Harris back and ready to go

The spring of 2010 wasn't exactly what Southwestern RB Aaron Harris (5-11, 198) expected. After a standout freshman campaign in 2009 he was poised for an All-American type season. Then, during an offseason workout, he pushed himself too hard and injured a shoulder which caused him to miss the entire 2010 football season. Now, back to 100%, the talented runner is set to show everyone he's back...

"I was trying to push-press too much weight and my shoulder just gave out," Harris told JCFootball.com. "I didn't have surgery because the doctors said it was close to tearing, so they just had me rehab it and get it healthy for this year.

"It's all back to 100% and I did everything this spring as far as contact is concerned. I just have to not push myself so hard."

As a freshman in 2009, Harris had one of the best season's a Jaguar back has had, posting 1,169 yards and 15 touchdowns while also hauling in 23 receptions for 201 yards and two more scores.

With his outstanding speed -- he has clocked a 4.38 this summer -- Harris was garnering a lot of attention before his injury and that interest hasn't fallen off much post-injury.

"Cincinnati is still on me," Harris noted. "They offered me last year and they said they still like me, but they want to see how I've healed before they offer again.

"Ole Miss has been talking to me a little and I got a note from one of their coaches that they are going to offer me, but that hasn't come through yet.

"Auburn is also on me and a few other schools saw me this spring and I have a feeling they will be on me more this season once they see me."

Harris got a medical redshirt for last season, thus maintaining a year of eligibility, so he will have three years to play two following the 2011 football season.

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