Washington Redskins, NFL
- Scored his first touchdown as a Redskin off of a 16-yard pass from RGIII in the 2012 season opener against the New Orleans Saints
- AFC Champion with the Indianapolis Colts (2009)
- 3x All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection (2005, 2006 and 2007)
- 2x Division III All-American suggestion (2006 and 2007)
- Ed Sherman Award winner for the OAC’s most outstanding receiver (2006)
Pierre Garcon is currently a wide receiver in the NFL for the Washington Redskins. He was drafted in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts, where he played until 2011. In Indianapolis, Pierre worked his way towards earning a starting position and became a consistent threat in quarterback Peyton Manning’s offense, recording 47 receptions, 765 yards and four touchdowns in his second season. In 2011, Pierre had his best season with the Colts, starting all 16 games and recording 70 receptions for 947 yards and six touchdowns. Prior to the 2012 season, he joined the Washington Redskins where he scored the first touchdown in the season opener against the New Orleans Saints. After catching a 16-yard pass from Robert Griffin III, Pierre ran for an additional 72 yards and a touchdown, giving RGIII his first career touchdown.
Before playing professionally, Pierre attended Mount Union College where he averaged over 60 catches, 1,000 yards and 15 touchdowns in his career as a Purple Raider. While at Mount Union, he led the team to two consecutive Div III National Championships, falling just short of a third. During his sophomore season in 2005, Pierre earned Ohio Athletic Conference second-team honors after having 68 receptions for 1,196 yards and 16 touchdowns. As a junior, he was named to the Ohio Athletic Conference first-team and was the recipient of the Ed Sherman Award for the OAC's most outstanding receiver. That season, he was third in the nation with 1,212 receiving yards and 67 receptions with 17 touchdowns. As a senior in 2007, Pierre was an Ohio Athletic Conference first-team selection and was the recipient of the Ed Sherman Award for the second time.