Chris Harris Jr.



Experience: 8 years

Height: 5-10

Age: 29

Weight: 199 lbs

College: Kansas


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  • An eighth-year cornerback who played 111 regular-season games (93 starts) during his first seven NFL seasons with Denver, totaling 16 interceptions (378 yds.) and 70 passes defensed during that span.
  • Chosen as the Broncos’ 2017 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominee for his outstanding leadership both on the field and in the community. 
  • Helped Denver rank in the Top 5 in pass defense for the third consecutive season in 2017, finishing his seventh campaign with 40 tackles (32 solo), two interceptions (36 yds.) and seven passes defensed.
  • Voted to his third consecutive Pro Bowl in 2016—one of just five undrafted cornerbacks in pro football history to make three or more Pro Bowls with his original team. 
  • Selected as an Associated Press First-Team All-Pro in the newly-created defensive back position in 2016 after being named a second-team All-Pro choice as a cornerback in 2015. 
  • Named a 2015 Broncos Community Ambassador award winner.
  • Earned his first Pro Bowl selection in 2014 to become just the sixth undrafted cornerback in NFL history to accomplish that feat with his original team.
  • Voted by his teammates as the recipient of the 2014 Ed Block Courage Award after coming back from a torn ACL in 2013 to start every game and ranking first in opponent quarterback rating (47.8) when targeted, according to Pro Football Focus.
  • Recognized as the recipient of the Darrent Williams Good Guy Award in 2013 given annually to the Bronco who best exemplifies Williams’ enthusiasm, cooperation and honesty while dealing with members of the press.
  • Emerged as a regular starter for the Broncos in 2012, opening the final 12 games of the regular season and allowing the fifth-fewest receiving yards (400) and tying for the eighth-fewest completions allowed (35) in the NFL among players targeted at least 60 times.
  • Recorded the longest interception return for a touchdown in Broncos history with his 98-yard pick-six at Baltimore (12/16/12).
  • Played all 16 regular-season games (4 starts) and two playoff contests (1 start) as a rookie in 2011 after making Denver’s active roster out of training camp.
  • Named to the 2011 NFL All-Rookie Team by the PFW/PFWA and Football Outsiders after ranking first among NFL rookie defensive backs (fourth on the Broncos) with 65 tackles (56 solo) to go along with one interception (15 yds.), six passes defensed and six special-teams stops.
  • Played 50 games (41 starts) for the University of Kansas and finished his career ranked third among defensive backs with 290 tackles (197 solo) in addition to four sacks (21 yds.) and three interceptions (11 yds.).
  • Entered the NFL with Denver as a college free agent on July 27, 2011.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a college free agent 7/27/11.