Darius Harris
No. 47 – Kansas City Chiefs
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1996-01-17) January 17, 1996 (age 26)
Horn Lake, Mississippi
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:Horn Lake (Horn Lake, Mississippi)
College:Middle Tennessee
Undrafted:2019
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2021
Total tackles:15
Fumble recoveries:1
Pass deflections:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Darius Leseaun Harris (born January 17, 1996) is an American football linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Middle Tennessee.

Professional career

After playing four years at Middle Tennessee, Harris was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent on April 29, 2019.[1] On July 24, he was placed on the non-football injury reserve while recovering from a shoulder injury he suffered late in college, spending the entire season there.[2]

Harris returned to the Chiefs the next season, but was waived on September 5, 2020[3] and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[4] On September 30, he was promoted from the practice squad.[5]

On October 9, 2021, Harris was waived by the Chiefs and re-signed to the practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Chiefs on February 2, 2022.[6]

References

  1. ^ Pryor, Brooke (April 29, 2019). "Linebackers Gary Johnson, Darius Harris highlight Chiefs' class of undrafted hopefuls". KansasCity.com. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  2. ^ Derrick, Matt (July 24, 2019). "Chiefs Release TE Neal Sterling; LB Darius Harris Joins Non-Football Injury List". SI.com. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  3. ^ Goldman, Charles (September 5, 2020). "Tracking each player released by Chiefs during 2020 roster cuts". USAToday.com. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  4. ^ Brisco, Joshua (September 6, 2020). "Kansas City Chiefs Initial Practice Squad Roster for 2020". SI.com. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  5. ^ Goldman, Charles (September 30, 2020). "Chiefs announce two roster moves on Wednesday". USAToday.com. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  6. ^ "Chiefs sign 13 players to reserve/future contracts". Chiefs Wire. USA Today. February 2, 2022.