A third-year player for 2015, former college free agent has logged 12 games for Bengals from ’12-14, and has played in two postseason games ... Played four games in ’14, seeing action on special teams ... Played six games in ’13 ... After spending the majority of ’12 on Bengals practice squad, gained late roster spot, playing in two regular-season games and Wild Card playoff.
Career transactions: Signed with Cincinnati as college free agent on 7-26-12 ... Waived by Bengals on 8-31-12 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 9-1-12 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 9-29-12 ... Waived by Bengals on 10-2-12 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 10-4-12 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 12-28-12 ... Waived by Bengals on 8-31-13 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 9-1-13 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 9-21-13 ... Waived by Bengals on 11-16-13 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 11-19-13 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 12-12-13 ... Re-signed with Bengals as exclusive rights player on 3-11-15.
2014 recap: Played in Games 8, 10, 14 and 16 ... Active-DNP for Game 9 ... Inactive (coaches’ decision) for Games 3-7, 11-13 and 15, and for Wild Card playoff ... Played in all four preseason games, with a start Aug. 28 vs. Indianapolis ... Suspended by NFL for Games 1-2 of regular season (Substance Abuse policy) ... Activated to roster on Sept. 17.
Previous seasons: 2012—The college free agent signee played in two regular-season games, and was on practice squad for the other 14 contests ... Made his NFL debut on Sept. 30 at Jacksonville, but recorded no statistics ... Recorded one tackle on Dec. 30 vs. Baltimore ... Played in the Bengals’ Wild Card playoff on 1-5-13 at Houston, but recorded no statistics. 2013—Played in Games 3-5 and 14-16 on special teams (four tackles) ... Was inactive for Games 6-10 ... Was on the practice squad for Games 1-2 and 11-13 ... Recorded two special teams tackles Oct. 6 vs. New England, which tied for the team lead.
College: Played four seasons at Tennessee-Chattanooga (2008-11) posting 183 tackles, five INTs, 23 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... Was redshirted in ’07 ... Played in 44 career games (38 starts) ... Was second-team All-Southern Conference as senior, logging career-best 59 tackles with one INT and a forced fumble ... Played both CB and S during career.
Personal: Hometown is Smyrna, Ga. ... Attended Campbell High School, where he was named Associated Press First-Team All-State in Georgia’s Class 5A ... Also played WR in high school, and competed in track and field ... Earned degree from Tennessee-Chattanooga in Business and Entrepreneurship in fall of 2011 ... Member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
NOTE ABOUT NFL EXPERIENCE: Lewis-Harris did not earn an accrued year of experience toward NFL free agency in 2012 because he was not on a 53-player roster, a Reserve/Injured list or a Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list for the required minimum of six games that season.