#40 Ranked Player in Mississippi
Name - DeMarcus Harris
School - Olive Branch
Vitals - 6' 3", 300, 5.7 (40 yard dash), 330 (bench) 500 (squat)
Date of Birth - August 25, 1990
2007 Season - Earned the starting job for Coach Scott Samsel's club. Had the highest grade out of all of the linemen.
Why Top 40 - "Demarcus has a chance to be a solid D1 player," added Olive Branch head coach, Scott Samsel. "He was one of the better offensive linemen in Mississippi and Demarcus was only a junior. He is going to be a good one for somebody."
"I can really think of the field," added DeMarcus Harris. "My pass protection is my biggest strength, and I am not scared of nobody."
DeMarcus' top schools: MSU, Arkansas, and Alabama
Why MSU: "It was just the feeling I got when I was over there for Jr Day.
Why Arkansas: "To me they are a good team and staff."
Why Alabama: "They are a pretty good too. I like the way they play."
Scholarship offers: None
Closest to offering:"Ole Miss. They send me the most letters and talking the most serious about offering me."
Where do the Rebels stand:"I do not have them on my list because I know too many people at Ole Miss. I want to go somewhere where nobody knows me."
Camps this summer: "I will probably go to Ole Miss and Mississippi State."
Jr Day attended: Ole Miss and MSU
Tell us something nobody else knows: "I like to listen to Ashinta, a R&B singer."
Nickname - "Holly Springs, because that is where I am from."
Best Player faced: "Noseguard from Tupelo."
If not DeMarcus Harris, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Rod Woodson
Game I'm anticipating: "South Panola. I am tired of them talking all of that smack like they are better than us."
Other athletes in my family: None
Favorite college team growing up: LSU
Favorite football player: Glenn Dorsey
Favorite Pro Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Food: Chinese
Favorite Movie: Rush Hour 3
In my CD Player: Lil' Wayne
Pre-game hype song: Lil' Wayne
Biggest Influences: Coaches, Mother, and Uncle
Biggest Fan: Uncle Jr and Mother
Biggest Fear: "Blowing my knee out"
2nd Best Sport: Baseball
Favorite Video Game: Grand Theft Auto by Play Station 3
Person I look most a like: Shaq
First thing if I sign pro contract: By my mother a house
Dream date: Mary J Blige