Shelby Harris

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Shelby Harris
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Harris in the 2014 NFL season.
No. -- Denver Broncos
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-08-11) August 11, 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
High school: Mequon (WI) Homestead
College: Illinois State
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 7 / Pick: 235
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Reserve/Future
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015
Total tackles: 14
Sacks: 1.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Player stats at

Shelby Harris (born August 11, 1991) is an American football defensive end for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Illinois State.

Professional career[edit]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Harris was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the 7th round of the 2014 NFL Draft. On May 20, 2014, he signed his contract with the Raiders. On September 18, 2014, Harris was waived. On September 20, 2014, he was signed to the Raiders' practice squad. On December 24, 2014, he was elevated to the active roster. On September 5, 2015, he was waived. On September 9, 2015, Harris was re-signed to the practice squad. On October 24, 2015, he was elevated to the active roster. On October 31, 2015, he was waived again. On November 3, 2015, Harris was re-signed to the practice squad. On November 19, 2015, he was elevated to the active roster again. On May 16, 2016, Harris was released by the Raiders.

New York Jets[edit]

On June 1, 2016, Harris was signed by the Jets. On August 28, 2016, he was waived by the Jets.[1]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On December 22, 2016, Harris was signed to the Cowboys' practice squad.[2] He was released on January 10, 2017.[3]

Denver Broncos[edit]

On January 25, 2017, Harris signed a reserve/future contract with the Broncos.[4]


  1. ^ Allen, Eric. "Jets Release 11, Place Devin Smith on PUP List". 
  2. ^ "Cowboys Sign DT Shelby Harris To Practice Squad". December 22, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Cowboys Release DT Shelby Harris From Practice Squad, Sign DE Lenny Jones". January 10, 2017. 
  4. ^ Jhabvala, Nicki (January 25, 2017). "Broncos sign DL Shelby Harris to reserve/future contract". 

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