Football Player Killed

October 1, 2004

 

Football Player Killed

Micah Harris
Photo: Jon Gardiner

Micah Harris, a rising senior on the Duke football team, died in an automobile accident June 12. He was twenty-one years old.

A native of Poland, Ohio, and 2001 graduate of Poland Seminary, Harris was traveling north on Interstate 85 on his way to Richmond when his car ran off the road and struck a tree. Police reported that he was killed immediately upon impact.

Harris played in thirty-four career games for the Blue Devils, making twenty-two starts as an outside linebacker and defensive end. For his career, he recorded 124 tackles, nineteen tackles for loss, six and a half quarterback sacks, and one interception.