In the sphere of the NFL, the professional who gained fame playing in the fullback position is Franco Harris. The beginning of his professional football career was in 1972, and he retired in 1983. He was a four-time Super Bowl champion (IX, X, XIII, and XIV). During his professional life, he played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Seattle Seahawks only.
Franco Harris Net Worth in 2022- $3 Million
The net worth of this successful American football player is $3.12 million. By dedicating his life to the field of football, he became able to be such a rich man. As a fullback, he played for the team. At the last match of his career, the football-loving people saw him dressed with jersey numbers 32 and 34. Every football-loving person knows him by these numbers
Franco Harris Personal Life
Franco Harris was born on March 7, 1950, in Fort Dix, New Jersey. The full name of this man is Franco Dok Harris.
He is the son of his father, Cad Harris, and his mother, Gina Harris. His father served in the military during World War II.
He has three brothers named Pete Harris, Mario Harris, and Guiseppe Harris. He has four sisters named Luana Harris-Scott, Alvara Harris, Marisa Lattimore, and Daniela Miller.
Franco Harris is married in real life. He sat down to marry the love of his life, Dana Dokmanovich Harris. He has a son named Franco “Dok” Harris.
Franco Harris stands up to 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 230 pounds. The age of this reputed professional is 72 years old.
In his high school career, he played for Rancocas Valley Regional High School in Burlington County, New Jersey. From this school, he completed his graduation.
He was a student at Pennsylvania State University (PSU) in University Park, Pennsylvania, at the time of his college career. At the time he was studying at this college, he played for the Penn State Nittany Lions team. In 1969, he amassed 115 carries for 643 yards and ten touchdowns. In the next year of college (in 1970), he amassed 142 carries for 675 yards and eight touchdowns. Last year at college, he had 123 carries for 684 yards and six touchdowns. In 1971, he had ten catches for 97 yards and one touchdown. In his overall career, he had 2,002 yards rushing with 24 touchdowns and averaged over 5 yards per carry.
Franco Harris Professional Football Career
In the 1972 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers took him 13th overall in the 1st round. From 1972 to 1983, he played for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The golden part of his career was with the Pittsburgh Steelers because he led his team to Super Bowl IX, X, XIII, and XIV championships (in 1974, 1975, 1978, and 1979). In 1984, he played for the Seattle Seahawks. After 1984, he did not have any contracts with any NFL teams.
In the sphere of the NFL, he played in 173 games. His career statistics are as follows:
- Rushing yards: 12120
- Yards per carry: 4.1
- Rush touchdowns: 91
- Receptions: 307
- Receiving yards: 2287
- Receiving touchdowns: 9
- AV: 136
- FantPt: 1950.7
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In 1972, Franco Harris became the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Year. He received the honor of being the NFL Man of the Year in 1976. He made his name as a first-team All-Pro in 1977.
In 1972 and 1975, he was named to the Second-Team All-Pro. He won the honor of the Pro Bowl from 1972 to 1980. He was the NFL’s rushing touchdown leader in 1976. This man earned his place on the NFL’s 1970s All-Decade Team. He inserted his name into the Pittsburgh Steelers All-Time Team. He was received into the Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor. The name of this man was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1990.