Hopes to begin earning playing time after a redshirt season ... Made six tackles in the Blue/White Spring Game ... Extremely intelligent player who showed his strengths with the mental part of the game last fall ... Communicates well on the field.
2012 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Versatile athlete ... His multiple skills were displayed at Mason County (Ky.) High School, where he played running back, receiver, linebacker and defensive back ... Four-year starter ... A second-team preseason All-American by MaxPreps prior to his senior year ... Rushed for 2,848 yards and 42 touchdowns in his career, despite missing most of his senior season because of injury ... Totaled 582 receiving yards and eight TDs ... Also threw a couple of touchdown passes ... Totaled 287 tackles and six fumble recoveries as a linebacker on defense ... Team went 9-2 his junior season and 10-1 as a sophomore ... All-state as a junior ... One of the nation's top-60 running backs as chosen by Scout.com ... The No. 2 prospect in Kentucky by SuperPrep ... Coached by David Buchanan ... Also played basketball, golf and ran track in high school ... Helped his team to two appearances in the Sweet 16 basketball state tournament ... His 4x400-meter relay team won the state as a sophomore ... Posted a 3.98 grade-point average, making only one "B" in high school ... Member of Teens Against Tobacco Use, the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America and Students Against Drunk Driving.
Personal: Son of Larry and Tracci Harris ... Born in Bowling Green, Ky. ... Larry played college football at Western Kentucky ... An uncle, Delaney Fonas, also played football at WKU ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Community Cats: Participated in the Big Blue U Move-In (2012) and an event at Indian Summer Camp (2012).
Josh Says ...Favorite college class so far: calculus ... Favorite TV show: Blue Mountain State ... My favorite part of game day is: the game itself ... My hidden talent is: golfing ... Something people might not know about me is: I like people watching.