Enters fall practice as the backup at the defensive "rush" end position.
2001: Had a tackle for a six yard loss against Army ... played in eight games.
2000: Did not see action.
1999: Sat out the season as a redshirt ... was bothered by a nagging shoulder injury for much of the preseason.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter and letterwinner for Coach Ron Gartrell at Stephenson High School ... DeKalb Neighbor All-County ... had 54 tackles as a senior, despite missing three games with an injury ... had 32 solos and 22 assists ... also had three sacks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries ... played tight end and defensive end as a junior ... had 85 tackles, including 55 solos and 30 assists ... had five sacks and two forced fumbles ... DeKalb County Touchdown Club Player of the Month for October ... had 65 tackles as a sophomore, including 35 solos and 30 assists ... had two sacks and one forced fumble.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 27, 1981 ... son of Linda Harris ... a criminal justice major with a psychology minor ... named to the UAB Athletic Director's Honor Roll twice during his career.