Duron Harmon

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Duron Harmon
Duron Harmon
Harmon with the New England Patriots in 2014
No. 30 New England Patriots
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-01-24) January 24, 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth: Magnolia, Delaware
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Camden (DE) Caesar Rodney
College: Rutgers
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 91
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 2016
Total tackles: 83
Pass deflections: 12
Interceptions: 7
Player stats at NFL.com

Duron Harmon (born January 24, 1991) is an American football safety for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Patriots in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Rutgers.

Early years[edit]

Harmon was raised in Magnolia, Delaware. He attended Caesar Rodney High School in Camden, Delaware, and played high school football for the Caesar Rodney Riders.

College career[edit]

While attending Rutgers University, Harmon played for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team from 2009 to 2012. Following his senior season in 2012, he was a first-team All-Big East Conference selection at safety.

Professional career[edit]

The New England Patriots chose Harmon in the third round, with the 91st overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Patriots signed him to a rookie contract on May 15, 2013, which was for four-years and $2.711 million and included a $533,600 signing bonus. [1]

Harmon intercepted Joe Flacco's pass in the 2014 divisional round of the playoffs with less than two minutes remaining in the game. This interception allowed the Patriots to hold onto a 35-31 win. "That’s the biggest pick of my life,” Harmon said after the game. Harmon and the Patriots would go on to win Super Bowl XLIX over the Seattle Seahawks.[2]

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