John Harris
Personal information
Born: (1991-11-11) November 11, 1991 (age 32)
Dallas, Texas
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
High school:Garland (TX) Naaman Forest
College:Texas
Position:Wide receiver / Slotback
Undrafted:2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · CFL.ca

John Harris (born November 11, 1991) is a former American football wide receiver. He played college football at Texas. He has been a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons, Brooklyn Bolts (FXFL), Ottawa Redblacks (CFL) and Edmonton Eskimos (CFL).

College career

Harris redshirted his first year with the Texas Longhorns. In 2011 and 2012, he suffered through a series of injuries which limited his play time. In 2014, Harris had a breakout final season with Texas, and was their leading receiver with more than 1,000 receiving yards.[1][2][3]

Professional career

After going undrafted in the 2015 NFL draft, Harris signed with the Philadelphia Eagles.[4]

Harris signed with the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL) on May 25, 2016.[5] Harris spent most of the 2016 season on the Redblacks practice roster, before playing in the final game of the regular season, catching 3 passes for 28 yards. He was released by the Redblacks on May 1, 2017 as they trimmed their roster down to 75 players.[6] On May 11, 2017 Harris signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL, ahead of the team's training camp.[7]

References

  1. ^ Shawn Clynch, KVUE (August 27, 2014). "John Harris proving his worth as a Longhorns receiver". KVUE.
  2. ^ "Carlton: How John Harris went from afterthought under former coach Mack Brown to UT's most productive WR in 2014". dallasnews.com.
  3. ^ Wescott Eberts (November 7, 2014). "Texas WR John Harris breaks out during big-time senior season". Burnt Orange Nation.
  4. ^ "Texas Longhorns Athletics – Harris signs as free agent with Philadelphia". Texassports.com. May 3, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  5. ^ "Ex-NCAA star receiver Harris gets shot with Redblacks". Ottawa Citizen. May 26, 2016. Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  6. ^ "Transactions | May 1, 2017". Ottawa REDBLACKS. May 1, 2017. Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  7. ^ "Edmonton Eskimos announce 22 new additions ahead of training camp". Edmonton Sun. Retrieved May 23, 2017.