Ike Harris

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Ike Harris
Date of birth (1952-11-27) November 27, 1952 (age 64)
Place of birth West Memphis, Arkansas
Career information
Position(s) Wide receiver
College Iowa State
NFL draft 1974 / Round: 4 / Pick 91
Career history
As player
1974 Southern California Sun
1975–1977 St. Louis Cardinals
1978–81 New Orleans Saints
Career stats

Isiah "Ike" Harris (born November 27, 1952 in West Memphis, Arkansas) is a former American football wide receiver in the NFL for the St. Louis Cardinals (1975–77) and the New Orleans Saints (1978–81).

Harris played college football at Iowa State University. In 1974, he played for the Southern California Sun of the World Football League. He next joined the NFL, where he caught 211 passes in his career for 16 touchdowns.[1]

Harris was President of BellSouth Enterprises and was named one of the 75 Most Powerful African-Americans in Corporate America by Black Enterprise Magazine.[2]

Harris has been a member of the Board of Directors of CIGNA Corporation since 2005, and has been named to take over as non-executive Chairman of the Board on January 1, 2010.[3]