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Steven Harris

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Height
6' 5"
CLASS
RSR
Hometown
Miami
Weight
285 lbs.
Experience
3L
School
Coral Gables

CAREER: Saw action in 47 games with 19 starts…

2006: Tabbed to play in the 2007 East-West Shrine Game…Participated in all 14 games and made six starts for the national champions…Drew a starting assignment and assisted on a tackle in the win over Ohio State in the BCS National Championship Game…Tallied three tackles, including one for a loss of three yards, and deflected a pass in the Gators’ 38-28 victory over Arkansas in the SEC Championship Game…Started the Florida State game at defensive end, and recorded season highs in tackles (four) and tackles for loss (2.5) in addition to notching his first full sack of the campaign…Earned his third starting nod of the season against Western Carolina…Registered a solo tackle in the win over South Carolina…Batted down a pass from his defensive tackle position against Vanderbilt…Earned time on the defensive line in Florida’s 21-14 win over Georgia…Made three tackles and assisted on a sack, for a loss of four yards, against Auburn…Saw time on the defensive line in the Gators' 23-10 home win over LSU…Made the start and played on the defensive line versus Alabama…Earned his first start of the season in the Kentucky game…Assisted on a tackle versus Tennessee…Made two tackles, including one for loss, in the win over UCF…Did not participate in the season opener…

2005: Started every game at defensive tackle…One of 16 Gators to reach double digits in tackles with 17 for the season, including 4.5 for a net loss of 13 yards…One of eight Florida defenders to post a quarterback hurry with two for the season, also one of 10 with a pass breakup…Notched four solo tackles against Alabama, including two for a net loss of three yards, as well as one quarterback hurry…Recorded two tackles in the Gators’ home win over Florida State, as well as a sack for a loss of six yards…Made the first start of his career in the Gators’ home opener against Wyoming, recording one assisted tackle, and one assisted sack…

2004: A reserve defensive end…Saw action in all 12 games for 468 plays, second-most among defensive ends…Tied for second on the team with three sacks…Tied for third on the team with three QB hurries…Equaled his season tackle total of 2003 in the first three games of 2004…Had a career-high five tackles to lead all defensive ends and recorded first career sack against Eastern Michigan…Career-high two sacks against Middle Tennessee State…Along with Jeremy Mincey, led all defensive linemen in tackles against Georgia with three…Had two tackles, including one for a loss, against Miami (Fla.) in the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl…Also a contributor on special teams as a member of the punt and field goal and extra-point block teams…

2003: A backup at one defensive end spot…Missed preseason drills and the first three games due to a squad suspension…Saw action in 10 games (Tennessee, Kentucky, Ole Miss, LSU, Arkansas, Georgia, Vanderbilt, South Carolina, FSU, Iowa) for 163 plays…Dressed for FAMU…Saw first career action vs. Tennessee and made his first career tackle at Kentucky…Had a then career-high 26 plays against Vanderbilt and saw increased action as the season progressed, averaging more than 20 plays per game during the final five games…Had three tackles versus Georgia…

2002: Worked with the scout team at defensive end and was redshirted…

PREP: A three-year letterman who played defensive end…Captain for one year…Defensive MVP for three games …Won team’s defense award…High school coach was Joe Montoya…Also considered Missouri, N.C. State and West Virginia…

MAJOR: Recreation Programming.

PERSONAL: Was born on Aug. 14, 1984, in Homestead, Fla.…His parents are Gwen and Lambert Harris… Father is a corrections officer and mother works in retail…Has seven brothers and sisters…Hobbies include fishing and swimming…Most memorable day in athletic career was National Signing Day…


CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
Year UT-AT TT TBL QBS FF FR PD INT
2003 3-6 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 17-6 23 5 3 0 0 1 0
2005 12-5 17 4.5 1.5 0 0 1 0
2006 6-9 15 5 1.5 0 0 2 0
Totals 38-26 64 14.5 6.0 0 0 4 0

HARRIS' CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 5 (Eastern Michigan, 2004)
QB Sacks: 2 (Middle Tennessee, 2004)
Forced Fumbles: None
Interceptions: None

Game-By-Game

2006

                                     |---RUSHING---|  |--RECEIVING--|  |-------PASSING-------|  |--KICK RET--|  |--PUNT RET--|   All
 Date         Opponent               No.  Yds TD  Lg  No.  Yds TD  Lg  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  Purp
 Sep 09, 2006 UCF....................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 16, 2006 at Tennessee...........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 23, 2006 KENTUCKY...............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 30, 2006 ALABAMA................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 07, 2006 LSU....................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 14, 2006 at Auburn..............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 28, 2006 vs Georgia.............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 04, 2006 at Vanderbilt..........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 11, 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA.........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 18, 2006 WESTERN CAROLINA.......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 25, 2006 at Florida State.......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Dec. 2, 2006 vs Arkansas............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Jan. 8, 2007 vs Ohio State..........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Totals..............................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0

 Games played: 13

                                     |---------TACKLES---------| |-SACKS-| |-FUMBLE-|            Pass Blkd |-Kicks--XPTS-|
 Date         Opponent               Solo  Ast  Total    TFL-Yds    No-Yds  FF FR-Yds Int-Yds QBH Brk Kick Att-Mad Run Rcv Saf  Pts
 Sep 09, 2006 UCF....................   1    1      2    0.5-1     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 16, 2006 at Tennessee...........   0    1      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 23, 2006 KENTUCKY...............   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 30, 2006 ALABAMA................   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 07, 2006 LSU....................   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 14, 2006 at Auburn..............   0    3      3    0.5-4     0.5-4     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 28, 2006 vs Georgia.............   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 04, 2006 at Vanderbilt..........   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   1    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 11, 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA.........   1    0      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 18, 2006 WESTERN CAROLINA.......   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 25, 2006 at Florida State.......   2    2      4    2.5-9     1.0-7     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Dec. 2, 2006 vs Arkansas............   2    1      3    1.0-3     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   1    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Jan. 8, 2007 vs Ohio State..........   0    1      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Totals..............................   6    9     15    4.5-17    1.5-11    0  0-0     0-0     0   2    0   0-0     0   0   0    0

2005


                                     |---RUSHING---|  |--RECEIVING--|  |-------PASSING-------|  |--KICK RET--|  |--PUNT RET--|   All
 Date         Opponent               No.  Yds TD  Lg  No.  Yds TD  Lg  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  Purp
 Sep 03, 2005 WYOMING................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 10, 2005 LOUISIANA TECH.........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 17, 2005 TENNESSEE..............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 24, 2005 at Kentucky............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct  1, 2005 at Alabama Crimson Tide  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 08, 2005 MISSISSIPPI STATE......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 15, 2005 at LSU.................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 29, 2005 vs Georgia.............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 05, 2005 VANDERBILT.............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 12, 2005 at South Carolina......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 26, 2005 FLORIDA STATE..........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Jan 02, 2006 vs IOWA................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Totals..............................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0

 Games played: 12

                                     |---------TACKLES---------| |-SACKS-| |-FUMBLE-|            Pass Blkd |-Kicks--XPTS-|
 Date         Opponent               Solo  Ast  Total    TFL-Yds    No-Yds  FF FR-Yds Int-Yds QBH Brk Kick Att-Mad Run Rcv Saf  Pts
 Sep 03, 2005 WYOMING................   0    1      1    0.5-1     0.5-1     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 10, 2005 LOUISIANA TECH.........   2    0      2    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 17, 2005 TENNESSEE..............   1    0      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     1   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 24, 2005 at Kentucky............   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   1    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct  1, 2005 at Alabama Crimson Tide   4    0      4    2.0-3     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     1   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 08, 2005 MISSISSIPPI STATE......   1    1      2    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 15, 2005 at LSU.................   1    0      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 29, 2005 vs Georgia.............   2    1      3    1.0-3     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 05, 2005 VANDERBILT.............   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 12, 2005 at South Carolina......   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 26, 2005 FLORIDA STATE..........   1    1      2    1.0-6     1.0-6     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Jan 02, 2006 vs IOWA................   0    1      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Totals..............................  12    5     17    4.5-13    1.5-7     0  0-0     0-0     2   1    0   0-0     0   0   0    0

2004

                                     |---RUSHING---|  |--RECEIVING--|  |-------PASSING-------|  |--KICK RET--|  |--PUNT RET--|   All
 Date         Opponent               No.  Yds TD  Lg  No.  Yds TD  Lg  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  Purp
 Sep 11, 2004 EASTERN MICHIGAN.......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 18, 2004 at Tennessee...........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 25, 2004 KENTUCKY...............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 02, 2004 ARKANSAS...............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 09, 2004 LSU....................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 16, 2004 MIDDLE TENN. STATE.....  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 23, 2004 at Mississippi State...  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 30, 2004 vs GEORGIA.............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 6, 2004  at Vanderbilt..........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 13, 2004 SOUTH CAROLINA.........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 20, 2004 at Florida State.......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Dec 31, 2004 vs Miami Hurricanes....  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Totals..............................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0

 Games played: 12

                                     |---------TACKLES---------| |-SACKS-| |-FUMBLE-|            Pass Blkd |-Kicks--XPTS-|
 Date         Opponent               Solo  Ast  Total    TFL-Yds    No-Yds  FF FR-Yds Int-Yds QBH Brk Kick Att-Mad Run Rcv Saf  Pts
 Sep 11, 2004 EASTERN MICHIGAN.......   4    1      5    1.0-5     1.0-5     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 18, 2004 at Tennessee...........   1    2      3    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 25, 2004 KENTUCKY...............   1    0      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     1   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 02, 2004 ARKANSAS...............   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 09, 2004 LSU....................   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 16, 2004 MIDDLE TENN. STATE.....   2    0      2    2.0-13    2.0-13    0  0-0     0-0     1   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 23, 2004 at Mississippi State...   2    1      3    1.0-1     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 30, 2004 vs GEORGIA.............   2    1      3    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     1   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 6, 2004  at Vanderbilt..........   2    0      2    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 13, 2004 SOUTH CAROLINA.........   1    1      2    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 20, 2004 at Florida State.......   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Dec 31, 2004 vs Miami Hurricanes....   2    0      2    1.0-8     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Totals..............................  17    6     23    5.0-27    3.0-18    0  0-0     0-0     3   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0

2003


                                     |---RUSHING---|  |--RECEIVING--|  |-------PASSING-------|  |--KICK RET--|  |--PUNT RET--|   All
 Date         Opponent               No.  Yds TD  Lg  No.  Yds TD  Lg  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  Purp
 Oct 04, 2003 OLEMISS................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct. 11      at LSU.................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct. 18      at Arkansas............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov. 1       vs Georgia.............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 08, 2003 VANDERBILT.............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov. 15      at South Carolina......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 29, 2003 FLORIDA STATE..........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Jan. 1       vs IOWA................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Totals..............................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0

 Games played: 8

                                     |---------TACKLES---------| |-SACKS-| |-FUMBLE-|            Pass Blkd |-Kicks--XPTS-|
 Date         Opponent               Solo  Ast  Total    TFL-Yds    No-Yds  FF FR-Yds Int-Yds QBH Brk Kick Att-Mad Run Rcv Saf  Pts
 Oct 04, 2003 OLEMISS................   0    1      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct. 11      at LSU.................   1    1      2    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct. 18      at Arkansas............   0    1      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov. 1       vs Georgia.............   2    0      2    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 08, 2003 VANDERBILT.............   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov. 15      at South Carolina......   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 29, 2003 FLORIDA STATE..........   1    0      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Jan. 1       vs IOWA................   0    1      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Totals..............................   4    4      8    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0

Profile on Steve Harris

  • Has seven brothers and sisters
  • Didn't play football until his sophomore season of high school
  • Was a classmate of Miami’s Alex Pou and played with San Francisco 49er’s  RB Frank Gore at Coral Gables HS
  • Hobbies include fishing and swimmingSays the most memorable moment of his athletic career was National Signing Day

What They Are Saying About Steve Harris

“Steve Harris? Anybody ever heard of him? He’s shown a lot of improvement. Maybe he could be the guy.” (8/9/2005)
Greg Mattison, UF Co-Defensive Coordinator and Defensive Line Coach

"Few expected Florida's defense to be the team's strength this season. But early in the season, unheralded players such as 5-8 cornerback Vernell Brown and former Coral Gables High School standout Steven Harris led a defensive charge. Even after standout defensive end Ray McDonald sustained a torn ligament in his right knee, Joe Cohen and Derrick Harvey were there to fill in admirably." (10/2/05)
Andrew Abramson, Miami Herald

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