Green Bay's Harrell inspired by father

QB grateful for opportunities -- as hard as they've been to come by -- thanks to father

Updated: February 4, 2011, 1:32 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Graham Harrell never had a problem finding perspective during his often frustrating road to the NFL.

Harrell, who set an NCAA record with 134 passing touchdowns at Texas Tech, was dismissed by scouts and personnel executives as a "system quarterback." He didn't get drafted. He didn't even get an invitation to an NFL training camp.

He spent last season in the Canadian Football League, stashed on the Saskatchewan Roughriders' injured list. He got a tryout in Green ...

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