James Harrison

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Birthday
4, 1978
Birthplace
Akron, OH
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
Akron, OH

About

NFL linebacker who made five straight Pro Bowls from 2007-2011 as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He briefly played for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2013 before returning to the Steelers from 2014 until 2017. In 2017, he joined the New England Patriots.

Before Fame

He played football at Archbishop Hoban High School and Coventry High School. He was signed in 2002 as an undrafted rookie by the Steelers out of Kent State.

Trivia

He was named AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2008 and helped the Steelers win Super Bowls XL and XLIII.

Family Life

He was the youngest of 14. He fathered two sons, James Harrison III and Henry, in 2007 and 2009, respectively.

Associated With

He played with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in Super Bowls XL and XLIII.