|Wide receiver / Slotback|
|Date of birth:November 11, 1991|
|Place of birth: Dallas, Texas|
|Undrafted in 2015|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Philadelphia Eagles ( 2015)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Grey Cup champion (2016)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at 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 Edit
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.
Professional career Edit
Harris signed with the Ottawa Redblacks (CFL) on May 25, 2016. 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. On May 11, 2017 Harris signed with the Edmonton Eskimos (CFL), ahead of the teams training camp.
- ↑ Shawn Clynch, KVUE (August 27, 2014). "John Harris proving his worth as a Longhorns receiver". KVUE. http://www.kvue.com/story/sports/2014/08/27/john-harris-proving-his-worth-as-a-longhorns-receiver/14720499/.
- ↑ "Carlton: How John Harris went from afterthought under former coach Mack Brown to UT's most productive WR in 2014". dallasnews.com. http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/college-sports/columnists/chuck-carlton/20141226-carlton-how-john-harris-went-from-afterthought-under-former-coach-mack-brown-to-ut-s-most-productive-wr-in-2014.ece.
- ↑ Wescott Eberts. "Texas WR John Harris breaks out during big-time senior season". Burnt Orange Nation. http://www.burntorangenation.com/2014/11/7/7171505/john-harris-texas-longhorns-tyrone-swoopes.
- ↑ "Texas Longhorns Athletics – Harris signs as free agent with Philadelphia". Texassports.com. http://texassports.com/news/2015/5/3/FB_0503150603.aspx. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
- ↑ "Ex-NCAA star receiver Harris gets shot with Redblacks" (in en-US). Ottawa Citizen. May 26, 2016. https://ottawacitizen.com/sports/football/cfl/ex-ncaa-star-receiver-harris-gets-shot-with-redblacks.
- ↑ "Transactions | May 1, 2017". May 1, 2017. http://www.ottawaredblacks.com/2017/05/01/transactions-may-1-2017/.
- ↑ "Edmonton Eskimos announce 22 new additions ahead of training camp". http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/05/11/edmonton-eskimos-announce-22-new-additions-ahead-of-training-camp.