Andrew Harris is set to officially retire as a member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers after a history-making football career that began in 2009 with the B.C. Lions and concluded with the Toronto Argonauts. He will sign a one-day contract with the Bombers to close this chapter of his career, noting that he had the most impact and success during his time with the Bombers, making it fitting to retire with the team.

By the Numbers
  • Harris ranks sixth in career rushing in Blue Bombers history with 5,402 yards.
  • He retired with 10,380 yards and 51 touchdowns, as well as 607 receptions for 5,489 yards and 32 touchdowns.
Yes, But

Harris' departure from the Blue Bombers in free agency in 2022 was not a clean break-up, and he acknowledges that his last season with the team was affected by personal struggles, leading to a shift in perspective over time.

State of Play
  • Harris will officially sign his ceremonial contract with the Blue Bombers President and CEO on April 27th at The Met.
  • His documentary, 'Running Back Relentless,' will be premiered at a gala red-carpet event on the same night and is set to be available on Apple TV in the summer.
  • Harris has teamed up with organizations focusing on mental wellness for youth to help others facing similar challenges.
What's Next

Following his retirement, Harris plans to focus on his career and family, with another baby on the way in September.

Bottom Line

Andrew Harris' retirement marks the end of a remarkable football career, characterized by personal and team success. His openness about personal struggles and the impact of his experiences highlights the importance of mental wellness in sports and life, leaving a lasting legacy beyond his on-field accomplishments.