WAC releases its 2011 All-Academic teams for the fall sports; Bulldogs show well in the classroom
Bulldog seniors get their chance to display their game in front of NFL scouts and executives as they look to continue their playing careers on the next level
Bulldogs announce team awards at end of the year banquet
Fresno State's six first team selections were the second-most in the conference
As the football team heads down south, the 2011 senior class reflects back on their Collegiate career.
2011 (Senior): Played in the Casino Del Sol College All-Star Game on Jan. 23 ... selected to the All-WAC first team by the league coaches ... named to Phil Steele's All-WAC first team ... selected to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District Football first team for District 8 ... named to the Academic All-WAC team ... started in all 13 games at left tackle and closed out his career with 39 consecutive starts ... received Fresno State's Director's Academic Award ... named the team's most valuable offensive lineman ... helped the Bulldog offense average 411.8 yards per game ... guided running back Robbie Rouse to 1,549 yards rushing, a total that led the WAC and was the third most in a year in school history ... helped quarterback Derek Carr become the fifth Bulldog to throw for over 3,000 yards in a season ... Fresno State averaged 4.1 yards per rush, 12.7 yards per completion and 6.0 yards per play on the year behind the offensive line.
2010 (Junior): Selected second-team All-WAC by the coaches after starting all 12 games at left tackle ... has started every game for two straight years ... an explosive and strong player ... can dunk a basketball ... excellent student and smart player.
2009 (Sophomore): Played and started in all 13 games ... selected Academic All-WAC ... was part of an offensive line that opened holes for NCAA rushing leader Ryan Mathews, the No. 12 overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft ... provided great protection for quarterback Ryan Colburn as the offensive line allowed only 20 sacks ... Fresno State's offense ranked in the top 20 in passing efficiency, total offense rushing and scoring.
2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw considerable action on special teams and moved from defensive tackle to offense ...selected Academic All-WAC.
2007 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: During his senior at Tulare Union was the captain of the East Yosemite League champions ... earned lineman of the year in 2007 and named to the East Yosemite League first team ... had 38 tackles his senior year and 4 sacks.
Personal: Born Jan. 16, 1989 ... the son of David and Pamela Harris ... has one older brother, Sean ... likes to play video games, read, and play football ... favorite athlete is Marshall Faulk and admires his father because he works hard for others and supports his family ... also recruited by Nevada, Cal Poly, Colorado, Stanford, Harvard, Cornell and Yale ... majoring in computer engineering.