All-IFL Lineman and former Bulldog joins Sharks for 2017
JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that offensive lineman AJ Harmon has been signed to the Jacksonville Sharks roster for the upcoming 2017 season.
Alonzo Harmon (6’5”,330) enters his third season in arena football and his first year with the Jacksonville Sharks. Harmon played for the Cedar Rapids Titans of the Indoor Football League in in 2016, where played in 12 games for the Titans and was named Second Team All-IFL, helping the Titans to a 12-4 record and a United Conference Championship appearance. In 2015, Harmon received training camp invitations to the Seattle Seahawks and Kansas Chiefs where he competed for a NFL roster spots before joining the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League. Following his brief stint with the Storm, Harmon signed with the Cedar Rapids Titans where he played for the 2015 season.
Prior to his pro career, A.J. Harmon began his college career at the University of Georgia where he spent three seasons with the Bulldogs, including his first as a redshirt. During his time at Georgia he played in a seven games spending time on both the offensive and defensive line. He transferred to Alabama State in Montgomery, Alabama in 2011. Following his single season at Alabama State, Harmon transferred to Cumberland University, a NAIA school located in Lebanon, TN. During his final two years of eligibility he started 22 games for the Phoenix, earning second team AFCA-NAIA Coaches All-American honors.
Harmon is a native of Wedley, GA where he played for Jefferson High School. He was voted Second Team All-Area as a freshman and First Team All-Area as a sophomore and junior. During his senior year he was named an All-American offensive lineman, Team MVP and runner-up for Player of Year as senior. Harmon lettered in both Football and Basketball before committed to the University of Georgia.
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