (2 starts) in two years (2018-19) at Arkansas, registering 7 receptions. for 94 yards and 1 TD. He appeared in 24 games (4 starts) in three years (2015-17) at Kansas, where he recorded 30 receptions for 302 yards and 5 TDs. As a senior, he appeared in 12 games (2 starts), registering 3 receptions for 34 yards and 1 TD. As a junior, he appeared in 10 games and recorded 4 receptions for 60 yds. In 2017 at Kansas, he appeared in 12 games (4 starts) and recorded 25 receptions for 221 yards and 3 TDs. As a freshman, he played in 12 games and registered 5 receptions for 81 yards and 2 TDs. Redshirted in 2015.