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De’Jon Harris
De’Jon Harris

#8 De’Jon Harris

Linebacker | Sophomore | 6-0 | 242 | Harvey, La. | John Ehret HS

Single Game Career Highs
Tackles: 14 vs. Texas A&M (9/23/17)
Tackles For Loss: 2 (2x), last vs. Coastal Carolina (11/4/17)
Sacks 1 (3x), last vs. Coastal Carolina (11/4/17)
Interceptions: None
Interception Return Yards: None
QB Hurries: 1 vs. Coastal Carolina (11/4/17)
Pass Breakups: 1 (2x), last vs. New Mexico State (9/30/17)
Forced Fumbles: 1 vs. Alabama (10/8/16)

Freshman (2016)
• Coaches SEC All-Freshman Team

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

 GP/GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUP
Total11/1160411017.5-242.5-1700-00-012
Florida A&M1/15051.0-10.0-000-00-000
TCU1/11780.5-30.5-300-00-000
vs. Texas A&M1/168141.5-20.0-000-00-001
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
Auburn1/165110.0-00.0-000-00-000
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
Missouri

2016 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUP
TOTAL12/01819372.0-81.0-610-00-000
LOUISIANA TECH1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
at TCU----------
TEXAS STATE1/00220.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs. Texas A&M1/01120.0-00.0-000-00-000
ALCORN STATE1/03470.5-10.0-000-00-000
ALABAMA1/02240.0-00.0-010-00-000
OLE MISS1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
at Auburn1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
FLORIDA1/00110.0-00.0-000-00-000
LSU1/04371.5-71.0-600-00-000
at Mississippi State1/046100.0-00.0-000-00-000
at Missouri1/01010.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs. Virginia Tech1/03030.0-00.0-000-00-000

Career Stats

 GP/GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUP
TOTAL23/1178601389.5-323.5-2310-00-012
201612/01819372.0-81.0-610-00-000
201711/1160411017.5-242.5-1700-00-012