Ryan Harris (American football)


Ryan Harris (American football)

Infobox NFLactive
name=Ryan Harris


|currentteam=Denver Broncos
currentnumber=74
currentpositionplain=Offensive tackle
birthdate=birth date and age|1985|3|11
birthplace=Minneapolis, Minnesota
heightft=6
heightin=5
weight=300
debutyear=2007
debutteam=Denver Broncos
college=Notre Dame
draftyear=2007
draftround=3
draftpick=70
pastteams=
* Denver Broncos (2007-present)
status=Active
nfl=HAR534109

Ryan Emerson Wilcox Harris (born March 11, 1985 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American football offensive tackle for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Broncos in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.

Early years

Harris attended Cretin-Derham Hall High School in St. Paul, Minnesota and was a letterman in football and wrestling. In wrestling, he was a two-year letterman and an All-Conference honoree. He played in the 2003 U.S. Army All-American Bowl with fellow Notre Dame teammates Brady Quinn, John Carlson, and Tom Zbikowski.

College career

Heavily recruited by Notre Dame, Iowa, Miami (FL), and Michigan. Harris committed to play for the Fighting Irish, where he started at offensive tackle for four seasons.

Professional career

Denver Broncos

Harris was drafted by the Denver Broncos as a 3rd round pick (70th overall) in the 2007 NFL draft. [ [http://broncotalk.net/2007/04/broncos-address-ol-in-third-round/ Broncos Address OL in Third Round] . BroncoTalk. Retrieved on 2007-07-12]

Personal

Harris is a devout Muslim. Before finding his faith, he was raised in the church of Unitarian Universalism, at Unity Church Unitarian in St. Paul. In the summer before attending Notre Dame, Harris was featured on the MTV show "True Life" in a documentary entitled "I Want the Perfect Body."

External links

* [http://www.denverbroncos.com/page.php?id=498&contentID=7255 Denver Broncos bio]
* [http://und.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/harris_ryan00.html Notre Dame Fighting Irish bio]

References


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