|High School:||Pittsburgh HS|
PERSONAL — Born Ra’Shon Lamar Harris on Aug. 26, 1986 in Pensacola, Fla. Parents: Ray Harris Jr. and Yvetta Williams. Family: Two brothers, one daughter (Za’Raya). High School (Coach): Pittsburg (Victor Galli) 2004. Major: Family and Human Services. Redshirt: 2004.
2008 — The first-year starter finished year as team’s 10th-leading tackler and tops among interior linemen in tackles for lost . . . Posted single-game career-high 11 tackles vs. Boise State (8 unassisted) before the 13-game starter added eight stops vs. Stanford . . . Accumulating tackles for loss in six of his final 10 appearances, also recovered fumbles at USC and California . . . Posted 2.5 TFLs at Washington State and added quarterback sacks against the Cougars, Oregon State and Oklahoma State . . . Reached new level of maturity that motivated others to be successful, and emerged as a leader in the weight room . . . Shared team’s top bench press pinnacle (415 lbs.) regardless of position in addition to equaling best power clean mark (341 lbs.) among team’s defensive linemen.
2007 — Made a greater presence as the season wore on, utilizing his size to create an obstacle along the defensive interior . . . Posted career-high four tackles (3 unassisted) in the next-to-the-last game of the regular season at UCLA as well as two tackles for loss . . . Stepped onto the field for 12 of 13 games, including a career-high 45 snaps against the Bruins, to share team’s defensive player of the game kudos for his performance in Pasadena.
2006 — Was expected to vie for opportunity to provide a major contribution before a torn triceps muscle during fall camp was thought to end the year before it started . . . Diligently followed his rehabilitation instruction and was able to return for the final six games of the season . . . Credited with a single-game high two tackles against Portland State in season debut, and logged one quarterback sack for a 10-yard loss vs. Washington . . . Logged a personal-best 36 snaps in Las Vegas Bowl loss.
2005 — Stepped onto the field for all 12 games, yet 10 snaps against California and Oklahoma were his only two in double figures . . . Was named scout team’s defensive player of the week for aiding preparations vs. Washington.
2004 — Recognized as scout team’s defensive player of the week for aiding preparations heading into UCLA game.
HIGH SCHOOL — Rated among the top 50 prep prospects in California by SuperPrep magazine as well as one of the best 11 defensive linemen in the state . . . Two-time all-Bay Valley League defender possessed the proficiency to force opponents to devise game plans around him . . . Two-time all-area honoree (Contra Costa Times) and Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 pick led the league in quarterback sacks (5), in addition to forcing one fumble and recovering another . . . Completed his prep career with 15 quarterback sacks.