Tommie Harris' wife dies

CHICAGO, La., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The wife of former Chicago Bears Pro Bowl defensive tackle Tommie Harris died of a stroke or brain aneurysm in an Oklahoma hospital, the Chicago Sun-Times said.
Bears cut Harris, 2 others

Bears cut Harris, 2 others

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Three-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Tommie Harris has been released by the Chicago Bears, the team said Monday.

Bears ink Tommie Harris to long-term deal

CHICAGO, June 20 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears have signed Pro Bowl defensive tackle Tommie Harris to a four-year contract extension.

Seven Bears make NFC Pro Bowl team

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Seven Chicago Bears, including record-setting return specialist Devin Hester, were selected as starters for the NFC team's Pro Bowl team. Hester is among three Bears' specialists to make the team. Also tabbed were kicker Robbie Gould and special team memb

Moss among NFC weekly honorees

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Wide receiver Santana Moss of Washington was among the players Wednesday named to weekly NFC players honors.

Bears, Falcons lead NFC Pro Bowl picks

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Falcons and Chicago Bears each had six players named to the NFC Pro Bowl squad Wednesday.

Lombardi semifinalists named

HOUSTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Twelve semifinalists have been named for the Lombardi Award, given to the top lineman in college football each year.

Nine Vikings fined for Bears altercation

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The National Football League handed down fines to 15 players involved in a scuffle between the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears on Sept. 26.

Bears sign draft pick Tank Johnson

LAKE FOREST, Ill., June 29 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears Monday signed defensive lineman Tank Johnson, their second-round pick in this year's draft, to a five-year contract.

Tommie Harris to enter NFL draft

NORMAN, Okla., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Tommie Harris of Oklahoma, considered one of the nation's best, will forego his final year of college eligibility and enter the NFL draft.

Lombardi winner is Tommie Harris

HOUSTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Defensive tackle Tommie Harris of Oklahoma, has been named the winner of the Lombardi Award, which is presented to the nation's top lineman.

Oklahoma CB Strait wins Nagurski Award

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Oklahoma cornerback Derrick Strait on Monday was awarded the Bronko Nagurski Award as the best all-around defensive player in college football.

Nagurski finalists named

DALLAS, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Tackle Tommie Harris and cornerback Derrick Strait of top-ranked Oklahoma Tuesday were among the five finalists named Tuesday for the Nagurski Award.

Finalists named for Lombardi Award

HOUSTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Southeastern Conference standouts David Pollack of Georgia and Shawn Andrews of Arkansas were among the four finalists named for the Lombardi Award on Tuesday.

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Tommie Harris
Chicago Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris (91) and cornerback Charles Tillman (33) celebrate after Harris recovered a fumble by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith and returned it 17 yards during the first quarter at Soldier Field in Chicago on October 29, 2006. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)

Tommie Harris, Jr. (born April 29, 1983 in Killeen, Texas) is an American football defensive tackle, who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Bears 14th overall in the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma.

Harris is a two-time All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowl selection.

Harris was raised in Killeen, Texas and attended Ellison High School. As a member of the Ellison Eagles, Harris became one of the nation's top defensive high school prospects, including being ranked as the 35th best high school prospect in the nation by recruiting analyst Tom Lemming. In the 1998 football season he was a starting defensive tackle in his freshman year for the Eagles who were ranked 11th in the state of Texas and 13th in the nation. He participated on Ellison's track and field team, where he participated in the shotput.

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