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Rodney Harris - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Rodney Harris

Position Safety
Weight 185 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Height 5'5''
Hometown Chicago, Ill.
High School Providence HS

As a sophomore (2004): An All-Big 12 honorable-mention selection at defensive back by both the Associated Press and the Big 12 coaches … Earned All-Big 12 second-team honors from the Kansas City Star … Played in and started all 11 games during his first season with the Jayhawks … Finished fourth on the team with 62 tackles, including 39 solo stops … Picked off four passes and led the team with 98 interception return yards … Also had four pass break-ups … Was sixth on the team with six tackles behind the line of scrimmage … Collected a season-high 10 tackles (eight solo) against No. 6 Texas … Posted a season-high five solo tackles against Oklahoma … Had a string of nine-straight games in which he made at least five tackles … Recorded an interception in games against Texas Tech, Nebraska, Colorado and Texas. At KU (2003): Participated in spring drills while attending class. Junior College (2002): Played one season at San Bernadino Community College … Earned all-conference honors as a freshman … Collected a team-leading 85 tackles, forced eight fumbles and garnered four interceptions in nine games … Also blocked a pair of punts … Coached by Ron Smedly. High School: A 2001 graduate of Fontana High School … Earned varsity letters in football for the Steelers. Personal: Born on Feb. 19, 1983 in Gardena, Calif. … Mother is Felecia Douglas … Major: Sociology.