Josh Harris (long snapper)

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Josh Harris
Josh Harris signing autographs at Atlanta Falcons training camp, July 2016
Harris in 2016
No. 47 – Atlanta Falcons
Position: Long snapper
Personal information
Born: (1989-04-27) April 27, 1989 (age 29)
Carrollton, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 224 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school: Carrollton (Carrollton, Georgia)
College: Auburn
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 1, 2018
Games played: 96
Total tackles: 4
Player stats at NFL.com

Josh Harris (born April 27, 1989) is an American football long snapper for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Auburn University. He signed with the Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2012.

Professional career

Atlanta Falcons

Harris signed as an undrafted free agent with the Atlanta Falcons on April 26, 2012 following the 2012 NFL Draft.[1] He was selected over veteran Joe Zelenka in the pre-season, when the roster was cut down to 53 players.[2] He made his NFL debut in the Week 1 win against the Kansas City Chiefs.

On September 17, 2014, Harris signed a four-year contract extension with the Falcons.[3]

In the 2016 season, Harris and the Falcons reached Super Bowl LI, where they faced the New England Patriots on February 5, 2017.

References

  1. ^ Auburn long snapper Josh Harris signs with the Atlanta Falcons; safety Neiko Thorpe signs with Kansas City Chiefs
  2. ^ Ledbetter, D. Orlando (September 4, 2012). "Atlanta Falcons: Meet long snapper Josh Harris". Atlanta Journal Constitution. Archived from the original on October 14, 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2012.
  3. ^ Adams, Jay (September 17, 2014). "Falcons Sign Bosher, Harris to Extensions". AtlantaFalcons.com. Retrieved April 8, 2017.

External links

  • Auburn Tigers bio
  • Atlanta Falcons bio
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