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#6 Chris Harper
Position: Wide Receivers
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 170
Year: Junior
Hometown: Northridge, CA
High School: Crespi HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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CAL CAREER (Updated Career Stats):

2013: A third-team preseason All-Pac-12 selection by Phil Steele … listed as a “Cal Player to Watch” prior to the season as well as the nation’s No. 22 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver by Lindy’s … listed as one of two players sharing the starting spot at the ‘Z’ wide receiver position and as the starting punt returner on the preseason depth chart … did not participate in any contact drills during spring practices due to injury. 

2012 (Game-By-Game Stats): Had a huge true freshman season, playing in all 12 games with starts in each of the team’s final five contests and recording 41 catches for 544 yards and two touchdowns to rank second on the team behind Keenan Allen in all three categories, while his 13.3 yards per catch was second on the club among regulars and third overall … reception and receiving yard totals were just shy of true freshman records posted by Allen (46 catches in 2010) and DeSean Jackson (601 receiving yards in 2005) … had per-game averages of 45.33 receiving yards and 3.42 receptions that both ranked 19th in the Pac-12 … had at least one catch in 11 of 12 contests, coming up empty only vs. UCLA … added three rushes for five yards and a touchdown, as well as four punt returns for four yards to total 553 all-purpose yards (five rushing, 544 receiving, four punt return) that were fifth on the team … added three tackles … his three total touchdowns tied for fifth on the team … posted a career-high-tying seven catches on three occasions vs. Washington (career-high 101 receiving yards), vs. Southern Utah (94 receiving yards) and at Utah (86 receiving yards) … added a 14-yard touchdown on a reverse on his first collegiate carry against the Huskies to tie the score at 7-7 in the first quarter, as well as a one-handed catch that ranked No. 2 on ESPN’s list on SportsCenter of the day’s top plays and a 36-yard reception that was the longest of his career and tied for the seventh longest by a Cal player in 2012 … posted five catches for 57 yards, including a 13-yard touchdown reception in his collegiate debut against Nevada that tied the game 24-24 late in the fourth quarter as he and fellow true freshman wide receiver Bryce Treggs became the first two true freshmen to both score in their first game at Cal since Marshawn Lynch and Justin Forsett at Air Force on Sept. 4, 2004 … honored for his performance against Stanford with the Berkeley Breakfast Club Award for the Outstanding Player in the Big Game on the offensive side of the ball when he co-led the team with four catches for a team-high 82 yards … had three catches for 32 yards at Ohio State, including a 19-yard touchdown reception, and three catches 28 yards in the season finale at Oregon State … registered two receptions for 35 yards vs. Oregon … picked up one reception against Arizona State (11 yards), at USC (nine yards) and at Washington State (nine yards) … led Cal in receiving on a team-high-tying five occasions, including four of the last five contests when he paced the team for four consecutive games vs. Stanford, at Utah, vs. Washington and vs. Oregon … was the team's starting punt returner for the final three contests after a season-ending injury to Allen, returning four punts for four yards ... had two punt returns for five yards (both career highs) vs. Oregon, while also being credited with a return for no yards at Oregon State and a return for -1 yard vs. Washington … in addition to his 14-yard scoring run vs. Washington had single rushes at Oregon State (two yards) and vs. Oregon (-11 yards) ... registered single tackles at Ohio State, vs. Washington and vs. Oregon … listed by Phil Steele prior to the season as the nation’s No. 62 freshman wide receiver.

CRESPI HS: Played in the California Prep All-Star Game as a 2011 senior after a season in which he earned Prepstar All-Region honors … had 37 catches for 846 yards and 14 TDs to lead the Serra League in receiving as a senior after posting 63 receptions for 1,003 yards and seven TDs as a 2010 junior to rank second in the conference in receiving … team combined for a 15-7 record in his junior (8-4) and senior (7-3) campaigns … a four-star recruit according to Prepstar, while ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports gave him three each … ranked as high as the nation’s No. 61 wide receiver recruit by Rivals, while 247Sports (No. 71), Scout (No. 80), ESPN (No. 108) and Prepstar (No. 146) also had him among their top receivers nationally … also a Dream Team Player of Prepstar … SuperPrep listed him at No. 107 in California/Nevada/Hawaii … listed as high as the No. 50 overall recruit in the state of California by 247Sports, while Rivals had him at No. 60 and Prepstar SoCal on its Top 150 list without a specific number … also played cornerback and was listed as the No. 12 player in Southern California at that position by Prepstar … has worked out with the “1925 All-Stars”, a 7-on-7 team coached by former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson.

OTHER: Full name is Christopher James Harper … born December 7, 1993 … parents are Mark Harper and Janine Gonzaga … intended major is business administration.

Rushes: 1 (three times, last at Oregon State, 2012)
Rushing Yards: 14 (vs. Washington, 2012)
Rushing TDs: 1 (vs. Washington, 2012)
Long Rush: 14TD (vs. Washington, 2012)
Receptions: 7 (three times, last vs. Washington, 2012)
Receiving Yards: 101 (vs. Washington, 2012)
Receiving TDs: 1 (twice, last at Ohio State, 2012)
Long Reception: 36 (vs. Washington, 2012)
Punt Returns: 2 (vs. Oregon, 2012)
Punt Return Yards: 5 (vs. Oregon, 2012)
Long Punt Return: 5 (vs. Oregon, 2012)
All-Purpose Yards: 114 (vs. Washington, 2012)
Tackles: 1 (three times, last vs. Oregon, 2012)
Points: 6 (three times, last vs. Washington, 2012)

LAST UPDATED: July 11, 2013

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