Harris (6-2, 243, Michigan), the 47th overall selection in the 2007 NFL Draft, finished his career at the University of Michigan with 196 total tackles, four sacks, one interception, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. Harris was a second-team All-American as a senior by Sports Illustrated. He was also a semi-finalist for the Butkus Award, given to the nation's top linebacker. In 2006, the Grand Rapids, MI, native shared the Bo Schembechler team MVP award with tailback Mike Hart.
NFL plans to enact new enhancements to Rooney Rule ahead of next hiring cycle
The NFL plans to inform owners at the league's fall meeting Tuesday of new enhancements to the Rooney Rule for the upcoming hiring cycle, including mandating at least one in-person interview with an external minority candidate for head coach and general manager jobs.