Nick Harper (American football)

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Nick Harper
Nick Harper signs autograph.jpg
No. 25, 20
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1974-09-10) September 10, 1974 (age 39)
Place of birth: Milledgeville, Georgia
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 182 lb (83 kg)
Career information
College: Fort Valley State
Debuted in 2000 for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Last played in 2009 for the Tennessee Titans
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles 625
INTs 21
Pass deflections 88
Stats at NFL.com

Nicholas Necosi Harper (born September 10, 1974 in Milledgeville) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League. He was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as an street free agent in 2000. He played college football at Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, Georgia.

Harper has played for the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Colts in Super Bowl XLI.

Early years[edit]

Harper attended Baldwin High School and was a letterman in football, wrestling, baseball, and track & field. In football, as a senior, he won first team All-Conference honors and was named the team MVP.

College career[edit]

Harper played college football at Fort Valley State University.

Professional career[edit]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

After being declared ineligible for his senior season at Fort Valley State in 2000, Harper signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League and appeared in 18 games for the team.[1]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Harper signed with the Indianapolis Colts on January 16, 2001.[1]

The Indianapolis Colts won Super Bowl XLI win following the 2006 season, giving Harper his first Super Bowl ring.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Before the 2007 season, Harper signed a 3-year deal with the Tennessee Titans as a free agent. Harper played in and started 14 games and registered 80 tackles, three interceptions, 14 passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in his first season with the Titans.[1]

In 2008, Harper finished second on the team with 17 passes defensed.[1]



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