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20  Josh Harris
Josh Harris

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Maysville, Ky.

High School:
Mason County

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 197

Position:
Safety

Experience:
Sq


08/03/2012

UK Football Media Day Wrapup

Held at Commonwealth Stadium

Hopes to begin earning playing time this season ... Extremely intelligent player who showed his strengths with the mental part of the game ... Communicates well on the field ... Also has added size and strength in the weight room ... Made six tackles in the 2013 Blue/White Spring Game.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Practiced with the team.

2012 (Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Versatile athlete's 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: Born in Bowling Green, Ky. ... Son of Larry and Tracci Harris ... 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.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium