Joe Giles-Harris is a linebacker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He attended Duke University, where he played college football for the Duke Blue Devils football team.
Giles-Harris finished his career with the Blue Devils with a total of 313 tackles, 9.5 sacks, two interceptions, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery. In addition, he had one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
During the 2019 NFL Draft, Giles-Harris was not selected by any team. On April 27, 2019, the Jacksonville Jaguars decided to take a chance on him and sign him as an undrafted free agent. On September 2, 2019, he was released from the active roster and re-signed to the practice squad.
On October 21, 2019, he was moved up to the active roster from the reserve list. On November 2, 2019, he was released from active duty once more and re-signed to the practice squad. On December 5, 2019, he received a promotion that brought him back into the active roster.
The Jaguars placed Giles-Harris on waivers on September 5, 2020, and the following day, he was signed to the practice squad.
On October 17, 2020, the team put him on the COVID-19 list, which is equivalent to the practice squad, and then on October 22, 2020, he was activated back onto the practice squad.
What Happened To Joe Giles-Harris?
Giles-Harris agreed to a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills on May 16, 2021. On August 31, 2021, he was released, and the following day, he was re-signed to the practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract on January 24, 2022, following the Bills’ loss in the Divisional Round of the 2021 Playoffs.