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De’Jon Harris
De’Jon Harris

#8 De’Jon Harris

Linebacker | Junior | 6-0 | 244 | Harvey, La. | John Ehret HS

2017 First Team All-SEC (Pro Football Focus)
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) … First Razorback to lead a team in tackles, tackles for loss and sacks in the same season since at least 1973 … Second in the SEC in tackles (155), tackles per game (9.5), tackles per SEC game (10.6), double-digit tackle games (7) … Played 93 percent of the team’s defensive snaps … Led the team and ranked third in the SEC in solo tackles (66)… 66 solo stops were the most by a Razorback in a single season since Sam Olajubutu tallied 67 in 2005 … One of 20 players in the FBS, including three in the SEC, with 115+ tackles and 8.5+ tackles for loss … Of his seven 10-plus tackle performances, six came against SEC opponents, which tied for the league lead … Collected 10+ tackles in each of his first four SEC games … Joined Dre Greenlaw as the only SEC teammates to each record 100+ tackles on the season … 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 … vs. Florida A&M (Aug. 31): Led the team in tackles (5) for the third time in his career and recorded a tackle for loss … vs. Texas A&M (Sept. 23): Tied Dre Greenlaw for the team lead in tackles with 14 tackles, including six solo stops … Had 1.5 tackles for loss in the first half … at South Carolina (Oct. 7): Finished with 12 tackles, including eight (seven solo) in the first half … at No. 1 Alabama (Oct. 14): Finished with a team-high 12 tackles to lead the team for the fourth time and sixth time in his career … Career-high 2.0 tackles, including 1.0 sack, resulted in lost yardage … In the first half tallied nine tackles, including six solo, to go along with 1.0 sack and 2.0 tackles for loss … vs. No. 21 Auburn (Oct. 21): Recorded 11 tackles to give him his fourth double-digit tackle performance over the previous five games, including three straight … vs. Coastal Carolina (Nov. 4): Finished with a game-high 13 tackles, 11 solo stops, 1.0 sack, 2.0 tackles for loss and one quarterback hurry … Recorded 10+ tackles for the fifth time of the season and in his career … Picked up 2.0 tackles for loss equaled his career-high and was his third multi-tackle for loss game of the year … at No. 24 LSU (Nov. 11): Recorded a team-high 12 tackles, his sixth double-digit tackle game of the year and fifth in SEC action … vs. No. 16 Mississippi State (Nov. 18): Recorded eight tackles to bring his eclipse 100 on the year … Became the first Razorback since Brooks Ellis in 2015 to record 100 tackles in a season … vs. Missouri (Nov. 24): Stuffed the stat sheet with a career-high 14 tackles (6 solo), 1.0 sack, 1.0 for loss and three quarterback hurries.

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 0.5 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 six 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 (four 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 played 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.

2018 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUP
Total
Eastern Illinois
at Colorado State
North Texas
at Auburn
vs. Texas A&M
Alabama
Ole Miss
Tulsa
Vanderbilt
LSU
at Mississippi State
at Missouri

2017 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUP
Total12/1266491158.5-253.5-1800-00-042
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
Missouri1/168141.0-11.0-100-00-030

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
TOTAL24/12846815210.5-334.5-2410-00-042
201612/01819372.0-81.0-610-00-000
201712/1266491158.5-253.5-1800-00-042
2018