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#3 Maurice Harris
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Greensboro, NC
High School: Northern Guilford HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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Harris has made significant contributions in a reserve wide receiver role each of the past two seasons combining for 16 receptions and 199 yards receiving. He heads into the 2014 campaign listed in the No. 2 spot at the outside receiver ‘Z’ position on the preseason depth chart. Harris had a memorable catch against Portland State as a 2013 sophomore dubbed “The Grab” that earned ESPN’s top play for the weekend and was among candidates for the top catch of the year by several media outlets.

Career Stats
Game Logs: 2013 | 2012
 
Cal Career (2011 – Present)
► Has played in 17 games with one start over the last two seasons of his first three campaigns with the program, compiling career totals of 16 receptions for 199 yards and two touchdowns while adding one kick return for 13 yards for a total of 212 all-purpose yards
► His two career touchdown catches are tied for fourth among Cal’s active players with his totals of two touchdowns and 12 points both tied for sixth
► Had a career high four catches as a 2012 redshirt freshman at Oregon State, while his 50 yards receiving at Stanford as a 2013 sophomore were a career high with his 35-yard catch at Stanford in the same game the longest of his career
► Had a memorable catch against Portland State as a 2013 sophomore dubbed “The Grab” that earned ESPN’s top play for the weekend and was among candidates for the top catch of the year by several media outlets
 
Junior (2014)
► Listed in the No. 2 spot at the outside receiver ‘Z’ position on the preseason depth chart
► Had two receptions for 15 yards in the spring game

Sophomore (2013)
► Played in 10 games including his first career start at UCLA and recorded seven receptions and a career-high 100 yards for a 14.3 yards per catch average with two touchdown grabs to rank fourth on the team
► Ranked tied for fifth on the team with two total touchdowns, and tied for fifth among non-kickers and tied for sixth overall in scoring with 12 points
► Registered a career-high 50 yards receiving, the second touchdown of his career on a 15-yard completion on Cal’s first drive of the game and a career-long 35-yard completion later in the contest at Stanford
► Added single catches vs. Arizona (27 yards), vs. Portland State (10 yards, TD), at Colorado (5 yards) and at UCLA (2 yards)
► Added one kick return for 13 yards at Stanford for a season total of 113 all-purpose yards with a career-best 63 coming against Stanford
► Touchdown reception against Portland State was a memorable catch dubbed “The Grab” that earned ESPN’s top play for the weekend and was among candidates for the top catch of the year by several media outlets
► Caught two passes for a game-high 56 yards receiving in the spring game, including a 48-yard grab that was a key play on the first scoring drive for the offense

Freshman (2012)
► Played in seven games off the bench including each of the team’s final four contests, catching nine passes for 99 yards with all of his stats coming in the final four games
► Recorded career highs of four catches and 36 yards receiving in the season finale at Oregon State, with both numbers second on the team in the contests
► Had two catches vs. both Oregon (26 yards) and vs. Washington (13 yards)
► Registered a 24-yard reception at Utah that was the first catch of his collegiate career and also the longest
► Caught seven passes for 95 yards, including a 29-yard touchdown in the spring game

Freshman (2011)
► Redshirted
► Did not play
► Listed prior to the season as the nation’s No. 25 wide receiver recruit by Athlon, who also pegged him as the Pac-12’s No. 33 recruit overall
► The nation’s No. 50 freshman wide receiver before the campaign according to Phil Steele

Northern Guilford HS (Class of 2011)
► Played wide receiver and cornerback during an All-State and SuperPrep All-Regional campaign as a 2010 senior for a 14-2 squad
► Paced the 3-A Mid-State League as a senior in both receiving with 54 catches for 1,104 yards and 12 touchdowns, as well as interceptions as he returned the 10 he snagged for 79 yards to earn Prepstar and SuperPrep All-Region honors
► Had a spectacular 2009 junior season statistically both offensively and defensively, with 47 receptions for 1,216 yards and 18 TDs on offense, while leading the country with 10 interceptions including two that he returned for touchdowns on defense
 
Recruiting Rankings (Class of 2011)
► Listed as the No. 16 wide receiver in the nation by ESPN, who also ranked him as the country's No. 91 player overall
► Checked in as the No. 52 wide receiver nationally by Rivals and No. 84 according to Scout
► Ranked as the No. 15 player in the state of North Carolina by Rivals
► A four-star recruit according to ESPN, while garnering three stars from both Rivals and Scout
 
Other
► Full name is Maurice Lynell Harris
► Born November 11, 1992
► Parents are Lynell Harris and Carmen Maynard
► Cousin of former Cal players Keenan Allen and Zach Maynard, while also a high school teammate of Allen and former Golden Bear linebacker Chris McCain with Allen (San Diego Chargers) and McCain (Miami Dolphins) both now in the NFL and Allen the 2013 NFL Pepsi NEXT Rookie of the Year
► Major is African American studies

Harris' Career Game Highs
Receptions: 4 (at Oregon State, 2012)
Receiving Yards: 50 (at Stanford, 2013)
Receiving TDs: 1 (twice, last vs. Stanford, 2013)
Long Reception: 35 (at Stanford, 2013)
Kick Returns: 1 (at Stanford, 2013)
Kick Return Yards: 13 (at Stanford, 2013)
Long Kick Return: 13 (at Stanford, 2013)
All-Purpose Yards: 63 (at Stanford, 2013)

Last Updated
August 10, 2014

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