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Marcus Harris
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Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-03-01) March 1, 1989 (age 31)
Career information
College: Murray State
Undrafted in 2011
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Lions ( 2011)*
Roster status: League suspension
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Receptions     94
Receiving yards     1,223
Total return yards     1,265
Total touchdowns     19
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Marcus Ryan "Soup" Harris (born March 1, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the Baltimore Brigade of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at Murray State University. He has also been a member of the Detroit Lions, Tennessee Titans, Omaha Nighthawks, Iowa Barnstormers and New York Giants.

Early yearsEdit

Harris played quarterback for Kirkwood High School in Kirkwood, Missouri.[1][2] He earned second team all-state honors after passing for 1,800 yards and rushing for 450 yards his senior year. He also led the Pioneers to the class 5A state championship game, where they lost to Raymore-Peculiar High School. He was named first team all-conference his junior and senior seasons. Harris was named honorable mention all-state after his junior year in which he threw for 2,423 yards.[1]

College careerEdit

Harris played football from 2007 to 2010 with the Murray State Racers. He finished his college career with 217 receptions, 2,479 receiving yards and 21 receiving touchdowns.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Detroit LionsEdit

Harris was signed by the Detroit Lions on July 28, 2011 after going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft. He was released by the Lions on August 29, 2011. He was signed to the Lions' practice squad on November 30, 2011. Harris was signed to a reserve/futures contract by the Lions on January 10, 2012.[4]

Tennessee TitansEdit

Harris signed with the Tennessee Titans on August 1, 2012. He was released by the Titans on August 26, 2012.[4]

Omaha NighthawksEdit

Harris spent the 2012 season with the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League.[5]

Iowa BarnstormersEdit

Harris was signed by the Iowa Barnstormers on February 27, 2013.[6] He accrued 94 receptions, 1,223 receiving yards, and 19 touchdowns during the 2013 Arena Football League season.[7][8]

New York GiantsEdit

Harris signed with the New York Giants on August 12, 2013. He was released by the Giants on August 31 and re-signed to the Giants' practice squad on September 1, 2013. He was released by the Giants on September 24, 2013 and re-signed to the team's practice squad on October 1, 2013. Harris was placed on injured reserve on August 26, 2014.[4][9] He was released by the Giants on July 15, 2015 and placed on injured reserve on July 16, 2015.[10][11] He became a free agent on March 9, 2016.[12]

Baltimore BrigadeEdit

Harris was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade on January 18, 2017.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Marcus Harris - 2010 Football". goracers.com. http://www.goracers.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2057. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  2. Hague, Jim (August 7, 2014). "MARCUS HARRIS MAKING AN IMPACT AT GIANTS CAMP". bigstory.ap.org. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/marcus-harris-making-impact-giants-camp. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  3. "Marcus Harris". washingtonpost.com. http://stats.washingtonpost.com/cfb/players.asp?id=152032. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Marcus Harris". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141204224554/http://www.kffl.com/player/24739/nfl/news. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  5. Paraskevas, Mark (August 24, 2014). "Giants WR Marcus Harris Injures AC Joint". thesportsquotient.com. http://thesportsquotient.com/nfl/2014/8/24/giants-wr-marcus-harris-injures-ac-joint. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  6. "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/?page=transactions&type=old&team=145. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  7. "Marcus Harris". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/players/Marcus_Harris-12713/. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  8. Raanan, Jordan (June 6, 2014). "Giants roster battles: Marcus Harris in the wide receiver mix". nj.com. http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2014/06/giants_roster_battles_marcus_harris_in_the_wide_receiver_mix.html. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  9. "Giants trade PK McManus to Broncos". Associated Press. washingtonpost.com. August 26, 2014. https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/redskins/giants-place-s-taylor-wr-harris-on-ir-in-moves/2014/08/26/b2437022-2d50-11e4-be9e-60cc44c01e7f_story.html. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  10. Powell, Nick (July 15, 2015). "Giants waive Marcus Harris, Justin Currie to make room for Jeromy Miles". nj.com. Archived from the original on July 16, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150716032009/http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2015/07/giants_waive_two_players_to_make_room_for_jeromy_m.html. Retrieved July 15, 2015.
  11. Raanan, Jordan (July 16, 2015). "Injured wide receiver Marcus Harris returns to the Giants". nj.com. Archived from the original on July 19, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150719192431/http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2015/07/injured_wide_receiver_marcus_harris_returns_to_the.html. Retrieved July 19, 2015.
  12. "MARCUS HARRIS". foxsports.com. Archived from the original on March 18, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160318144812/http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/marcus-harris-player-transactions. Retrieved March 18, 2016.
  13. "Transactions". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on January 19, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170119174126/http://www.afldigital.com/index.cfm?view=transactions. Retrieved January 19, 2017.

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