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Gilbert Harris
Gilbert Harris


San Antonio, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 223




Arizona: 2L... Projects as the probable No. 1 fullback, a role he had for eight games in 2003... The Cats' leading receivfer out of the backfield, with 10 catches for 86 yards... Rushed only three times, gaining eight yards... Had three formation starts -- UA opened with three receivers most of the year... Missed the last four games due to undisclosed off-the-field issues... Opened his Wildcat career as a combo back 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 Top-100 running back (No. 57) and two-star prospect, he pledged to Arizona in August during training camp, well before his official visit, attracted by what he termed a positive and early recruiting pitch from Arizona coaches... 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.

Harris' Career Stats

Year	G-GS	Rush	Yards	Avg.	TD 	Long
2002	7-3	18	56	3.1	0	11
2003	8-3	3	 8	1.7	1	4
Total	15-6	21	64	3.0	1	11

Receiving Year G-GS Rec. Yards Avg. TD Long 2002 7-3 5 81 16.2 0 32 2003 8-3 10 86 8.6 0 27 Total 15-6 15 167 11.1 0 32