Damien Harris is an American football player who plays for an NFL team called the New England Patriots. His position is as a running back. He was twice honored with the CFP Nation Championship in 2015 and 2017. His 2021 NFL stats are 1,632 rushing yards, 17 rushing touchdowns, 184 receiving yards and 23 receptions.
Damien Harris was born on February 11, 1997 in Richmond, Kentucky, United States of America. His mother’s name is Lynn Harris while details about his father have been kept secret. He has two younger sisters whose names have not been released. He played football with his family at a young age and decided to pursue a career there. Damien attended Madison Southern High School and graduated from high school. He also played soccer for the school team. For his higher and further studies he went to the University of Alabama.
Damien Harris career
Damien started his soccer career in his high school. He had a total of 6,748 rushing yards with 122 touchdowns. He was the eighth best overall player in his class. He later decided to play at the University of Alabama. Back in 2015 he was a backup to Derrick Henry and a true freshman. He has been seen in 12 games rushing for 157 yards on 46 carries.
In 2016, Henry made the move to the NFL, making him Alabama’s running back and able to beat Bo Scarborough. He played various games against USC, Ole Miss, Kent State, Kentucky, Arkansas, Texas A&M and many more. His collegiate career included 3,070 rushing yards with 23 touchdowns and 407 receiving yards. He graduated in December 2018. In 2019, he was selected by the New England Patriots in the third round as the 87th overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft.
He made his professional debut in Week 7 against the New York Jets. He had 12 rushing yards from 12 in the 2019 season. In 2020 he played games against the Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Baltimore Ravens and many other teams. He finished the season with a lead rusher tally with 691 yards and two touchdowns in 10 games.
He was the team’s main starter in the 2021 season. He played various games against Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New York Jets and many other teams. From week 8 he could split carries and backups with Rhamondre Stevenson. He has 929 rushing yards with 15 touchdowns and 132 receiving yards.
Damien Harris Biography
|Real name||Damien Harris|
|date of birth||February 11, 1997|
|Age (as of 2022)||24 years|
|place of birth||Richmond, Kentucky, USA|
|job||running back football|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 11” – in centimeters – 180cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 97kg – in pounds – 213 pounds|
|shoe size||12 (USA)|
Damien Harris Family
|school||Madison Southern High School|
|University||University of Alabama|
|marital status||In relation|
Damien Harris is currently in a relationship with Kayla McCarthy when they met in 2017. Kayla is a young and gorgeous woman who studied finance and business law at Boston University. She is currently working for a company as a marketing intern and is also very popular on social media. Both post cute and cozy pictures of each other on their social media profile.
Damien Harris Net Worth
Damien Harris has earned a lot from his football career. His average salary has been estimated at around $907,784. According to sources, his net worth is estimated to be around $3.6 million.
Facts About Damien Harris
- He was interviewed by Erik Scalavino, a writer at Patriots.com.
- He was rated a five-star recruit and a top running back by Rivals.com.
- Damien was impressed by Coach Nick Saban, the head coach at the University of Alabama.
- He got a sprained knee against Kent State, which caused him to sit out the rest of the game.
- As of September 7, 2020, he was on the injured reserve list with a broken finger.