Former Alabama RB Damien Harris signs with new NFL team
Former Alabama RB Damien Harris is on the move after 4 seasons with the New England Patriots. Harris will continue his career playing for one of the Patriots’ division rivals.
Harris is joining the Buffalo Bills. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, it’s a 1-year deal for Harris.
Former Patriots’ RB Damien Harris reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 20, 2023
LETS GO BUFFALO ❤️? #BillsMafia
— Damien Harris (@DHx34) March 21, 2023
Harris played at Alabama from 2015-to-2018, helping the Crimson Tide win a pair of national championships. The Patriots selected him No. 87 overall in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
After just 2 appearances in his rookie year, Harris played in 36 games the past 3 seasons, making 34 starts. For his pro career, Harris has recorded 449 carries for 2,094 yards and 20 touchdowns.
Harris was most productive in 2021 when he ran 202 times for 929 yards and 15 touchdowns over 15 games. This past season, in 9 games, he rushed 106 times for 462 yards and 3 scores.