Former Patriot Rodney Harrison to appear at university dinner

Feb 5, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research will feature former New England Patriot Rodney Harrison at its annual Celebrity/Scholarship Dinner on April 24 at 6 p.m. at Venus de Milo in Swansea.

The annual dinner serves to highlight the center’s work and funds a scholarship program for UMass Dartmouth students. To date, $200,000 has been awarded to 260 students through the scholarship program.

Harrison is a two-time Pro Bowl selection and winner of two Super Bowl rings. During his career, he set and still holds a record for sacks by a defensive back, and became the first NFL player with 30 sacks and 30 interceptions. .

He retired from professional football in 2009. He is currently a commentator for Sunday Night Football on NBC.

Tickets to the dinner are $125 per person, or $1,250 for a table of 10. For tickets, contact Ava Lescault at or call (508) 910-6435. Tickets can also be ordered online at