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Marcus Harris (wide receiver, born 1974)

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Position:  Wide receiver
College:  Wyoming

Height:  6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Name  Marcus Harris
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Date of birth:  (1974-10-11) October 11, 1974 (age 41)

Place of birth:  St. Paul, Minnesota
High school:  Brooklyn Center (MN)

Marcus Harris (born October 11, 1974) is a former American college football player who was an All-American wide receiver who played for the University of Wyoming and won the Fred Biletnikoff Award as the best college wide receiver in the nation.


Early life

Harris was born in 1974. He attended Brooklyn Center High School in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, where he was a star running back for the Brooklyn Center Centaurs high school football team.

College career

Harris received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Wyoming, and he played for the Wyoming Cowboys football team from 1993 to 1996. As a senior in 1996, Harris was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American and won the Biletnikoff Award. He finished his career at Wyoming with 259 receptions, 4,518 receiving yards, and 38 touchdown catches. He was inducted into the Wyoming Athletics Hall of Fame on September 24, 2004.



Professional career

He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh round (232nd overall pick) of the 1997 NFL Draft. He is the only Biletnikoff Award winner to never have played in a National Football League (NFL) regular season game.

He currently is an offensive coordinator for the football team, assistant coach for boys basketball team and head coach of the girls softball team at the Breck School.


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