Having eight Division I offers before taking a single hand-off as a sophomore raised expectations for
In a testament to both his talent and work ethic, Harris surpassed all expectations by rushing 160 times for 1,911 yards and 37 touchdowns this season.
"There's a lot of hype around a lot of kids," said Madison Southern (Berea, Ky.)
head coach Jon Clark. "This year, he's been better than we expected."
Where others may have rested on their laurels, Harris saw opportunity to improve.
"I used it as motivation — to never take a day off, stay humble and work hard," Harris told MaxPreps last month.
Predictably, attention from colleges has continued to grow.
Harris loved his October visit to Michigan, which appears to have a good shot to land him. Clark believes Oregon and Alabama could also factor into Harris' recruitment.
By the time he's a senior, Harris should have his pick of schools. He's a contender for National Sophomore of the Year honors and a lock to make the MaxPreps Sophomore All-American team.