27  Michael Harris
Michael Harris

Hendersonville, TN

High School:
Beech HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 186



A two year letter winner who has served as the Tigers' holder on special teams ... Also works as a backup quarterback ... Completed two-of-two pass attempts for nine yards in the Blue-Gray Spring game ...

1999: Lettered for the second consecutive season as the Tiger' holder on the PAT and field goal units ... Was placed on scholarship prior to the start of the 1999 season ... Had one rush for three yards during the 1999 season ... Gained three yards on a fake field goal attempt ... Was the holder on all 25 of Ryan White's PATs and on all 19 field goal attempts ... Helped White again become a semifinalist candidate for the Lou Groza Award ... Lettered as a member of the Tiger PAT and field goal units ...

1998: Came to the Tigers as a transfer quarterback from Tennessee Tech but found a position as the holder for the PAT and field goal units ... Played in all 11 games of the 1998 season to earn his first varsity letter ... Took 38 snaps for the field goal and PAT units with no missed or muffed holds ... Helped kicker Ryan White become the only kicker in the nation in 1998 to have a perfect season missing no field goals (16-16) and no PATs (22-22) ... Also completed his only pass attempt of the season to pick up a key first down for Memphis in the win over Cincinnati ... Spent a great deal of time in spring drills working as a backup quarterback and as the backup holder behind Jeff Bazemore ... Saw extended playing time in the Blue-Gray Game due to injuries to Stephen Galbraith and Neil Suber ... Completed 2-of-3 pass attempts for 33 yards and a touchdown in the spring game ... Finished the spring with 62 yards passing and two touchdowns ... Came to the Tigers as a transfer from Tennessee Tech where he spent one season ... Did not play in a game at TTU ...

1997: A walk-on at quartrback ... Was ineligible, but worked as a member of the offensive scout team ... Also worked as a backup holder with the Tiger special teams ...

Prep: Played his prep football at Beech High School .

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