River Kings Add Local Wide Receiver

River Kings Add Local Wide Receiver

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA  – The Cedar Rapids River Kings have re-signed receiver Demetrius Harper to their 2019 IFL roster.

Harper (6-0, 200, Coe College) joins the River Kings for his first season as a member of the Indoor Football League. He was previously signed by Cedar Rapids in June for the final few weeks of the 2018 regular season but did not see time on the field.

As a Kowhawk, Harper earned Second Team All-Iowa Conference honors as a senior as he capped off his final year with a single-season school record 73 receptions for 1,073 yards and nine touchdowns. He finished his career with 116 receptions and ranked fourth all-time in school history in receiving yards (1,956) and third in touchdowns (22). He holds the single-game school record for receptions with 16.

Prior to attending Coe College, Harper played his first collegiate season at Ellsworth Community College after transferring from Iowa Western CC. He is originally from Cedar Rapids and played his prep career at Prairie High School.