Franco Harris is one of the most respected players in Steelers history. The running back, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in the first ballot and has won four Super Bowls, produced one of his most iconic plays in NFL history with his Immaculate reception against the Raiders in 1972. .
To mark its 50th anniversary of play, the Raiders will face the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Saturday night. The game will be preceded by several specials about Harris and his play, including NFL Network Friday’s “Franco Harris: A Football Life.”
The premiere airs Friday night on NFL Network and features interviews with Franco and some of the most prominent Steelers of the time, including Terry Bradshaw and Joe Green.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin also spoke about it on Friday.
The Pittsburgh Steelers standard was born at Immaculate Reception. pic.twitter.com/RhKIKb8644
— Mike Tomlin (@CoachTomlin) December 23, 2022
Here’s what you need to know to watch Franco Harris: A Football Life.
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How to watch Franco Harris: A Football Life
An iteration of Franco Harris’ A Football Life airs Friday at 9:00 PM ET on NFL Network. The interview is posted below.
- Franco Harris
- Terry Bradshaw – Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback & teammate of the Pittsburgh Steelers
- Joe Green – Pro Football Hall of Fame defender & Pittsburgh Steelers teammate
- Rocky Brier – four-time Super Bowl champion and Pittsburgh Steelers teammate
- Lydell Mitchell – Former All-Pro running back & Penn State teammate
- Phi Villapiano– Super Bowl XI Champion and former Oakland Raiders linebacker
- jack ham – Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker & Pittsburgh Steelers teammate
- Mel Brandt – Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback and Pittsburgh Steelers teammate
- Nagy Harris – Pittsburgh Steelers running back
- Errol “Mobutu” Reynolds – crawford grill musician
- Dwayne Dolphin – crawford grill musician
- Dr. Nelson Harrison – crawford grill musician
This will be the penultimate ‘A Football Life’ of the 2022-23 season, which concludes with the 1972 Dolphins on January 13th.