Harris Could Be Like Dad

Sophomore safety Marcell Harris got some exciting news when he grabbed his first college offer. The offer he received means even more to him because it's his father Mike "Mud" Harris' Alma Mater. Could this be a situation where both father and son play for Florida? Find out more here:

Marcell Harris had a hard time containing his excitement when a dream of his came true. The 2013 prospect was offered by Florida.

"It was so good. They came to my practice and watched and then they offered me. Brian White offered. It was great to know and it means a lot because of my dad too."

Harris says thinking positively about Florida is a no-brainer.

"It's always been a dream. I feel really good about Florida. My dad went there and it's always been a top choice for me."

Florida wasn't the only school to check Harris out at practice recently, however. He says Texas has been showing him some love but the Longhorns have yet to offer.

"Texas came out and watched. They stayed the whole time but I don't think he planned to so that was good. It could be far from mom and dad to go all the way out there and it could be a headache for them to travel back and forth but I will be looking into it. Texas is a great program on defense and offense."

Harris says he is also interested in another in-state school: Florida State.

"FSU has always been a choice for me too. I like talking to coaches there and I hope to get an offer. They should be coming to see me."

Going out of state could be an option, Harris says, if he was heading to Alabama or Louisville.

"I really like Alabama. That's a real good program. I haven't really talked to anyone over there but even their weight lifting is tremendous. They had some good people go in the draft too."

Harris says he would also consider Louisville.

"I like coach Strong a lot. He is really good. They are a good defensive program because with coach Strong as the head coach it's good for defenders."

Harris currently stands at 6-foot-1, 195 pounds.

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