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Quin Harris

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Visalia, Calif.

High School:
Redwood HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L

Quin Harris

2008: Started in eight games this season while seeing action in 11 ... Chosen as one of 15 2008 National Scholar Athletes (the first in Louisiana Tech history) ... One of 15 Draddy Award Finalists ... One of 13 Wuerffel Trophy finalists ... First Team Academic All-District VI ... Inducted into the NFF Hampshire Honor Society ... Lowe's Senior CLASS Award semi-finalist ... Named LA Tech Defensive POW (Army game) ... Broke his wrist in Mississippi State game, but continued to play ... Re-injured wrist before Fresno State game and was forced to sit out Fresno and SJSU games ... Has played on only special teams since re-injury ... Recorded a team and season high of 12 tackles vs. Southeastern, La. ... Has 49 tackles on the season

2007: Started all 12 games...named second team All-WAC...second on the team with 102 tackles, 40 solo and 62 assisted...had 9.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks...tied his career-high with 14 tackles in win at Utah State...named WAC Defensive Player of the Week for his 12 tackles, 2.5 for loss, and sack in a win over New Mexico State...recorded 10 or more tackles in six games...led the conference in passes defended with 11 PBUs and an interception...named to Rivals.com All-WAC team...

2006: Started all 13 games at linebacker for the Bulldogs ... Named first team all-Louisiana by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Named Academic All-WAC ... Led Louisiana Tech in tackles with 95, including 39 solo stops and 56 assists ... Also had 6.0 TFL for minus 22 yards ... Registered one sack for minus 11 yards ... Had one interception ... Ranked No. 9 in the Western Athletic Conference in tackles ... Also ranked No. 1 in the league in fumble recoveries with four and No. 5 in fumbles forced with three ... Recorded four games of double digit tackles, including a career-high 14 in win over North Texas ... Registered 12 tackles against San Jose State, 11 vs. Nebraska and 10 vs. Nicholls State ... Registered his lone interception of the year against North Texas

2005: Saw action in all 11 games for Tech at linebacker and on special teams ... Named Academic All-WAC ... Made his first career start in season finale win over No. 23 ranked Fresno State ... Totaled 30 tackles for the year, 15 solo and 15 assisted ... Had three tackles for loss for minus four yards and one sack for minus one yard ... Also recorded two fumble recoveries, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one pass break up ... Had five tackles in win at Utah State and loss to Boise State ... Registered four tackles and two interceptions in win over Fresno State ... Recorded first collegiate sack at Florida ... Ranked No. 7 in WAC in fumbles recovered

2004: Redshirted

High School: Lettered three years at free safety for coach John Yavasile at Redwood High School in Visalia, Calif. ... Helped lead the Rangers to the state playoffs all three years ... Earned West Yosemite League all-conference honors two years ... Named the all-area defensive player of the year ... A Fresno Bee first team all-valley selection ... Named the Visalia Quarterback Club Defensive Player of the Year ... A Scholar Athlete recipient four straight years ... Recorded 78 tackles, six interceptions and two sacks as a senior ... Also lettered for four years on the high school soccer team as a left mid-fielder ... Named to the all-league team four straight years ... Named the Valley Conference's Player of the Year in soccer as a senior ... Helped lead Redwood to the Central CIF soccer championship title ... Also ran track, including the 100-, 200- and 400-meters as well as the 400- and 1600-meter relay teams and the 300-meter hurdles

Getting Acquainted: Son of Cliff and Charmaine Harris ... Has one brother, Chandler, and one sister, Alysia ... Father played football and baseball at Stanford ... His grandfather, Travis Day, played football at Southern California ... His brother plays soccer for Azusa Pacific ... Born June 2, 1985, in Santa Cruz, Calif.