Legendary Steelers running back and Pro Football Hall of Famer Franco Harris is dead. Harris’ death has been confirmed to several news outlets by his family.
The four-time Super Bowl champion and 9-time Pro Bowler was drafted by the Steelers with the 13th overall pick in 1972 after playing for Joe Paterno at Penn State. Harris became part of history forever with his ‘Immaculate Reception’ at Three Rivers Stadium in the Divisional Round of the 1972 playoffs.
Franco Harris was 72 years old.