Josh Harris
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-09-09) September 9, 1982 (age 38)
High School: Westerville North High School
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Bowling Green
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 6 / Pick: 187
Debuted in 2005 for the Calgary Stampeders
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Free Agent
Career highlights and awards
Stats at
Career CFL statistics as of 2005
Rushing Attempts     18
Rushing Yards     40
Career Arena football statistics
Completions     0
Attempts     0
Touchdowns     0
Interceptions     0
Tackles     2
Stats at
Stats at

Joshua Harris (born September 9, 1982) is an American football player who is currently a free agent.


College careerEdit

During his two years as a starter at Bowling Green State University, he led the Falcons to consecutive finishes in the top 25 nationally. During his senior season, he led the Falcons to a victory over Northwestern University in the Motor City Bowl. Harris finished his college career as the school leader in rushing touchdowns (43), and is third in passing yards (7,503) and passing touchdowns. At the time, he and Antwan Randle-El were the only two quarterbacks to have ever thrown for 40 touchdowns and rushed for 40 touchdowns in their careers in NCAA Division I FBS history.

Professional careerEdit

Baltimore RavensEdit

Josh was originally drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2004 NFL Draft.

Cleveland BrownsEdit

After a brief stay in Baltimore he went on to the Cleveland Browns for 2 seasons before he was released.

Calgary StampedersEdit

He signed with the Canadian Football League's Calgary Stampeders, in 2005. He had 5 carries for 40 yards, and never had a pass attempt.

New York GiantsEdit

He was later picked up by the New York Giants. On July 7, 2006 he was released by the Giants.

Columbus DestroyersEdit

He also played for the Arena Football League's Columbus Destroyers.[1] He made a pivotal play in the AFL conference championship against the Georgia Force, with a key block that allowed for the winning score.


He retired from professional football in 2008 to focus on his advertising company, Joshua1and5.

Marion Blue RacersEdit

He came out of retirement in 2011 to play for the Marion Blue Racers.[2] In their first game, he ran for the game winning touchdown with 27 seconds remaining. It was also the expansion franchise's first victory. He led his team to a 8-2 regular season record and a 2nd place finish in the CIFL.[3] He also led them to the CIFL Championship Game, where they lost 29-44 to the Cincinnati Commandos. Harris has re-signed with the Blue Racers, who have moved to the United Indoor Football League for the 2012 season.


Through end of the 2011 season, Harris' Indoor Football statistics are as follows:[4]

    Passing   Rushing
Season Team GP Att Comp Pct Yds TD INT Att Yds TD
2011 Marion 11 172 88 51.2 929 28 11 65 240 11
2012 Marion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 11 172 88 51.2 929 28 11 65 240 11

Personal lifeEdit

He is the son of former NFL player M.L. Harris. He is married to his wife Tamara and they have 2 sons.[5]

See alsoEdit

References Edit

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