Damon Harrison
DT #98
Height:
6-4
Weight:
350
Age:
28
College:
William Penn
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
86
SCK
2.5
FF
1
INT
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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
- Originally signed as a rookie free agent by the Jets on May 4, 2012…Signed by the Giants as a free agent on March 10, 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
- Has played in 53 regular-season games with starts in each of his last 48 games…Did not miss a game in the previous 3 seasons…Career totals include 241 tackles (146 solo), 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
TRANSACTIONS:
- Originally signed as a rookie free agent by the Jets on May 4, 2012…Signed by the Giants as a free agent on March 10, 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
- Has played in 53 regular-season games with starts in each of his last 48 games…Did not miss a game in the previous 3 seasons…Career totals include 241 tackles (146 solo), 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
- In 2015, he finished 3rd on the Jets with 91 tackles (57 solo), and had a half-sack and a forced fumble…Recorded a team-high 10 tackles (5 solo) at Dallas (12/19)…Had a career-high 12 tackles (8 solo) at Houston (11/22)… Split a 5-yard sack with safety Dion Bailey, his first since 2013, vs. Jacksonville (11/8)…Finished with 8 tackles (6 solo), including a game-high 2 for losses, vs. Washington (10/18)…Led the defensive line with 5 tackles (4 solo), including 2 for losses, vs. Cleveland (9/13).
- In 2014, started all 16 games, registered 68 tackles (36 solo) and helped lead a defense that was ranked 6th in the NFL overall and 5th vs. the run…Set a then careerhigh with 8 tackles vs. Buffalo (10/26)…Had 6 tackles vs. Detroit (9/28) and 7 at Green Bay (9/14).
- In 2013, started all 16 games at nose tackle and had 80 tackles (51 solo), including 7 for losses, and a sack for a defense that was 3rd in the league with 88.3 rushing yards allowed per game, and first by giving up 3.4 yards per carry…Registered 6 tackles, including 1 for a loss, at Miami (12/29)…Recorded his first career pass defensed and totaled 4 tackles vs. Cleveland (12/22)…Finished with 7 tackles vs. Oakland (12/8), at Baltimore (Nov. 24) and at Cincinnati (10/27)…Picked up his first career sack when he took down Tom Brady for a 7-yard loss vs. New England (10/20)…Had 6 tackles (5 solo) in his first career start vs. Tampa Bay (9/8).
- As a rookie in 2012, made the roster as an undrafted rookie, played in 5 games, and had 2 tackles…Had 2 stops in his NFL debut vs. Houston (10/8). COLLEGE:
- Started all 44 games he played at William Penn in Oskaloosa, Iowa…Concluded career with 224 tackles, 6 sacks, 4 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, and 4 passes defensed…As a senior, posted 60 tackles, 2 forced fumbles and a career-best 3 sacks…As a junior, he registered 47 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries and 2 passes defensed in 10 games.

PERSONAL:
- Physical education major…The only other player from William Penn to play in the NFL was Wilbur Young, a defensive end for Kansas City, San Diego, and Washington from 1971-82…Harrison played football only 1 season at Boston Academy of Learning in Lake Charles, La….Named firstteam all-district and first-team All-Southwest Louisiana... Named the team’s Offensive and Defensive MVP, as well as the team’s Offensive Lineman of the Year…Played shooting guard for high school basketball team.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 279 160 119 4.0 0 3 0 0 -- 0 0 2 0
2016 NYG 16 16 86 55 31 2.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2015 NYJ 16 16 72 39 33 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2014 NYJ 16 16 55 30 25 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 NYJ 16 16 66 36 30 1.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 NYJ 5 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @DAL W 20-19 5 2 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 NO W 16-13 4 3 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 WAS L 27-29 10 9 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @MIN L 10-24 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @GB L 16-23 3 2 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 BAL W 27-23 4 1 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @LA W 17-10 6 5 1 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 PHI W 28-23 5 3 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 CIN W 21-20 8 6 2 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 CHI W 22-16 6 5 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @CLE W 27-13 9 4 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
13 @PIT L 14-24 9 3 6 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 DAL W 10-7 4 2 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 DET W 17-6 4 2 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @PHI L 19-24 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @WAS W 19-10 4 4 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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