NFL linebacker who made five straight Pro Bowls from 2007-2011 as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He briefly played for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2013 before returning to the Steelers from 2014 until 2017. In 2017, he joined the New England Patriots.
He played football at Archbishop Hoban High School and Coventry High School. He was signed in 2002 as an undrafted rookie by the Steelers out of Kent State.
He was named AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2008 and helped the Steelers win Super Bowls XL and XLIII.
He was the youngest of 14. He fathered two sons, James Harrison III and Henry, in 2007 and 2009, respectively.
He played with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in Super Bowls XL and XLIII.