BEREA, Ohio — In the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, Andrew Berry and the Cleveland Browns have selected Nick Harris with the 160th overall pick obtained Friday in a trade with the Indianapolis Colts.
Harris is a center out of Washington.
Harris started 12 of 13 games in 2019 as center, but missed the Arizona game after being injured. He earned second-team All-America from Sports Illustrated. He was a three-year starter with the Huskies and part of the the first-team All-Pac 12 as a junior and senior.
Cleveland added much-needed depth to the offensive line as well as versatility. Harris was an honorable mention All-Pac-12 pick in 2017 at right guard and started two games at left guard his freshman year.
“I am excited. This is a dream I have had now since I can remember. I have been playing football since a young age. I am excited. I am ready to get to work when all this stuff clears up and I just want to play football again so I appreciate the Cleveland Browns organization for taking the chance on me and giving me opportunity," Harris said.
The Browns had previously traded away their fifth and sixth picks in a trade with the Buffalo Bills for guard Wyatt Teller. Cleveland regained a fifth-round selection when they swapped picks with the Colts, trading down from the 41st pick to the 44th pick and getting the 160th pick in return.