Brandon Harris

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Brandon Harris
No. 32     Tennessee Titans
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-01-24) January 24, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Miami (FL) Booker T. Washington
College: Miami
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 60
Debuted in 2011 for the Houston Texans
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • All-ACC First Team (2009)
  • All-ACC Second Team (2010)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 10, 2014
Tackles 31
Sacks 0.0
Interceptions 0
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon Harris (born January 24, 1990) is an American football cornerback for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). 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[edit]

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 defensive back and 26 receptions for 501 yards and eight touchdowns as a wide receiver.[1]

College career[edit]

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[edit]

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] The following day the Tennessee Titans claimed him off waivers.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2007–08 GATORADE STATE FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
  2. ^ Harris, Bailey Among Four Canes Named 1st Team All-ACC
  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. 

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