| Sherrod Harris
|Height / Weight:|
6-3 / 215
· Career statistics
Fifth-year quarterback who has appeared in five career games ... appeared in two games in 2009 ... saw action in one game in 2008 ... appeared in two games in 2007 ... gained valuable experience running the scout team as a redshirt in 2006 ... a three-time all-district and four-year academic all-district performer in high school ... was a three-sport letterman as a prepster ... a member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll (Fall 2007).
Appeared in games against ULM and UTEP.
Appeared in the season-opener against FAU.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2007)
Appeared in two games after suffering a knee injury in fall camp ... saw his first collegiate action in a victory against Rice ... also played in UT's victory at Iowa State ... redshirted in 2006.
Coached by Anthony Criss at Bowie H.S. ... a three-time all-district pick and four-year letterman as a dual-threat quarterback ... became Bowie High's all-time leading passer (third all-time in Arlington ISD history) with 4,321 yards passing over his three seasons at quarterback ... earned second-team 7-5A all-district honors despite missing five games due to a hernia as a senior ... named to Dave Campbell's Super Team third team in the preseason ... posted 1,883 yards and 11 TDs and rushed for an additional 413 yards and six scores as a senior ... recorded 969 passing yards, rushed for 385 yards and totaled 13 TDs as a junior ... earned 5A third-team all-state and district 7-5A Sophomore of the Year honors in 2003 ... threw for 1,469 yards and 16 TDs and scored six rushing TDs on 489 yards ... played free safety as a freshman ... also competed in basketball and track and field ... ran the 200m and was a member of the 4x200 and 4x400-meter relays.
Born in Grand Prairie, Texas ... majoring in corporate communications ... a member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll (Fall 2007) ... active in UT's community service program ... participated in A Hero's Tribute by welcoming troops back to Fort Hood after being stationed overseas ... a four-year academic all-district selection in three sports ... was active in National Honor Society and Spanish Club ... his uncle, Gerald Lawrence, played running back for Louisiana Tech (1990-91) ... attended the American Legion's prestigious Boys' State summer program ... volunteered delivering food with Arlington's local food banks ... enjoys reading and writing poetry as well as bowling.
THE S. HARRIS FILE
Nickname: The Golden Child (from Brandon Foster and Ryan Palmer), S Dot Com
During pregame, I like to: Listen to slow music and think about the game
Favorite sports movie: Any Given Sunday
Favorite movie: Wedding Crashers
Favorite actor: Jamie Foxx
Favorite actress: Salma Hayek
Favorite channel: ESPNU
Sports heroes: Doug Williams, Charlie Ward
Favorite superheroes: Venom
Favorite CD: Nas: Untitled
Favorite video game: NCAA Football
Favorite cartoon character: Goofy
Pets: Dogs (Smokey, Debo)
I came to Texas because: I liked the academics, the atmosphere and the location