DURON HARMON NEWS

Duron Harmon Proved He Could Fill in for Steve Gregory in Patriots’ Secondary at Moment’s Notice

After having to sit out Week 1 with a hamstring injury, Duron Harmon must have been itching to make his NFL debut. It didn’t take long for the rookie safety out of Rutgers to get his first snaps on defense. Steve Gregory appeared to get shaken up near the end of the first quarter, so Harmon came in to play next to his former Scarlet Knights teammate, Devin McCourty, at safety...
Via NESN.com
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Duron Harmon, Steve Beauharnais, Logan Ryan’s Strong Play Shows Why Bill Belichick Drafts Rutgers Defenders

Rutgers defenders have never had much of a problem assimilating to the Patriots’ offensive and defensive schemes. Devin McCourty starred as a rookie in 2010, Alex Silvestro swapped seamlessly from defensive end to tight end and Justin Francis came in as an undrafted rookie in 2012 and started two games. This year’s Scarlet Knight draft picks, Duron Harmon, Steve Beauharnais...
Via NESN.com
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Duron Harmon Depending on Veteran Leadership at Safety for Answers As Rookie Rises Up Depth Chart

FOXBORO, Mass. — Thursday was a big day for rookie safety Duron Harmon. After five practices of taking snaps with the third string against Tim Tebow and the rest of the players on the bottom of the Patriots depth chart, Harmon took some snaps with some of the first-team defenders against Tom Brady. And Harmon held his own, playing next to Steve Gregory. Safety is among the more...
Via NESN.com
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign No. 91 Pick Duron Harmon

The Patriots have signed third-round pick, defensive back Duron Harmon, according to the league transaction wire. — Christopher Price (@cpriceNFL) May 14, 2013 Former Rutgers safety Duron Harmon was one of the biggest surprises in this year’s draft—as quite frankly, no one really expected him to go as high as he did in the draft. However, Harmon certainly grabbed Bill Belichick’s...
Via Pats 360
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Duron Harmon, Patriots’ Third-Round Pick, Becomes First 2013 Rookie to Sign With Team

The most surprising of the Patriots’ 2013 draft picks has become the first to sign, as the team inked a deal with third-round pick Duron Harmon on Monday. The former Rutgers defensive back was an unlikely choice by Bill Belichick at No. 91 overall. Harmon totaled 50 tackles and seven breakups during his senior season, earning a second straight first-team All-Big East selection...
Via NESN.com
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots, rookie CB Harmon agree to deal

(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--  According to a tweet from Jeff P. Howe of the Boston Herald , the Patriots and rookie safety Duron Harmon have agreed to a deal today. Howe tweeted the following earlier this afternoon.   The Patriots signed Duron Harmon. First draft pick to sign. The Magnolia, Del. native played college football at Rutgers and started all 13 games...
Via CLNS Radio
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers Rookies Feel Like Freshmen in College Again Learning Under Devin McCourty

FOXBORO, Mass. — Four of the 26 rookies that are getting their first taste of NFL football this week at Patriots rookie mini-camp may be experiencing some deja vu right about now. Draft picks Logan Ryan, Duron Harmon and Steve Beauharnais were all true freshman with the Scarlet Knights during Devin McCourty‘s senior season. Rookie free agent Brandon Jones got to play with McCourty...
Via NESN.com
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: This is what Duron Harmon looks like playing football

So when the Patriots selected Rutgers safety Duron Harmon last night, once again, most draft experts were like, "who?". That's Bill Belichick for you, always finding a diamond in the rough. Or does he? We can trust in Bill all we want, but one things has been very clear. Dude doesn't know how to draft defensive backs. So, when he selects a safety in the third...
Via Patriots Life
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Pats get defensive, strengthen Rutgers connection

BY NICK ST. DENISAfter a quiet Thursday, the New England Patriots got busy Friday. Particularly on defense.A day after acquiring four picks from the Minnesota Vikings with its lone first-round selection, New England drafted a linebacker and two defensive backs with 75 percent of its second-day choices. (photo: Peter Roan, Flickr)First up was Southern Mississippi outside linebacker...
Via AFC East Daily
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Duron Harmon Pick Shows Patriots View NFL Draft Differently Than Most Teams

With the No. 91 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Patriots chose a guy no one has ever heard of. It’s officially become a two-year tradition, the safety that has beat writers, draft analysts and fans quickly scouring the internet for any information they can find. Last year it was Tavon Wilson out of Illinois at No. 48, this year — Duron Harmon, Rutgers. Fans will moan, writers...
Via NESN.com
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Draft Two Rutgers DBs

Rutgers continued its NFL draft tradition Friday night with two defensive backs heading to an already Rutgers-heavy New England Patriots roster. The Patriots used consecutive third-round picks on cornerback Logan Ryan and safety Duron Harmon.
Via rutgers.scout.com
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Close Out Day 2 With Surprise by Picking Safety Duron Harmon

The Patriots surprised most everyone by selecting safety Tavon Wilson in the second round in 2012. They came with more of the same in the third round this year. With their fourth and final pick on Day 2, the Patriots drafted Rutgers safety Duron Harmon. Harmon, who was not invited to the NFL combine, measured in at 6-feet, 196 pounds at his Rutgers pro day last month. He was seen...
Via NESN.com
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots select safety Duron Harmon in third round. Wait, who?!

Ok, so Devin McCourty, Justin Francis, Logan Ryan and now Duron Harmon. All from Rutgers You think Bill Belichick knows something about that school? Yes, he does, because his son went to school there. Like Tavon Wilson last year, Harmon was not invited to the combine, Mike Mayock had him as a potential undrafted free-agent with a sixth or seventh round grade. So, maybe it's...
Via Patriots Life
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Live Blog Day 2: Patriots Select Rutgers Safety Duron Harmon No. 91 Overall

10:19 p.m.: The Ravens took small-school sleeper Brandon Williams No. 94 overall. He’s a huge athletic body and he can get into the backfield. Nice pick for Baltimore right there. 10:16 p.m.: The Dolphins took Utah State cornerback Will Davis. 10:12 p.m.: This one may hurt, Patriots fans. The Rams took Stedman Bailey right after Harmon. A lot of New England fans wanted Bailey...
Via NESN.com
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

SR.com TV: Flood Talks Pro Day

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers held its annual "Pro Day" and the likes of Khaseem Greene, Logan Ryan, D.C. Jefferson, Duron Harmon, Steve Beauharnais, Marcus Coope an R.J. Dill were among the participants. In the middle of it, coach Kyle Flood met the media to talk about it.
Via rutgers.scout.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Shaun DePasquale’s Top 10 NFL Combine Snubs

Each year the NFL Scouting Combine invites hundreds of hopeful NFL prospects, some mainstream, some not so much. And each year the NFL forgets to invite numerous players who will eventually see their phones ring, while invitees sit and wait on their couch. This year is most certainly no different. In looking over the Combine invites, I see glaring omissions. In this article, I will...
Via NFL Draft Zone
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview: Duron Harmon, DB, Rutgers University

Duron Harmon is a hard-hitting, playmaking safety out of Rutgers. A 1st Team All-Big East selection, Harmon mysteriously flew under the radar. But not our radar. Harmon pops up every time you watch Rutgers film, and ESPN’s own Todd McShay couldn’t say enough good things about him during NFLPA Bowl week. In the following interview, Duron displays his cerebral approach to the game...
Via NFL Draft Zone
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

SR.com TV: 1-on-1 with Safety Duron Harmon

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers senior safety Duron Harmon will play his last college game when the Scarlet Knights meet Virginia Tech in Friday's Russell Athletic Bowl, and he spoke to ScarletReport.com about it.
Via rutgers.scout.com
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

SR.com TV: Harmon & Green Break Down Pitt

PITTSBURGH -- Rutgers could have clinched the outright Big East title and a BCS bowl berth if it won at Pittsburgh, but instead suffered a 27-6 loss to the Panthers. After the game, safety Duron Harmon and linebacker Khaseem Greene spoke about what went wrong on the defensive side.
Via rutgers.scout.com
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Rutgers-Cincinnati Preview

First-year coach Kyle Flood has Rutgers in position for its first Big East championship. Just don't tell him that. Especially this week, as the 22nd-ranked Scarlet Knights travel to play Saturday against a Cincinnati team still in the hunt for another conference title itself. Rutgers (8-1, 4-0) is the only remaining unbeaten in league play after Louisville was upset by Syracuse...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Army makes too many miscues against No. 24 Rutgers

Army had its biggest win since 1972 within its grasp and handed it away. Despite limiting No. 24 Rutgers to 252 total yards, the Black Knights made three crucial mistakes in the final nine minutes and dropped a 28-7 decision Saturday. It was a tie game in the fourth quarter before Army (2-8) made two miscues on punts and lost a fumble that helped put the Scarlet Knights in control...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 24 Rutgers 28, Army 7

Brandon Coleman caught his second touchdown of the game on a 31-yard pass from Gary Nova with 8:49 to play and No. 24 Rutgers survived a valiant effort by mistake-prone Army in posting a 28-7 victory Saturday. In bouncing back from its first loss and a two-week layoff that featured Hurricane Sandy and a Nor'easter that dumped a foot of snow in New Jersey, the Scarlet Knights...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

SR.comt TV: 1-on-1 with Safety Duron Harmon

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- No. 17/19 Rutgers has a new challenge ahead of it when it faces Temple's read-option offense, and Scarlet Knights safety Duron Harmon talked about the challenges of preparing for the same system Florida ran when Tim Tebow was its quarterback.
Via rutgers.scout.com
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 20 Rutgers 23, Syracuse 15

Duron Harmon scooped up a blocked field goal attempt and ran 75 yard for a tie-breaking touchdown early in the third quarter and No. 20 Rutgers rode its defense and special teams to a 23-15 victory over Syracuse on Saturday. Big East Conference defensive player of the year Khaseem Greene forced three fumbles and intercepted a pass as Rutgers (6-0, 3-0) became bowl eligible for the...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Syracuse 15, Rutgers 23

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Duron Harmon scooped up a blocked field goal attempt and ran 75 yard for a tie-breaking touchdown early in the third quarter and No. 20 Rutgers rode its defense and special teams to a 23-15 victory over Syracuse on Saturday.
Via syracuse.scout.com
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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