More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor
Kimbell's 11th-inning walk-off home run gave LA Tech a 6-4 win in Game 1
Trojans scored 9 runs in the seventh off seven walks
Game 3 begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
2012: Transferred to Louisiana Tech ... Did not play ... Joined the team in spring 2013.
2011 (Northwestern State): Played in two games ... Was 4-for-6 passing for 29 yards all coming against Delta State (9/1) ... Ran the ball twice for four yards against McNeese State (10/1) ... Dismissed from the team on Oct. 5 ... Left the program ranked in the Demons' career top 10 in passing yardage (2,832 yards) and total offense (3,632), sitting 10th in both categories.
2010 (Northwestern State): Started nine games, with an ankle sprain at North Dakota (9/25) sidelining him for the McNeese State game (10/2) ... The following week, he came off the bench in the second quarter to spark a comeback win at Central Arkansas (10/9) ... Was knocked out of the SFA game (11/20) in the second quarter due to a blow to the head ... Southland Conference and Louisiana Offensive Player of the Week for Nov. 8 after he tied a school record with four touchdown passes in a 35-16 win over Southeastern Louisiana (11/6) ... In that game, he finished with 271 yards passing, his second straight 250-plus yard game ... Set a school record in the contest by completing 11 consecutive passes ... The week before, he completed 23-of-37 passes for a career-high 290 yards passing ... Threw 13 touchdown passes ... Had five 200-plus yard passing games ... Rushed for 263 yards on 87 carries with four TDs ... Made EPSN's Top Plays of the Day after his acrobatic helicopter touchdown score at Air Force (9/4) in the season opener ... Completed 19-of-36 for 247 yards and two touchdowns at North Dakota (9/25) ... Completed 11-of-14 passes for 97 yards and a TD and rushed for 83 yards on 11 carries and a score in helping the Demons upset nationally-ranked Central Arkansas (10/9).
2009 (Northwestern State): Averaged 273.3 yards in total offense while starting last four games ... Played in 10 games, starting four, and threw for 978 yards while rushing for another 537 ... Connected on 81-of-144 for a 56.3 percentage and threw five touchdowns and five interceptions ... Averaged 97.8 passing yards per game ... Rushed for three touchdowns ... Averaged 5.5 rushing yards per attempt and 53.7 rushing yards per game ... Had three games where he threw for more than 200 yards .... Completed 13-of-31 at Sam Houston State (10/31) for 263 passing yards and four passing touchdowns as well as rushing for 144 yards on 22 attempts ... Threw for another 261 yards on 28-of-43 passes against Stephen F. Austin (11/21).
High School: All-State Class 4A, unanimous District 7-4A MVP, All-Baton Rouge Advocate Metro Team as a senior under coach Ron Lejeune ... Skill Position MVP of the Army Red Stick Bowl All-Star Game with 203 yards passing and two touchdowns along with 56 rushing yards and another TD ... Ran a spread offense and accounted for 1,650 total yards ... Accounted for 332 of 351 yards by the Trojans in a 35-32 win over McKinley to capture the district crown, rushing for 219 yards ... Finalist for the prestigious Warrick Dunn Award for Baton Rouge's outstanding senior prep football player ... Led Tara to two straight district titles ... Due to a coaching change late in the spring of his senior year, Harris actually ran the summer conditioning program for his Tara team ... Played at the same high school as 1998 Demons playoff QB Brad Spangler.
Personal: Paul Harris ... Born April 17, 1991 ... Son of Buck and Sabrina Harris ... Hopes to have a career in sports broadcasting.