James Harrison Rank
About James Harrison
James Henry Harrison Jr. set a record in 2008 when he became the NFL’s first undrafted player to win the “Defensive Player of the Year” award by the Associated Press. The retired linebacker was on the men’s football team of Kent State University. He mostly played in the NFL for the Pittsburgh Steelers, which signed him as an undrafted rookie. He also had stints with the defunct Rhein Fire team of NFL Europe as well as the Cincinnati Bengals and New England Patriots.
He was born to Mildred and James Henry Harrison Sr., who raised him in Akron, Ohio. He has thirteen older siblings. His first son, James Harrison III, was born in 2007. Two years later he had another son named, Henry.
With the Pittsburgh Steelers, he won the Super Bowl twice. He played in five Pro Bowl games was named in two All-Pro first teams.
After playing in the NFL for 15 seasons, he officially retired in April 2018.
He is affectionately called "Silverback".
James Harrison Rank
James Harrison's Popularity
James Harrison is a famous American football player, who was born on May 4, 1978. As a person born on this date, James Harrison is listed in our database as the 89th most popular celebrity for the day (May 4) and the 412th most popular for the year (1978).
People born on May 4 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. James Harrison is the 2701st most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to James Harrison's birthday, James Harrison is the 15917th most famous American and ranks 34th in famous people born in Akron, Ohio, U.S.
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