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Vaness Harris

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Dorsey High

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 255

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
01/02/1991

Experience:
2L

Vaness Harris

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12/01/2013

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10/30/2011

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Football vs. Wyoming

10/08/2011

San Diego St. vs. TCU

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09/18/2011

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09/04/2011

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Football vs. Cal Poly

A returning starter in the linebacker core who teamed up with Derek Largent at one of the LB positions for the Aztecs ... One of two seniors in the linebacking core who has multiple letters to his credit (Nick Tenhaeff) ... Played in 30 career games, including 26 straight dating back to his freshman season ... Big outside linebacker, who has nine career starts ... Good tackler with big play ability ... His 10.5 tackles for loss are the third-highest total among active players (Jake Fely 18.5, Tenhaeff 18.0).

2012: Played in all 13 games during the campaign to run his consecutive games streak to 26 ... Started the first seven contests of the season but saw significant action from start to finish ... Had a career-high 31 tackles during his junior campaign, the 11th-highest total on the team ... Posted 6.0 tackles for loss, including 3.0 sacks (tied for the third-highest total on the team) ... Surprisingly, 25 of his 31 stops were solo tackles (the eighth highest-figure on the team) ... Owned the second-highest percentage of solo/total tackles on the team (trailing King Holder) ... How little of a difference did it make if Harris started the game? ... In his seven starts, he had 16 tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack ... In six games in which he did not start, he had 15 tackles, four tackles for loss and two sacks ... That further shows the quality of depth at linebacker for SDSU and Rocky Long's substitution philosophy ... Started in the opener at Washington ... Set career highs with five tackles (all solo), sacks (1.0) and PBU's (1), while his two tackles for loss tied a career best ... Had four stops in a starting role vs. Army ... Started once again vs. North Dakota and had a tackle ... Made four stops and forced his first career fumble at Fresno State ... Recorded two solo tackles against Colorado State ... Came off the bench for the first time at Nevada and made a career-high six stops (five solo) with 2.0 TFL ... Had two tackles, including a sack against UNLV ... Made one stop at Boise State ... Had three tackles vs. Air Force ... Had two stops at Wyoming, including an 8-yard sack ... Came off the bench and recorded a solo stop against Brigham Young in the Poinsettia Bowl.

2011: Played in all 13 of the team's games, starting in back-to-back outings vs. TCU and Air Force ... Totaled 24 tackles with 4.5 for a loss and a pair of recovered fumbles ... Posted two solo tackles with both for a loss of yardage in the opener with Cal Poly ... Recovered his first career fumble at Army, which led to an Aztec touchdown ... Also added two solo efforts vs. the Black Knights ... Played, but did not log a tackle against Washington State ... One solo tackle at Michigan ... Made his first collegiate start against TCU, coming up with a career-best four tackles and recovering his second fumble on punt coverage ... Had two stops at Air Force ... Had a 13-yard tackle for loss vs. Wyoming ... Played against New Mexico, but did not record a stat ... Made three stops at Colorado State and two vs. Boise State ... Had three tackles with a TFL at UNLV ... Made two stops against Fresno State ... Assisted on a pair of tackles against Louisiana-Lafayette.

2010: Appeared in four games as a reserve ... Made his debut vs. Air Force, compiling three solo tackles ... Reserve vs. TCU ... One stop against Utah, but did not record any stats vs. UNLV.

2009: Did not play as a true freshman.

High School: Attended Dorsey High School and played for head coach Paul Knox ... The Dons won their league his first two years and finished second his junior and senior campaigns ... Was first-team all-city as a wide receiver in 2008 ... Also competed in track and field.

Personal: Born Jan. 2, 1991, in Harbor City, Calif. ... Son of Christie and Vaness Harris ... Is studying social science.

Career highs: Tackles: 6 at Nevada (10/20/12); Tackles For Loss: 2.0 at Nevada (10/20/12), at Washington (9/1/12), vs. Cal Poly (9/3/11); Sacks: 1.0 at Wyoming (11/24/12), vs. UNLV (10/27/12), at Washington (9/1/12); Passes Broken Up: 1 at Washington (9/1/12); Forced Fumbles: 1 at Fresno State (9/29/12); Fumble Recoveries: 1 vs. TCU (10/8/11), at Army (9/10/11).