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|Date of birth:||May 24, 1950|
|Place of birth:||Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||170 lb (77 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1972 / Round: 5 / Pick: 114|
|Drafted by:||New York Jets|
Career highlights and awards
|CFL All-Star:||1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980|
|CFL East All-Star:||1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980|
A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Harris started his 10 year career with the Alouettes in 1972, spanning 134 games. He was an 8-time all-star and won the Grey Cup in 1974 and 1977. His 38 interceptions for 631 yards are team records as is his 118-yard interception return. He retired in 1980, but returned to the Montreal Concordes in 1982 for 3 games.
He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1999. In November, 2006, Harris was voted one of the CFL's Top 50 players (#33) of the league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN.
- "CFL welcomes three into pantheon ; Alouette Harris, Argo Holloway among inductees". Toronto Star. 16 October 1999. Retrieved 24 September 2010.
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