Arizona: 3L ... Spring practice showed Harris is part of UA's offensive plans for 2005 ... Offers sizeable complement to Mike Bell at running back ... Saw action in seven games during the 2004 season ... Second on the team with 285 rushing yards in 67 carries and a 4.3 yards-per-carry average ... Finished the season with two touchdowns and a 40.7 yards-per-game average ... Also added 11 receptions for 76 yards ... Season-long rush of 25 yards came at Oregon, where he tallied 44 yards in eight carries ... At UCLA, tallied 74 yards in nine carries ... Rushed for 56 yards in 11 carries vs. Wisconsin ... Ran for 56 yards in 15 carries vs. Utah ... Carried the ball three times for seven yards vs. NAU ... Played in eight games and started three during the 2003 season ... Closed the year with three rushes for eight yards and a touchdown, and added 10 receptions for 86 yards, an average of 8.6 yards per catch ... Had one catch for six yards at California ... Had three catches for 36 yards at Washington State, including a crucial 27-yard reception on fourth-and-3 that led to Arizona's lone touchdown of the game ... Rushed one time for two yards vs. TCU ... Caught three passes for 18 yards at Purdue ... Had one catch for 17 yards vs. Oregon ... Had one catch for six yards in the LSU game ... Rushed two times for six yards, including a 2-yard touchdown run, and had one catch for three yards in the season opener vs. UTEP ... Opened his Wildcat career as a fullback and played in seven games for the Wildcats in 2002 ... Earned the starting nod at Oregon State, California and against Arizona State ... Ended his true freshman season with 18 carries for 56 yards, an average of 3.1 yards per carry, and a season-long rush of 11 yards ... Also had five receptions for 81 yards, including a career-long 32-yard catch in the California game ... Had four carries for 14 yards versus Arizona State ... Finished the Cal game with four carries for 15 yards and two catches for 46 yards ... Tallied 23 yards on eight carries and had a 12-yard reception against UCLA ... Rushed twice for four yards in his first career start at Oregon State ... Made his collegiate debut at Stanford and finished with two receptions for 23 yards.
High School: Churchill High School, San Antonio, Texas, 2002 ... Made Max Emfinger's Power-I Tailback Top 25 list with a No. 4 rating ... A Rivals100.com Top-100 running back (No. 57) and two-star prospect ... UA saw appeal in his 900 yards and 10 TDs rushing as a junior ... A three-year starting tailback at Churchill, he has a reported 4.4 40-yard dash time ... Career statistical totals of 526 carries for 2,289 yards, an average of 4.4 per carry, with 22 touchdowns, plus 30 receptions for 322 yards ... All-around athletic talent as a three-year track letterman and a four-year basketball letterman ... Football 'backs' captain his final three years.
Personal: Academic major is family studies and human development ... Son of Gilbert and Natalie Harris ... Dad is a produce clerk and mom is a deposit sales specialist ... Younger brother, Ian, plays football and basketball ... Full name: Gilbert Lloyd Harris Jr. ... Date of birth: June 18, 1984, New York City.
Harris' Career Stats