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Kevin Harris
Kevin Harris

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Sanford, FL

High School:
Seminole

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225

Position:
Running Back

Birthdate:
04/05/1986

Experience:
3VL

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Enters the fall of 2009 in a three-way race for the starting running back slot.

2008 (Junior):
Posted the best game of his career in Wake Forest's 29-19 win over Navy in the EagleBank Bowl ... Rushed 24 times for a career-high 136 yards ... It was Wake's highest rushing total by an individual all season ... Had five carries for 10 or more yards vs. the Midshipmen including runs of 29 and 24 yards ... Had just two carries through the first 11 games in his role as a blocking back ... Carried seven times for 36 yards and a touchdown in the regular season finale vs. Vanderbilt (Nov. 29) ... Scored his first touchdown since the 2007 season opener when he caught a 14-yard pass from Riley Skinner for Wake's first score against Ole Miss on Sept. 6 ... Also scored on an eight-yard run vs. Vanderbilt ... It was his first rushing touchdown since scoring twice against Liberty in 2006 ... Caught two passes each against Ole Miss and Florida State ... Also a regular on the kickoff team.

2007 (Sophomore):
Sat out Meineke Car Care bowl game after suffering a broken wrist late in the regular season ... Started the season as a backup tailback but moved to fullback when injuries depleted the fullback corps ... Season-high 10 carries vs. Nebraska ... Picked up a season-high 36 yards the following week vs. Army on seven carries ... Had three receptions for 25 yards, all in the season opener vs. Boston College (Sept. 1) ... Scored on a 12-yard pass from Brett Hodges in the fourth quarter against the Eagles.

2006 (Redshirt Freshman): 
Ranked 10th in the ACC in touchdowns with six and second among all freshmen ... Tied Micah Andrews' school record for most touchdowns by a redshirt freshman ... Played in 11 games and started against NC State and North Carolina ... Was the team's second-leading rusher ... Rushed 78 times for 393 yards and six scores ... Carried a season-high 22 times in his first career start at NC State ... Posted a season-best 77 yards against Liberty ... Rushed for a pair of touchdowns against Liberty and at Maryland ... Sprained an MCL against North Carolina and missed the next two games ... Returned against Virginia Tech and suffered a concussion on his second play back ... Reinjured his knee in the ACC Championship Game against Georgia Tech and did not play in the FedEx Orange Bowl against Louisville.

2005 (True Freshman):
Redshirted the season.

Background:
Rated by Rivals.com as the 14th-best fullback nationally ... Ranked as the 29th-best player in Florida by the Orlando Sentinel ... Owned the 25th-best SPARQ rating in the nation at the Nike Combines ... First team All-Seminole County as a junior and a senior ... Member of the Central Florida All-Star team and rushed for a 46-yard touchdown in that game ... A Florida Citrus Scholar Athlete ... Rushed for 900 yards at his fullback position despite playing in only six games as a senior due to an ankle injury ... Rushed for 200 yards for Seminole HS in their playoff game ... Started in the same backfield at Winter Springs as fellow Deacon signee Brett Hodges as a junior ... Rushed for 1,179 yards with nine TDs at Winter Springs ... Won the state weightlifting championship in the 238-pound weight class ... Named the Central Florida Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Selected Seminole County Athlete of the Year ... Played for his father, Mick, at both Winter Springs and Seminole.

Personal: 
Double major in communication and sociology ... A Pittsburgh native ... Parents are Mick and Barbara Harris ... Born April 5, 1986 ... Chose Wake Forest over offers from Alabama, Central Florida, Connecticut, Maryland, Miami and South Florida.

 

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