David Harris

Date of Birth
Jan. 20, 1984
250 lbs


David Harris is entering his eighth season with the New York Jets. Harris, a speedy linebacker, is widely considered one of the most underrated players in the NFL. He has registered four seasons with 100-plus tackles, while being named All-Pro (2009) and winning the Ed Block Courage Award (2009). Harris is a free agent after 2014.

Early Years & College

Harris was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Jan. 21, 1984. He attended Ottawa Hills High where he earned All-State honors and set a school record as a junior by recording 158 tackles. After graduating, Harris went to the University of Michigan where he was forced to redshirt his first two seasons due to injuries, finally bursting onto the national scene as a junior. In 2006, Harris started 13 games and racked up 96 total tackles (15 for ...

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