Team

Leroy Harris
C #64
Height:
6-3
Weight:
303
College:
North Carolina State
Experience:
7
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 76 42
2013 DET 1 0
2012 TEN 8 8
2011 TEN 16 16
2010 TEN 15 15
2009 TEN 15 2
2008 TEN 16 1
2007 TEN 5 0

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an unrestricted free agent on June 3, 2013.
  • Re-signed by the Tennessee Titans as an unrestricted free agent on July 30, 2011.
  • Drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round (115th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.

PRO: Seven-year pro with versatility along the offensive line who took over starting duties at both right and left guard with the Titans in 2010 after playing as a reserve for the first three seasons of his career (2007-09). Started 42-of-75 career games played.

2012: Started eight games for the Titans before undergoing surgery to repair a partially torn anterior cruciate ligament, forcing him to miss the second half of the season.

2011: Led a Titans offensive line that allowed just 24 sacks on the season, the second-lowest total in the NFL. Started all 16 games for the first time in his career.

  • Helped the Titans offensive line limit the Baltimore Ravens (9/18) to no sacks on 42 pass attempts.
  • At Cleveland (10/2), did not allow a sack and aided RB Chris Johnson to rush for 101 yards on 23 carries.
  • Returned from injury at Carolina (11/13) as the starting left guard and helped the Titans ground game rush for 172 yards.
  • Provided protection for QB Matt Hasselbeck to throw for 350 passing yards against Jacksonville (12/24).

2010: Earned the starting job at left guard at the beginning of the season and started 15 games. Part of an offensive line that helped open holes for Titans ball carriers to rush for a combined 1,727 yards in 2010.

  • Opened the season with a dominating performance up front against Oakland (9/12), helping the Titans rush for 205 yards on the ground.
  • In back-to-back games at Jacksonville (10/18) and San Diego (10/31), was part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack in either game.
  • At Indianapolis (1/2), helped protect QB Kerry Collins as he passed for 300 yards while allowing only one sack on 39 pass attempts.

2009: Appeared in 15 games with two starts, while also seeing extensive action on special teams throughout the season.

  • Made his first start of the season at left guard at New York Jets (9/27).
  • Despite never playing right tackle in a game, Harris helped the Titans ground game gain 152 rushing yards in a 34-27 victory over San Francisco (11/8).

2008: Played in every game during his sophomore season, primarily as a special teams contributor. Started one game in the regular season (12/28 at Indianapolis) and one game in the postseason (1/10 vs. Baltimore).

  • Registered his first career NFL start at center for an injured C Kevin Mawae at Indianapolis (12/28).

2007: As a rookie, played in five regular season games and one postseason game and was inactive for the remaining 11 contests. Contributed primarily on special teams.

  • At Denver (11/19), saw his first NFL action as a reserve for field goal protection and kickoff return units.

COLLEGE Started 42-of-43 career games played for the Wolfpack, including 26 at center, 15 at left guard and one at right guard.

  • As a senior in 2006, named first-team All-ACC by the Associated Press and won the inaugural Sonitrol Offensive Lineman of the Year Award. Started eight games at center, one game at left guard and one game at right guard as part of an offensive line unit that allowed just 19 sacks on the season.
  • Named first-team All-ACC by The Sporting News as well as the team’s Most Valuable Offensive Lineman after starting all 12 games as a junior.
  • Earned honorable mention All-ACC honors as a freshman and sophomore.
  • Redshirted in 2002.
  • Received his degree in sport management with a minor and business.

PERSONAL Was a three-time All-Conference performer as a two-way lineman for Southeast Raleigh (N.C.) High School where he was rated by Rivals.com as the best defensive tackle prospect in the state after posting 56 tackles as a senior.

  • Also lettered in wrestling (four years) and shot put and discuss for the track and field team (two years).
  • Hosts an annual two-day youth football camp at his former high school in Raleigh.
  • Married to wife, Christina, and has two sons, Leroy III and Christian, and a daughter, Lauren.

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