Chris Harris Jr., helps AFC to 26-7 win over the NFC at 2019 NFL Pro Bowl

ORLANDO – Kansas football great Chris Harris Jr., intercepted Chicago Bears’ quarterback Mitchell Trubisky on the opening play of the second half in helping lead the AFC to a 26-7 win over the NFC in the 2019 National Football League (NFL) Pro Bowl. Harris, who was making his fourth Pro Bowl appearance, finished the game with one tackle and a pass breakup to go along with his interception. 

Harris Jr., a member of the Jayhawks football program from 2007-10, was added to the Ring of Honor at Kansas’ 2018 season opener on September 1. Harris Jr., was First-Team All-Pro in 2016, and helped the Denver Broncos to a victory in Super Bowl 50. He recently completed his eighth season with the team in 2018. While in the Crimson and Blue, he played in 50 games, totaling 290 tackles, including 198 solo stops, and recorded three interceptions.

During his first season at Kansas, Harris Jr., picked up 2007 Freshman All-America honors and helped lead KU to a 12-1 overall record and a 24-21 victory over No. 5 Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl. He also helped the Jayhawks to an 8-5 record in 2008 and a 42-21 win over Minnesota in the Insight Bowl.