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Played college football at Kent State University. He later signed with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2002.

Relationship Facts of James Harrison

James Harrison is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of James Harrison?

James Harrison is currently in a relationship with Beth Tibbott. He has two children, James Harrison III, born in 2007, and Henry, born in 2009.

There is no detailed information regarding the future of the relationship.

Who is James Harrison?

James Harrison is an American football linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). Previously, he played college football at Kent State University. He later signed with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2002.

Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Harrison was born in Akron, Ohio on May 4, 1978, as the youngest of 14 children to James Sr. (a chemical truck driver) and Mildred. He became interested in the world of football in his childhood years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to an African-American ethnic background.

Talking about his education,  Harrison attended  Archbishop Hoban High School and Coventry High School. Later, he attended Kent State University and walked on the Kent State Golden Flashes football team. Additionally, he became a starter for the last three games of the 1999 season and led the team with 106 total tackles and 13 tackles for a loss.

Social Media Profile

James Harrison is active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 660k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 1M followers on Instagram.

James Harrison’s Career, Salary, and Net Worth

Harrison went undrafted in the 2002 NFL Draft. In addition, he spent two years on and off the practice squad for the Steelers. He was signed by Baltimore in late 2003, then sent to the Rhein Fire of NFL Europe, but eventually was cut by the Ravens. Throughout the 2004 season, he mostly played on special teams and on defense at linebacker, with occasional reps at defensive end. He later started three games of the 2005 season.

James Harrison was appointed as the starter in the 2007 season. On November 5, he had a standout game on Monday Night Football against the Baltimore Ravens. Furthermore, he was voted team MVP for the 2007 season. In 2008, in the Steeler’s Week, 4 Monday Night Football games against the Baltimore Ravens. On January 5, 2009, Harrison was named the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year for the 2008 season.  In Super Bowl XLV, Harrison recorded a sack on Aaron Rodgers but lost 31–25 to the Green Bay Packers.

Harrison signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on April 23, 2013. However, on March 13, 2014, he was released by the Bengals. Harrison announced his retirement on August 30, 2014, and officially retired as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 5, 2014. Later, he officially signed with the Steelers on September 23, 2014. On February 17, 2016, he announced that he would be returning for a 14th season with the team. Eventually, on March 1, 2017, Harrison signed a two-year contract extension with the Steelers.

James Harrison was named the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year for the 2008 season, beating out Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware for the award. His current salary is $2,700,000 with the Pittsburgh Steelers. As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of around $12 million.

Is James Harrison involved in any rumors and controversies?

James Harrison became part of a controversy after he was arrested in March 2008 and was charged with simple assault and criminal mischief stemming from a domestic altercation with his girlfriend, Beth Tibbott.

Additionally, the arrest gained some controversy after the team released wide receiver Cedrick Wilson in a similar, but unrelated, incident around the same time but did not release Harrison.

Furthermore, his answers to the Men’s Journal article also stirred numerous controversies along with his ways. At present, there are no rumors concerning Harrison and his career.

What are the body features of James Harrison?

Talking about his body measurement, Harrison has a height of 1.83 m. Additionally, he weighs around 125 kg. Furthermore, his hair color is black and eye color is dark brown.

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