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Napoleon Harris
Denver Broncos RB Quentin Griffin(22) rushes as Reuben Droughns (34) lays a block on Raiders Napoleon Harris in Oakland, CA, Nov. 30, 2003 . The Broncos defeated the Raiders 22-8. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt)

Napoleon Harris (born February 25, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American football linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders 23rd overall in the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Northwestern.

Harris has also played for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Harris was a valedictorian of Thornton Township High School in Harvey, Illinois and lettered in football and basketball. In football, he posted 23 sacks, 98 tackles, two fumble recoveries, 1 forced fumbles, two safeties, and one interception and was named the Defensive Player of the Year by the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Star Publications, Daily Southern, and the Hammond Times. Napoleon also averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds on the #1 basketball team in the country. Harris was a football and basketball teammate of current Washington Redskins wide receiver Antwaan Randle El.

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