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De’Jon Harris
De’Jon Harris

#8 De’Jon Harris

Linebacker | Junior | 6-0 | 239 | Harvey, La. | John Ehret HS

2017 Second Team All-SEC (Associated Press)
2017 Third Team All-SEC (Phil Steele)
2016 SEC All-Freshman Team (Coaches)

2017 (SOPHOMORE): Led the team in total tackles (115), tackles for loss (8.5) and sacks (3.5) … Behind seven games with double-digit tackles, Harris racked up 115 total stops this season, good for second most in the SEC in 2017 … He was also third in the conference with 66 solo tackles in 2017 … Of his seven 10-plus tackle performances in 2017, six came against SEC opponents, which tied for the league lead … Joined Dre Greenlaw as the only SEC teammates to each record 100+ tackles in 2017 … First Razorback linebacker to earn All-SEC status since Martrell Spaight earned AP and Coaches first-team honors following the 2014 season … 115 tackles was the most by an Arkansas player since Martrell Spaight tallied 123 in 12 regular-season games in 2014 and finished with an SEC-best 128.

2016 (FRESHMAN): Provided depth at linebacker and played a key role on special teams … Saw action in 12 games … Totaled 37 tackles with 2.0 tackles for loss (-8) and 1.0 sack (-6) … Added a forced fumble … Ranked second on the team with 11 special teams tackles … His 37 total tackles ranked eighth among SEC freshmen … 25 tackles came in SEC games … Collected seven or more stops in three games … vs. Texas State (Sept. 17): Made his first two tackles of the season on defense … vs. Alcorn State (Oct. 1): Turned in a solid effort with a team-high tying seven tackles, including three solo and one-half for loss … Five tackles came in the first half … vs. No.  1 Alabama (Oct. 8): Forced a fumble recovered by Ryan Pulley at the Arkansas 3-yard line on Alabama’s first possession of the second half … vs. No. 24 LSU (Nov. 12): Contributed seven tackles, all in the second half, including 1.5 for loss and one sack … Registered a sack for a loss of 6-yards on third down inside the five-minute mark … Made three straight stops inside Arkansas’ 4-yard line to force a field goal attempt in the fourth quarter … at Mississippi State (Nov. 19): Followed up with a season-high 10 tackles (4 solo) in the road win.

HIGH SCHOOL: A consensus three-star recruit by ESPN, 247Sports, Rivals and Scout … Ranked as a top 30 inside linebacker nationally by ESPN and 247Sports … Rated the No. 38 overall prospect in the state of Louisiana by 247Sports … Has a verified 40 time of 4.82 according to Scout … Led John Ehret High School to the state championship game and a 12-3 record in 2015 under head coach Corey Lambert and position coach Bryan Crayton … Was named the Offensive Player of the Year on The New Orleans Advocate All-Metro Team for large schools … Named All-District 8-5A following the 2015 season … Recorded 83 tackles, including 14 for loss to lead the defense as a senior … The versatile athlete also rushed for 1,058 yards, had 374 receiving yards and threw for another 495 yards … He also saw time as the kicker and punter … Also plays basketball and track … Chose Arkansas over Oregon, Arizona State, Colorado, Memphis, Western Kentucky, Arkansas State, Louisiana Tech, Southern Miss and others.

PERSONAL: Born on Nov. 1, 1997 … Son of Lee and Trenise Murphy … Full name is De’Jon Raiheem Harris … Nickname “Scoota” was given to him by his mother when he was a baby … Communication major.

2017 Game-By-Game

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New Mexico State1/13140.0-00.0-000-00-001
at South Carolina1/1111120.0-00.0-000-00-000
at Alabama1/175122.0-131.0-1200-00-000
at Ole Miss1/11120.0-00.0-000-00-000
Coastal Carolina1/1112132.0-31.0-200-00-010
at LSU1/166120.5-20.0-000-00-000
Mississippi State1/13580.0-00.0-000-00-000

2016 Game-By-Game

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at Missouri1/01010.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs. Virginia Tech1/03030.0-00.0-000-00-000

Career Stats