LSU Football BIO
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Brandon Harris
Player Profile:
Brandon Harris 1807463
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 218 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Bossier City, La.
High School: Parkway HS
Major: Human Science & Education
Born: 10/12/1995
  • 2014 SEC Freshman of the Week (vs. New Mexico State)

CAREER
Played in 25 games over three years with the Tigers from 2014-16 … Started 15 times, including all 12 games as a sophomore in 2015 … Posted a 10-5 mark as a starter, going 0-1 in 2014, 9-3 in 2015 and 1-1 in 2016 … Finished career completing 187-of-347 passes for 2,756 yards, 20 TDs, and 10 interceptions … Added 370 rushing yards and seven rushing touchdowns … Opted to transfer from LSU for his senior season … Will graduate from LSU in the summer of 2017.

JUNIOR SEASON (2016)
Played in four games with two starts … Started first two games of season – a loss to Wisconsin and a win over Jacksonville State … Other action came against Missouri and Auburn … Finished year completing 13-of-25 passes for 139 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions … Opened season by completing 12-of-21 passes for 131 yards and a TD in loss to Wisconsin … A week later, was lifted in the second quarter after going 1-of-4 for eight yards in the first quarter against Jacksonville State.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Started all 12 games at quarterback, leading the Tigers to a 9-3 record … Completed 149-of-277 passes for 2,165 yards and 13 touchdowns against six interceptions … Ran the ball 67 times (second-most on the team) for 226 yards and four touchdowns … Ranked seventh in the SEC in both passing average per game (180.4 yards) and pass efficiency (130.6) ... Threw only six interceptions this season (at Alabama, vs. Arkansas, 2 at Ole Miss, vs. Texas A&M, vs. Texas Tech) ... Closed out the season with a great game against Texas Tech in the Texas Bowl where he connected on 14-of-23 passes for 261 yards with one touchdown and one interception and also ran three times for 41 yards and a 26-yard touchdown run … Became the first LSU QB to throw for 300-plus yards in a game since Zach Mettenberger against Furman in 2013 when Harris completed 26-of-51 passes for a career-high 324 yards at Ole Miss ... Had a streak of 137 consecutive passes this season without an interception that tied for first in LSU history with Alan Risher who threw 137 straight without an INT during the 1982 season ... Threw for a then career-high 286 yards and three touchdowns versus Western Kentucky on only 11-of-20 passing ... Completed 13-of-19 passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns versus Florida ... Set then-career highs in completions (18), attempts (28) and passing yards (228) against South Carolina ... Also threw two touchdowns against the Gamecocks ... Rushed for a touchdown vs. Eastern Michigan ... Threw for 157 yards and one TD on 8-of-16 passing at Syracuse ... Connected on an 11-yard TD pass to Malachi Dupre against the Orange ... Completed 12-of-17 passes for 74 yards and 1 TD and added 66 rushing yards and two TDs versus Auburn ... Provided a solid start in the opener at Mississippi State where he connected on 9-of-14 passing for 71 yards with no TDs or INTs ... Also rushed for 48 yards against MSU.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Played in nine games with one start as a true freshman in 2014 … Threw for 452 yards and six touchdowns and added another 159 rushing yards and three scores … Accounted for a total of nine TDs … Earned opportunity for first career start at Auburn after coming off bench to ignite an LSU offense against New Mexico State … Connected on 11-of-14 passes for 178 yards and three TDs in win over New Mexico State … Added 36 rushing yards and two rushing TDs to account for a total of five touchdowns against New Mexico State … Led LSU offense to touchdown scoring drives on all seven possessions that he was on the field against New Mexico State … Is only true freshman quarterback in LSU history to throw three TD passes in a game … A week earlier against Mississippi State, entered the game with the Tigers trailing 34-16 with 3:43 left in the fourth quarter … Directed LSU on back-to-back TD drives to pull LSU to within 34-29 with 1:25 left in the game … Had potential game-winning Hail Mary TD batted down at the 1-yard line as time expired … Completed 6-of-9 passes for 140 yards and two scores against Mississippi State … His TD passes of 31 and 30 yards to Malachi Dupre in fourth quarter against Mississippi State came just 28 seconds apart … Against Auburn, became just the seventh LSU quarterback to start a game as a true freshman ... With Malachi Dupre at Auburn, became first quarterback-wide receiver true freshman combination to start same game in program history ... Made collegiate debut against Wisconsin the season-opener, playing one series in the 28-24 LSU victory … A week later, connected on 4-of-5 passes for 62 yards and an 8-yard TD in win over Sam Houston State … First LSU true freshman quarterback to throw two-plus TD passes in his first SEC outing since Jamie Howard tossed two TDs at Auburn in 1992 ... The last LSU QB to throw two-plus TDs in SEC opener was Jarrett Lee at Auburn in 2008 … Last action of season came against Alabama, where he rushed for seven yards on one carry.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the most talented quarterback prospects in the country … Consensus four-star recruit by all major sites … Ranked as the nation's No. 3 dual threat quarterback in the 247Sports composite rankings … Completed 178-of-329 passes for 3,172 yards with 34 touchdowns and 14 interceptions as a senior … Rushed for 1,048 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior … Led Parkway to a 14-1 record and an appearance in the 2013 Class 5A state championship game … Threw for 2,573 yards and 26 touchdowns on 152-of-306 passing as a junior … Also ran for 667 yards and 12 TDs in 2012 … Named the Louisiana 2013 Class 5A All-State quarterback … Selected to the Under Armour All-America Game where he completed 4-of-5 passes for 115 yards and one touchdown … Rated as high as the No. 37 player in the nation by ESPN.com … Ranked in the national Top 100 by 247Sports.com and Rivals.com and is also a member of the Scout.com 300 … Listed as the No. 2 dual threat QB nationally by ESPN, No. 3 by 247Sports, No. 5 by Rivals and No. 6 by Scout … A member of The Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen … Coached by David Feaster.

PERSONAL
Parents are Detroit Harris and Nicole Jackson … Born Oct. 12, 1995 … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

HARRIS' CAREER PASSING HIGHS
Attempts: 51 at Ole Miss, 2015
Completions: 26 at Ole Miss, 2015
Yards: 324 at Ole Miss, 2015
Touchdowns: 3, 2x (Last: vs. Western Kentucky, 2015; First: New Mexico State, 2014)
Long: 67 vs. Western Kentucky, 2015

HARRIS' CAREER RUSHING HIGHS
Attempts: 8, 3x (Last: vs. Arkansas, 2015; First: at Auburn, 2014)
Yards: 66 vs. Auburn, 2015
Touchdowns: 2, 2x (Last: vs. Auburn, 2015; First: New Mexico State, 2014)
Long: 46 vs. Sam Houston State, 2014

HARRIS' CAREER PASSING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Att.-Comp.-INT
Yds.
TD
LG
2014
9-1
45-25-2
452
6
52
2015 12-12 149-277-6 2,165 13 67
2016 4-2 13-25-2 139 1 31
Totals
25-15
187-347-10
2,756
20
67

HARRIS' CAREER RUSHING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2014
9-1
26
159
3
46
2015 12-12 67 226 4 33
2016 4-2 4 -15 0 0
Totals
25-15
97
370
7
46
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