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Early Bird 2017
Duke Football BIO
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Zach Harmon
Player Profile:
Zach Harmon 1866692
Position: Center/Offensive Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 290
Year: Redshirt Junior
City/State: Toledo, Ohio
High School: Central Catholic

2017: Returning starting offensive guard ... penciled in at right guard after playing left guard in 2016 ... has played both center and guard during Duke tenure ... in 16 career games, has played 869 total snaps ... joins OT Gabe Brandner and C Austin Davis as the three returning starters along the offensive front ... one of three Duke offensive linemen with 850+ career snaps of experience, joining Brandner (1,923) and Davis (996).

2016: Played in all 12 games with 10 starts ... started the final 10 games of the season at left guard ... recipient of the program's Sonny Falcone Iron Duke Award, an honor presented annually to one offensive player, one defensive player and one player in the developmental program for their year-round commitment to strength training and conditioning ... part of a Blue Devil offensive line that helped Duke finish the season as one of four ACC schools to complete at least 62 percent of its pass attempts along with a 2:1 TD-to-INT ratio, joining Clemson, North Carolina and Virginia Tech ... helped the Blue Devils rank fourth in the ACC in third down percentage during league play ... member of Duke's offensive front that helped produce four 200-200 performances as the Blue Devils posted 200+ rushing and 200+ passing yards versus N.C. Central, Notre Dame, Georgia Tech and North Carolina ... helped open holes for a rushing attack that gained 227 yards versus No. 15 North Carolina, 227 yards against No. 23 Virginia Tech and 254 yards at Georgia Tech, marking the first time during head coach David Cutcliffe's tenure that the Blue Devils carded three consecutive games of 200+ rushing yards against ACC opponents ... part of a Duke offensive unit that was the lone ACC squad to have zero turnovers in the red zone in league action ... contributed to the success of QB Daniel Jones, who finished second in the balloting for ACC Rookie of the Year honors after setting or matching 23 school records including most total offensive yards by a freshman (3,322) ... helped open holes for RBs Jela Duncan and Shaun Wilson, who combined to rush for 1,073 yards and 10 TDs ... aided the Duke rushing attack that was one of two in the ACC to have three players with 450+ yards and 4+ TDs on the year, joining Georgia Tech ... on the field for 818 snaps.

2015: Played in four games ... saw action against Tulane, N.C. Central, Army West Point and North Carolina ... on the field for 51 total snaps.

2014: Did not see game action.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Toledo Central Catholic High School under Greg Dempsey ... listed as the No. 14 center in the nation by Rivals.com ... charted as the No. 20 center in the country by Scout.com ... helped squad to a three-year ledger of 34-6 record including the 2012 Ohio Division II state championship ... served as team captain as a senior ... suffered season-ending neck injury in week three of senior campaign ... first team all-conference and honorable mention all-state pick as a junior ... also participated in wrestling.

PERSONAL: Born June 27, 1996 ... majoring in psychology while minoring in visual and media studies and pursuing a certificate in markets and management ... son of Lisa and Wes Harmon.

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