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36. John Harris

Coming out of Arizona State as a Seventh Round Pick, John Harris made the Seattle Seahawks roster as a rookie.

Harris would be an All-Rookie Free Safety, and while he was never a Pro Bowler, he was a ball hawk who would have 50 Interceptions in his career, 41 of which were as a Seahawk.  His best season was in 1981 when he was second in the NFL in picks with 10.  Harris was traded to Minnesota Vikings in 1987, and with Seattle, he also had 829 Yards as a returner.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Cornerback
  • Acquired: Selected in the 7th Round, 173rd Overall in the NFL Draft 5/3/78.
  • Departed: Traded to the Minnesota Vikings before the 1986 Season.
  • Games Played: 119
  • Notable Statistics:

    112 Games Started
    41 Interceptions
    425 Interception Return Yards
    2 Interception Return Touchdowns
    11 Fumble Recoveries
    62 Fumble Recovery Yards
    3.0 Quarterback Sacks*
    18 Punt Returns
    179 Punt Return Yards
    2 Kick Returns
    28 Kick Return Yards
    57 Approximate Value

    *Sacks were unofficially calculated by Pro Football Reference from 1960 to 1981.

  • Major Accolades and Awards: All-Rookie (1978)
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