Marcus Harrison

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Marcus Harrison
Marcus Harrison 2008.jpg
Harrison in 2008 with the Chicago Bears.
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-07-10) July 10, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: Little Rock, Arkansas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 316 lb (143 kg)
Career information
College: Arkansas
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 3 / Pick: 90
Debuted in 2008 for the Chicago Bears
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SEC (2007)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2011
Games 37
Tackles (total) 55
Sacks 3.0
Stats at NFL.com

Marcus Harrison (born July 10, 1984) is an American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft after playing college football at Arkansas.

Early years[edit]

Harrison with the Razorbacks in 2006.

Harrison played high school football at Mills High School in Little Rock. After a successful career as an Arkansas Razorback, Harrison stepped up for the Chicago Bears and had a productive rookie season, rotating in and playing extensively alongside Tommie Harris.

Professional career[edit]

On September 4, 2011, Harrison was claimed off waivers by the Carolina Panthers. However, he failed his physical and was placed back on waivers.

On October 14, Harrison was signed by the New England Patriots, and to make room, the Patriots released Phillip Adams. He was released on October 15, 2011.

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