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 Montel Harris 2
Montel Harris

Jacksonville, FL

High School:
Trinity Christian

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 207



Six Football Players Earn All-ACC Recognition

Three members of the offensive line capture honors


Football Rushes Past Maine, 40-10

The Eagles record 500 offensive yards for the third game this season


Football Upsets No. 9 Southern California

Eagles' first victory over a top 10 team in a decade.


Summer Scouting: Game #11, Florida State

A look ahead, featuring each Boston College's opponents of the regular season


Eagles to face Maryland at Byrd Stadium Saturday

Football Game Notes -- Boston College at Maryland


Boston College vs. Maryland

Boston College vs. Maryland

BC's all-time rushing leader (3,735)...named preseason All-America second team and All-ACC first team by Phil Steele...all-time Boston College leader in carries (786) and 100-yard games (22)...ranks and is third at BC in touchdowns (27)...held the ACC record for most rush yards through junior year...ACC active leader in rushing yards and carries...ranks 10th and fourth in the nation in those categories, respectively...ranks 15th on the ACC all-time rushing list.

2011 Season
Broke BC's all-time rushing record on a 26-yard scamper versus Wake Forest, finishing the day with 108 rushing yards on 22 carries...carried the ball nine times for 27 yards and caught one pass for 16 in season debut against UMass.

2010 Season
Started 11 games before injuring his knee against Virginia...All-ACC first team honoree...leads the ACC and ranks 16th in the country by averaging 103.6 yards per game...racked up eight 100-yard games and had six in a row before his injury...carried the ball 24 times for 114 yards and a touchdown against Virginia...rushed 23 times for 109 yards and a score at Duke...racked up 183 yards and three touchdowns on 36 carries at Wake Forest...carried the ball 36 times for 142 yards vs. Clemson and caught a game-winning 36 yard touchdown pass...rushed 27 times for 116 yards and two touchdowns against Maryland...ran the ball 26 times for 191 yards at Florida State...tallied 111 yards on 19 carries against Virginia Tech and caught a career-high five passes...totaled 115 yards on 19 carries against Weber State.

2009 Season
Started all 13 games... All-America honorable mention...All-ACC Second Team performer...recorded eight 100-yard games, the fifth-most in a single season at BC...his 1,457 rushing yards were the fourth-most in a season at BC and 308 carries were second...eclipsed the 2,000-yard mark in his career and ranks 10th in that category...ranked second in the ACC in rushing and 18th in the country...set BC sophomore rushing records in yards and attempts...finished the season with five-straight 100-yard games, which is the tied for the third most in a row at BC...rushed for 102 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries against USC in the Emerald Bowl...ran for 142 yards on a career-high 41 carries and caught a pass for 30 yards at Maryland...those 41 rushes tied the BC record in a game - Fred Willis also had 41 in 1970 - and were the fourth-most carries in a game in the FBS in 2009...tallied 132 rushing yards on 23 carries against North Carolina...rushed for 151 yards at Virginia on 38 carries...set new Boston College records with 264 rushing yards and five touchdowns against NC was the fourth-best rushing performance in the FBS in the season and his 30 points were tied for the most...gained 179 yards rushing and scored twice against Florida State...carried the ball 15 times for 113 yards and two touchdowns and caught a six-yard touchdown pass against Northeastern.

2008 Season
College Football News All-Freshman honorable mention selection...set a BC freshman rushing record with 900 yards on the season...broke Shelby Gamble's 1979 record of 776 yards...also established a new freshman record with five 100-yard games...ranked third in the country among true freshman with 69.2 rush yards per game...had three rush touchdowns vs. Rhode Island, the first true freshman to score three times since Gamble...led BC with 113.8 all-purpose yards a game and 1479 total, doubling the amount of the second-most on the team...emerged as a running threat late in the game against Georgia Tech and saw action in every game since then...recorded 15 carries for 68 yards and five receptions for 25 yards and a touchdown against Vanderbilt in the Music City Bowl...had nine carries for 34 yards and two receptions for 62 yards, including a career-high 51-yard catch against Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship Game...carried the ball 25 times for 118 yards against Maryland...had nine carries for 30 yards and five receptions for 18 yards at Wake Forest....ran 25 times for 121 yards and a touchdown in his homecoming at Florida State...had 23 carries for 120 yards against Notre Dame...rushed nine times for 13 yards vs. Clemson...had six rushes for 24 yards at North Carolina...rushed 15 times for 61 yards and a touchdown against Virginia Tech...recorded 37 yards on seven carries at NC State...ran for a career-high 143 yards on 18 carries and three touchdowns against Rhode Island...recorded 13 carries for 113 yards against UCF...added three receptions for 23 yards vs. the Knights...rushed for 22 yards on five carries and caught one pass for 12 yards in collegiate debut against Georgia Tech...was not offered a scholarship until two weeks before signing day...enrolled in the spring semester and joined the team in the spring...recipient of the Hanson Family Athletics Scholarship.

High School
Earned Florida Sports Writers Association Class 2B All-State second-team honors as a senior running back at Trinity Christian High School ... led the Conquerors in rushing, receiving and scoring for three consecutive seasons ... played for head coach Verlon Dorminey.

Montel Lamar Harris, born October 30, 1989 ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... selected to the All-Duval County Academic Football Team ... holds a black belt in karate ... Montel and his older sister Shienah are the children of Tonesia and Norman Harris.

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