Harris is In
Wednesday, August 26, 1:45 p.m. PT
Highly touted incoming freshman Cliff Harris has passed through the NCAA clearinghouse and is officially eligible to join the Ducks as of today.
Harris, who hails from Fresno, Calif., has been listed on the Ducks' 105-man roster since the beginning of fall camp in anticipation of his eventual arrival.
Cliff Harris Capsule
5-11, 168 - Fresno, Calif. (Edison HS) *U.S. Army All-American
2009 U.S. Army All-American ... Named the No. 7 recruit in the state of California by The Contra Costa Times ... A 2009 ‘Best in the West’ selection (No. 10 overall, No. 2 DB) by the Long Beach Press-Telegram ... A Tacoma News Tribune Northwest 100 selection ... An all-state third-team selection ... ESPN Rise California All-State Selection (Defense - DB) ... Played cornerback and wide receiver for head coach and former 49er, Tim McDonald at Edison HS of the County/Metro League ... Ranked the No. 7 and No. 6 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com and Scout.com, respectively ... Both services rated Harris a four-star recruit ... Named the No. 10 defensive back prospect in the nation by Superprep Magazine ... Had six interceptions his senior season to go with one kickoff and one punt return for touchdown ... Had nine interceptions to go with a kick and a punt return for touchdown as a junior ... Scout.com analyst Brandon Huffman said Harris is “the best cover corner in the country” ... Edison HS finished second in the County/Metro League and advanced to the second round of the state playoffs.
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