James Harrison: Undrafted To Unstoppable

Posted: 8th November 2009 by TJ Jenkins in NFL
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Every young boyÆs dream is to be a professional football player. Every player whoÆs ever stepped foot onto the green, gleaming grass on a Friday night dreams of making it to the biggest stage of them all. They emulate their favorite football personalities in their backyard. The cold, hard truth of the matter is that less than 4% ever see that dream come to fruition. Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison is one of those players. Harrison was born and raised just down the road from myself, so this story is especially interesting in a hometown hero type of way. He attended Coventry High School in Akron, Ohio and was one of the first African Americans to play football for the school. He saw his college days end as he went unnoticed in the 2002 NFL Draft, but was shortly after ...

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