John Harris
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver / Slotback
Personal information
Born: (1991-11-11) November 11, 1991 (age 30)
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
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 an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. 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 was red-shirted in his first year with the Texas Longhorns. In 2011 and 2012 Harris 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 (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 (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. "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. 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.