April 28, 2006

Harris holds eight offers

Growing up in California DaJohn Harris knows the Pac-10 powers. Now, the 6-foot-4, 255-pound defensive lineman/tight end from Gardena, Calif., Serra holds eight scholarship offers, and all are from outside the boundaries of the state.

"I have offers from Washington, Washington State, Oregon, Oregon State, Arizona, UNLV, Nebraska and Ole Miss," Harris said, "and I'm getting letters from pretty much everywhere else.

"As a kid, I always wanted USC and UCLA to win. I was born and raised in L.A. This recruiting stuff is opening my eyes to some other places though too."

Harris, who runs a 4.8-second 40-yard dash and benches 315-pounds, was named first-team all-league and first-team all-conference as a defensive tackle. He tallied eight sacks in 2005 on defense, and also proved himself a difference-maker as a tight end on offense.

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