Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris is probably one of the nicest guys in the NFL. He recently drew headlines for helping to renovate the homeless shelter that he spent time in as a child growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area. With the Steelers playing the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football, the ESPN announcing team took time to talk about Harris’ amazing story.
Unfortunately, ESPN got the story wrong. Steve Level said on the broadcast that Harris slept on the floor for his first few months in his college dorm room at Alabama. “He said he was just more comfortable, he was more used to that,” Levy said on the air:
After the victory over the Bears, Najee Harris took to Twitter and called them out for lying:
Harris finished with 62 yards rushing and a touchdown in the win over Chicago.