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James Harrison

James Harrison, Jr. (born May 4, 1978) is an American football linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He played college football at Kent State. A four-time Pro Bowl selection, Harrison has earned Super Bowl rings with the Steelers in Super Bowl XL and Super Bowl XLIII. He also spent a short time with the Baltimore Ravens in the 2004 offseason. Born in Akron, Ohio, Harrison was the youngest of 14 children to James Sr. (a chemical truck driver) and Mildred. He played little league baseball in Scranton, PA for Sloan little league's Green Team. He was selected to the All-Star team in 1991. He grew up in Akron, and his favorite NFL team was the Cleveland Browns, who played only 40 miles from his house. His mother did not want him to play at first. It took both Harrison and his best friend from childhood, David Walker, to convince her. When he started to play, he excelled at both linebacker and running back. He attended two high schools his freshman year, Archbishop Hoban High School then Coventry High School. He was one of the first African-Americans to play football at Coventry, and he

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James Harrison -- I Don't Want My Kids to Be Privileged Buttholes

James Harrison
I Don't Want My Kids to Be Privileged Buttholes

Steelers linebacker James Harrison says there's a damn good reason he's strict with his kids -- he doesn't want them growing up to be privileged buttholes.  Harrison appeared on the "Steve… READ MORE >

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Cruise Ship Rescues Stranded Refugees

Pittsburgh Steelers
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- 87 days ago
Pittsburgh Steelers -- The Team That Slays (Pheasant) Together ... Stays Together

Pittsburgh Steelers
The Team That Slays (Pheasant) Together ... Stays Together

The Pittsburgh Steelers know just how to take a break from the violent game of the NFL ... shoot things in the face together. A group of guys led by former Steeler and avid bird hunter Brett… READ MORE >

- 182 days ago
James Harrison -- I'll Bust Your Ass On a Boat ... For $900

James Harrison
I'll Bust Your Ass On a Boat ... For $900

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- 203 days ago
Kevin Federline -- I RIDE WITH JAMES HARRISON ... Participation Trophies Are Dumb

Kevin Federline
I RIDE WITH JAMES HARRISON Participation Trophies Are Dumb

You've heard from athletes, pundits ... even Rush Limbaugh ... but now the question -- how does Kevin Federline feel about James Harrison's anti-participation trophy stance?? HE LOVES IT!!! … READ MORE >

- 277 days ago
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Partying with Louis XIII ... $3,000 Per Bottle!

Pittsburgh Steelers
Partying with Louis XIII ... $3,000 Per Bottle!

Nothing heals the pain of a loss like a $3,000 bottle of cognac ... just ask the Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers who busted out TWO bottles of Louis XIII at a Pittsburgh casino last… READ MORE >

- 539 days ago
NFL Star James Harrison -- Bangs Out Push Ups ... With 300 lb. Man On His Back!!

NFL Star James Harrison
Bangs Out Push Ups With 300 lb. Man On His Back!!

Age means NOTHING to James Harrison -- especially when it comes to brute strength -- 'cause the Steelers linebacker just knocked out a set of push-ups with a 304 lb. lineman on his back!!The… READ MORE >

- 567 days ago
Ex-NFL Star James Harrison -- OLD MAN STRENGTH ... Destroys Steelers Weight Room

Ex-NFL Star James Harrison
OLD MAN STRENGTH Destroys Steelers Weight Room

He just retired, but ex-Super Bowl hero James Harrison is still out to prove he can outlift EVERYONE in the NFL ... by crashing the Pittsburgh Steelers gym and dominating the bench press.With… READ MORE >

- 627 days ago
James Harrison -- GIDDY UP!!! ... Push-Ups with Another NFL Star On His Back!

James Harrison
GIDDY UP!!! Push-Ups with Another NFL Star On His Back!

NFL strongman James Harrison is clearly sick of lifting weights ... so he's resorted to lifting former teammates instead -- banging out push ups with NFL star Antonio Brown on his… READ MORE >

- 718 days ago
NFL Star RIPS Commish: I'd Let Him Burn to Death

NFL Star RIPS Commish: I'd Let Him Burn to Death

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive juggernaut James Harrison just BLASTED NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, claiming, "If that man was on fire and I had to piss to put him out, I wouldn't do it."Harrison… READ MORE >

- 1777 days ago

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