De'Mornay Pierson-El

De'Mornay Pierson-El finished his Husker career with 100 receptions for 1,309 yards and 11 touchdowns.

De’Mornay Pierson-El has played in Canada and the short-lived Alliance of American Football. Now the former Husker will get another chance at the NFL.

Pierson-El signed a deal with the Oakland Raiders on Monday. Terms of his contract have not been reported.

Pierson-El went undrafted after finishing his Nebraska career in 2017. He spent time with the Washington Redskins in training camp before getting released. He then went to Canada, where he returned punts and kicks for the Montreal Alouettes.

This winter he joined several other former Huskers with the Salt Lake Stallions of the AAF, which suspended operations before the end of its first season. Pierson-El caught 36 passes for 414 yards and a touchdown for the Stallions.

Pierson-El battled through injuries to finish his Husker career with 100 receptions for 1,309 yards and 11 touchdowns, along with 26 rushes for 67 yards. He made his name on special teams, earning All-America honors in 2014 as a punt returner. 

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