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Marcus Harrison biography

Date of birth : 1984-07-10
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Little Rock, Arkansas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-06
Credited as : Football player NFL, defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Marcus Harrison is an American football defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.

NFL Career:

Played in all 32 games in his first two seasons in the NFL (2008-09), with 9 career starts... Gathered 52 tackles (24 solo) for Chicago... Credited with 3.0 sacks (22.0 yards), 2 PBUs and 4 TFLs... Registered his first career sack in his first NFL game at IND (9/7/08)... Posted a career-high 7 tackles at MIN (11/30/08)... Made his first career start at ATL (10/18/09).

2009 SEASON: Played in all 16 games, making 9 starts on the defensive line... Tied for fourth amongst defensive linemen with 27 tackles (14 solo)... Made his first career start at ATL (10/18).

2008 - Appeared in all 16 games, finishing the season with 25 tackles (10 solo)... Notched 2.0 sacks, 2 PBUs and 3 TFLs... Made his NFL debut at IND (9/7)... Gathered a career-high 7 tackles at MIN (11/30).


Four-year letterwinner at the University of Arkansas (2004-07), finishing his career with 186 tackles (110 solo), 17.5 TFLs, 12 PBU, 4.0 sacks, 1 FF and 3 FR... Played in 47 games as a Razorback, starting 34 contests... Earned second-team all-SEC accolades from the Associated Press as a senior... Tallied 76 tackles (41 solo), 6.5 TFLs, 10 PBU, 1.5 sacks and 1 FF... Compiled 67 of his 76 tackles over the final eight games, playing at both defensive end and defensive tackle... Played in all 13 games as a junior, including 5 starts... Racked up 42 tackles (27 solo), 3.5 TFLs, 1.5 sacks, 1 PBU and 1 FR... Suffered a knee injury against Vanderbilt that caused him to miss 1 game... As a sophomore, appeared in all 11 games, including nine starts at DT... Accumulated 37 tackles (20 solo), 5 TFLs, 1.0 sack and led the team with 15 QB Hurries... Started 10 of Arkansas' 11 games as a freshman, becoming the first true freshman position player to start a season opener since 1982... Credited with 31 tackles (22 solo), 2.5 TFLs and 1 PBU... Became the first Razorback defensive lineman to score a TD since 1997 when he returned a fumble for a score against No. 6 Georgia.


Was named a member of the Associated Press Super Team as a senior at Mills H.S. but spent one year at Hargrave Academy before going to Arkansas... Also played tight end in high school... Son of Calvin and Michelle Harrison... Majored in sociology.

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