20   Keith Harris Jr.
Keith Harris Jr.

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chicago, IL

High School:
Leo

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 193

Position:
TB

Experience:
2L


09/30/2014

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes - Sept. 30, 2014

Carey, S. Folliard, D. Hare, M. Moore, T. Pitt discuss NIU's upcoming game vs. Kent State

09/13/2014

HUSKIES EARN 48-34 WIN AT UNLV

NIU Gets Key Plays Late to Repel Rebels' Comeback Attempt

08/12/2014

HUSKIES BY POSITION: Depth, Talent and Diversity Lead Running Backs in 2014

Young and old, big and small, the Huskies have it all

09/21/2013

Huskies Outlast Eastern Illinois for 22nd Straight Home Win

Cameron Stingily rushes for a career-high 134 yards and two touchdowns

09/21/2013

Northern Illinois-Eastern Illinois Postgame Quotes

Northern Illinois-Eastern Illinois Postgame Quotes

09/08/2014

NIU defeats Northwestern, 23-15

The Huskies played a dominant second-half of football in Evanston to defeat the Wildcats, 23-15.

08/18/2014

SIGHTS & SOUNDS: NIU Football Releases New Uniforms

It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.

08/14/2014

Huskies By Position: Running Backs

A 2014 season preview on the NIU running backs, a group of diverse skills and talents, which is ultimately the groups strength heading into the season opener.

10/22/2013

Weekly Football Press Conference: Eastern Michigan

Week 9 football press conference with Head coach Rod Carey and players Perez Ford, Matt Krempel and Dechane Durante.

09/30/2013

Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.

2013
• Played in the first five games of the year before going down with an injury.
• Fifth on the team in rushing yards with 143 yards on 21 attempts.
• Recorded seven receptions for 95 yards and a touchdown.
• Had a career-high 85 all purpose yards at Kent State (10-5), carrying the ball two times for 31 yards and catching three passes for 54 yards.
• Had a career long 55-yard catch and run versus the Golden Flashes.
• Carried the ball six times for 31 yards and caught two passes for 20 yards at Purdue (9-28).
• Scored both of his rushing touchdowns in the home opener against Eastern Illinois (9-21).

2012
• Ranked fourth on the team in rushing with 238 yards on 55 carries as a true freshman.
• Appeared in nine games and started two.
• Scored his first career touchdown on a seven-yard run against Iowa (9-1) in the season opener at Soldier Field.
• Rushed for 25 yards and a two scores on a season-high 13 carries against Massachusetts (11-3).
• Rushed for a season-high 66 yards and a touchdown on six carries versus Central Michigan (9-29), including a season-long 53-yard run.

High School
• Named to the all-state, academic all-state and all-conference teams as a senior.
• Named the Chicago Catholic Conference's offensive MVP after rushing for 1,774 yards and 15 touchdowns in 2011.
• Averaged 173 rushing yards per game as a senior.
• Gained 1,137 rushing yards and 623 receiving as a junior en route to earning first-team all-conference and academic all-state honors.
• Ran for 4,356 yards and 57 touchdowns in three seasons.
• Member of the state championship track & field team in 2011 and earned all-state honors in the 4x200 relay as a junior.
• Also was a member of Leo's chess team.

Personal
• Born Oct. 31, 1993, in Chicago, Ill .
• Son of Keith, Sr., and Lisa Harris.
• Majoring in accountancy.

HARRIS JR.'S CAREER GAME HIGHS
Rushing Yards: 66, vs. Central Michigan, 9-29-13
Receiving Yards: 54, at Kent St., 10-5-13
Total Yards: 85, at Kent St., 10-5-13

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