Colts elevate Harris to active roster for Sunday’s game vs. Rams

Published 12:53 pm Saturday, September 18, 2021

It didn’t take long for DeMichael Harris to get back in the game for the Indianapolis Colts.

The NFL team announced Saturday that it has activated the Vicksburg native and former St. Aloysius star from its practice squad for Sunday’s home game against the Los Angeles Rams.

Harris was released and then signed to the Colts’ practice squad at the end of training camp. The wide receiver followed the same route onto the team’s roster as a rookie in 2020, after originally signing as an undrafted free agent from Southern Miss. and wound up playing in seven games.

Harris caught 10 passes for 79 yards and had six rushing attempts for 46 yards last season, and also played in the Colts’ playoff game against Buffalo.

Harris was not on the active roster for last week’s season-opening 28-16 loss to Seattle.

The Colts and Rams kick off at noon on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured sports reporters in the paper's 137-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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