FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced today the signing of 2019 third-round draft pick RB Damien Harris. Terms of the contract were not announced.
Harris, 22, was selected by the Patriots in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft with the 87th overall selection out of Alabama. The 5-foot-11, 215-pounder totaled 3,070 yards to rank eighth all-time at Alabama and make him one of just eight backs in program history to eclipse the 3,000-yard mark. Last season he played in 15 games and totaled 150 rushing attempts for 876 yards and nine rushing touchdowns and 22 receptions for 204 yards.