Harris Back in Fold for Hawkeyes

After de-committing from Iowa a few weeks ago, Juan Harris decided to re-up with the Hawkeyes Sunday during his Junior Day visit to the Big Ten school.

It's been an interesting month and a half for Juan Harris. The talented defensive tackle committed to Iowa, de-committed and then re-pledged to the Big Ten school on Sunday.

"The reason I de-committed was because of a family issue and a disagreement within my family," Harris said.

The North Fayette High (West Union, Iowa) sophomore said that situation has been resolved. At Iowa's Elite Junior Day on Sunday, he told the coaches he was re-committing.

"We worked things out as a family and things are great," the 6-foot-4, 350-pounder said.

Harris wisely stopped short of saying his recruitment is 100 percent over. As a member of the Class of 2017, which signs letter of intent in February of that year, many things can change between now and then, in his control and out of it.

The Hawkeye coaches continued to express their interest in Harris joining their program during the Junior Day visit, he said.

"We talked really easy like always," Harris said. "The love they show never fades away."

Harris committed to Iowa on Dec. 1 before pulling back that pledge a month later. He also reported scholarship offers from Tennessee, Utah and Wisconsin and interest from Alabama, Ohio State and Oregon.

Scout.com ranks Harris as one of the top defensive tackles in the Midwest for his class.

Asked when he would back to visit Iowa, Harris said "soon."


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