Syracuse football WR Steve Ishmael breaks Marvin Harrison's record for receiving yards – Syracuse.com

Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse football senior wide receiver Steve Ishmael broke Marvin Harrison’s record for the most receiving yards in school history.

Ishmael, a Miami native, caught a 37-yard touchdown with 5:26 remaining in the first quarter to give him 2,744 career receiving yards.

Earlier Saturday he also set the school’s single-season mark for most catches, breaking Amba Etta-Tawo’s record of 94 set last season.

Ishmael’s 95th catch came on the first play from scrimmage, a 3-yard gain from Rex Culpepper, a redshirt freshman making his first career start. 

Harrison, a Pro Football Hall of Famer, finished his SU career with 2,728 yards.

Ishmael finished Saturday’s 42-14 loss against Boston College with 11 catches for a career-high 187 yards.

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