|Position: Wide receiver|
Name Chris Harper
Height 1.80 m
Weight 82 kg
Roster status: Active
Date joined 2015
|Date of birth: (1993-12-07) December 7, 1993 (age 22)|
High school: Encino (CA) Crespi Carmelite
Role American football wide receiver
College California Golden Bears football
Current team New England Patriots (#14 / Wide receiver)
Parents Janine Gonzaga, Mark Harper
Place of birth: Encino, California
Chris harper cal highlights
Christopher James "Chris" Harper (born December 7, 1993) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent following the 2015 NFL Draft. He played college football at California.
Harper was Cal’s most productive receiver over his 35 games played and 23 starts during his three seasons with the program from 2012–14. He entered the 2015 NFL draft as an underclassman, forgoing his final season of eligibility.
New England Patriots
Harper went undrafted, but signed with the New England Patriots on May 5, 2015 as an undrafted free agent. Harper made the Patriots initial 53-man roster and played in the first game of the 2015 season but was cut by the team on September 15, 2015. Harper was resigned to the Patriots' practice squad on September 17, 2015. On November 17, 2015, following an injury to Julian Edelman, the Patriots signed Harper from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.
On November 30, 2015, the Patriots waived Harper after a costly muffed punt in the snow against the Denver Broncos the day before. On December 2, 2015, the New England Patriots signed Harper to the practice squad. On December 26, the Patriots again promoted Harper to the 53-man roster.
On January 3, 2016, Harper caught his first pass (6 yards) against the Miami Dolphins.
On September 3, 2016, Harper was released by the Patriots as part of final roster cuts.
San Francisco 49ers
On September 5, 2016, Harper was signed to the 49ers' practice squad. On September 12, 2016, he was promoted to the 49ers' active roster. The next day, he was released by the 49ers and was re-signed to the teams' practice squad the following day. He was promoted back to the active roster on November 8, 2016. On May 2, 2017, the San Francisco 49ers waived Harper.
New York Jets
Harper was signed by the New York Jets on May 30, 2017. He was waived on September 1, 2017.