Q&A: Jayhawk Signee Chris Harris

The Bixby Spartans from Oklahoma is home to dual threat Chris Harris. The 6-0, 180-pound future Kansas Jayhawk talked to Phog.net about his decision and his career.

Rebecca Johnston: What is your strength?

Chris Harris: Probably my speed and my instincts.

RJ: Tell us about your speed.

CH: I ran a 4.45 at LSU, KSU and Texas A&M camps.

RJ: What would you like to improve for the next level?

CH: I just want to bulk up and get ready for college.

RJ: Season Stats?

CH: I had 47 catches for 850 yards and 10 touchdowns. On defense, I had 66 tackles, five interceptions. I ran back one kick and returned two punts for touchdowns.

RJ: Your position at Kansas?

CH: I think I'm going to play strictly corner.

RJ: Post-season awards?

CH: All-State and First Team All-Metro in the area of Tulsa.

RJ: Football is serious business in Oklahoma at the high school level.

CH: Yes, almost as big as Texas.

RJ: Your Bixby team went 10-2 in 2006, 9-1 in the regular season. Tell us about your career at Bixby High School?

CH: It was real fun. My class got the program up, and we have established a good winning program now.

RJ: How long have you played football?

CH: Since kindergarten.

RJ: What positions have you played?

CH: I've played running back, receiver, safety, corner, and quarterback sometimes. I've played every position I could play.

RJ: Who is your recruiting coach?

CH: Coach Bill Young.

RJ: What do you think of the challenge of playing in the Big 12?

CH: I like the challenge because we are going to be all about the program. I like the players and the class that we are bringing in. I think it should be fun, and I think we should be really good.

RJ: What did you think of the Jayhawks' season?

CH: Most of the games they lost were because of a miss in the secondary, and they only lost most of their games by three or less. I think I could be a big help.

RJ: Tell us about your signing day.

CH: We have three Division-1 players from our school signing, so it is going to be a big signing day at our school.

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