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Anthony Harris
Anthony Harris

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesterfield, Va.

High School:
Lloyd C. Bird HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
SS

Experience:
3L



07/23/2014

Harris Named to Preseason All-ACC Team by Media

Senior already named to five preseason watch lists

07/18/2014

Harris Named to the Walter Camp Player of the Year Watch List

UVa senior recognized on preseason list for the nation's best player

07/11/2014

Harris Named to the Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List

UVa senior recognized on preseason list for the nation's best defensive back

07/10/2014

Harris Named to the Nagurski Trophy Preseason Watch List

UVa senior recognized on preseason list for the nation's best defensive player

07/07/2014

Harold and Harris Named to the Bednarik Award Watch List

UVa duo is on radar for the College Defensive Player of the Year award

07/21/2014

ACC Media Day

NCAA Football: ACC-Media Day

11/09/2013

Virginia @ North Carolina

USATSI

10/26/2013

Football vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Football vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

10/26/2013

Virginia vs. Georgia Tech - UTSI

Virginia vs. Georgia Tech - UTSI

10/19/2013

Football vs. Duke (by Matt Riley)

Football vs. Duke (by Matt Riley)

HONORS
2014 - Preseason Walter Camp Player of the Year Watch List ... preseason Bednarik Award Watch List ... preseason Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List ... preseason Jim Thorpe Award Watch List ... CFPA Defensive Back of the Year Watch List ... preseason All-ACC ... one of UVa's four team captains ... Phil Steele preseason All-America second-team ... Athlon Sports preseason All-American second team ... Phil Steele preseason first-team All-ACC ... Athlon Sports preseason first-team All-ACC ... Sporting News preseason first-team All-ACC. 2013 - Sports Illustrated All-America first-team ... Walter Camp All-America second-team ... SB Nation All-America first-team ... All-ACC first-team ... Coaches All-ACC first-team ... Sporting News All-ACC first team ... Athlon Sports All-ACC first team ... Touchdown Club of Richmond's Defensive Back of the Year ... VaSID all-state first-team. 2012 - VaSID All-State first-team.

AT VIRGINIA

2013 - Appeared in all 12 games with 11 starts ... ranked No. 1 in the nation with eight interceptions ... his eight interceptions are the most by a UVa player since Ronde Barber led the ACC with eight in 1994 ... the eight interceptions places Harris No. 2 all-time at UVa for interceptions in a season and tied with Barber and Kevin Cook (1987) ... his interception at Miami extended his streak to recording at least one INT in five consecutive games (six total during that span) ... the five-game INT streak is a UVa record ... was fifth in the ACC with 1.2 pass defenses per game (14 total) ... No. 24 in the ACC in overall tackles with 6.7 per game ... had 80 total tackles including one sack ... and one forced fumble ... had key punt block in second half of UVa's victory against BYU and was named the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts against the Cougars ... earned his third letter. 2012 - One of 11 Cavaliers to start all 12 games ... was No. 3 on the team with 87 tackles ... made first career INT at NC State and returned in 37 yards ... had a career-high 14 tackles against North Carolina ... registered four games with double-digit tackles ... had 11 against Penn State, 12 against Louisiana Tech and 10 at Duke ... helped anchor the nation's youngest starting secondary (4 So/1 Fr) ... against Louisiana Tech helped hold one of the nation's most prolific offenses to its lowest output of total yards (385) on the season and only game the Bulldogs were held under 400 yards. 2011 - One of 12 true freshmen to appear in games ... has seen time in all 13 of Virginia's games ... mostly appeared on special teams ... made 14 tackles on the season ... made a career-high three stops at North Carolina.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Quarterback, WR, and DB at Lloyd C. Bird High School in Chesterfield ... ranked No. 34 athlete in nation by Rivals.com ... rated No. 13 recruit in state by Rivals.com ... received a scouts grade of 72 from ESPN.com ... ranked No. 201 athlete in nation by ESPN.com ... ranked No. 68 WR in country by Scout.com ... first-team Associated Press 2010 All-Group AAA football team ... on the Times-Dispatch Top-12 A-List of Richmond ... three-star prospect according to Rivals.com and Scout.com ... excelled on both sides of the ball for coach David Bedwell, starting at both QB and DB ... two-time all-state and all-region selection at DB ... named to the 2010 All-Dominion District first-team as a utility player and earned all-district second-team accolades at QB and DB ... allowed only one completion and notched eight interceptions as a DB his junior year ... threw for over 1,000 yards and ran for 800 yards at QB his junior season ... starter on the Seahawk basketball team ... attended same high school as current Atlanta Falcons' fullback and former Cavalier Jason Snelling ... sociology major.

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