Brandon Harris

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Brandon Harris
No. 4 – Toronto Argonauts
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1990-01-24) January 24, 1990 (age 28)
Miami, Florida
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Booker T. Washington
(Miami, Florida)
College: Miami (FL)
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 60
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • 105th Grey Cup champion (2017)
  • All-ACC First Team (2009)
  • All-ACC Second Team (2010)
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles: 48
Forced fumbles: 0
Fumble recoveries: 0
Pass deflections: 10
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at CFL.ca

Brandon Harris (born January 24, 1990) is an American football cornerback for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami.

Early years

Harris attended Booker T. Washington High School. As a senior, he was the Florida Gatorade Player of the Year after he recorded 49 tackles, five sacks, four interceptions, and two touchdowns as a cornerback and 26 receptions for 501 yards and eight touchdowns as a wide receiver.[1]

College career

As a freshman in 2008, Harris started six of 13 games for the Hurricanes at cornerback, recording 30 tackles, an interception, and a sack. As a sophomore in 2009 Harris recorded 55 tackles, two interceptions, and a sack. He was a first team All-ACC selection, and earned second-team All-American honors from SI.com, and third-team from the Associated Press.[2][3] As a Junior in 2010, he was a second team All-ACC selection after starting all 13 games, recording 44 tackles and an interception. He finished his career with 32 starts in 39 games, 129 tackles and three interceptions.

After his junior season Harris announced that he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2011 NFL Draft.[4]

Professional career

Houston Texans

Harris was taken with the 60th overall pick in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans. Houston cut him on August 30, 2014, prior to the start of the 2014 season.[5]

Tennessee Titans

The Tennessee Titans claimed Harris off waivers on August 31, 2014.[6] He re-signed with the Titans on March 27, 2015.[7]

Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins signed Harris on July 31, 2016. On August 27, 2016, Harris was released by the Dolphins.[8]

Toronto Argonauts

On May 11, 2017, Harris signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League, and was a part of the Grey Cup winning team.

References

  1. ^ 2007–08 GATORADE STATE FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE YEAR[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Harris, Bailey Among Four Canes Named 1st Team All-ACC Archived January 3, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ CB Brandon Harris tabbed All-American
  4. ^ "Brandon Harris entering NFL draft". ESPN.com. Associated Press. January 4, 2011. Archived from the original on January 7, 2011.
  5. ^ Ganguli, Tania (August 30, 2014). "Houston Texans cut-down analysis". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on August 31, 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  6. ^ Patra, Kevin (August 31, 2014). "Titans add receivers T.J. Graham, Kris Durham". NFL.com. Archived from the original on September 3, 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  7. ^ Wilkening, Mike. "Titans bring back CB Brandon Harris". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  8. ^ "Dolphins make roster moves". MiamiDolphins.com. August 27, 2016.

External links

  • Houston Texans bio
  • Miami Hurricanes bio
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