On Harris: Senior in his third year at Maryland who will enter fall camp as the slight favorite to start at a competitive strong safety position ... an instinctive player with good cover skills ... could also play in nickel and dime packages ... walked on at Maryland in 2003 after transferring from Delaware State ... timed in the 4.5 range in the 40-yard dash in spring testing with a 37 ½-inch vertical jump.
2004 (Redshirt Junior): Played in all 11 games ... finished the season with 18 tackles (eight unassisted) ... (vs. TU) ... posted a career-high seven tackles (three solo) in the most extensive playing time of his career as a Terp.
2003 (Junior): Redshirt season ... played on the defensive scout team ... named defensive scout team Player of the Week for his work in practice leading up to the North Carolina game.
2002 (Sophomore at DSU): Saw action in 11 games at defensive back ... was the team's fourth-leading tackler with 47 (28 solo) ... also posted 2.5 tackles for loss and a team-high five pass breakups.
2001 (Freshman at DSU): Competed in 11 games at tailback, starting six ... rushed for 76 yards on 21 carries.
High School: A three-year letterwinner at Duval High School in Lanham, Md. ... named team captain his senior year ... earned the team's Most Valuable Player award as a cornerback in 2000 ... also ran track (100 meters, 200 meters, 4x100) for Duval's indoor state champion team ... was recruited by Colgate, Towson, Villanova and Massachusetts ... high school coach was Joe Lewis.
Personal: Milton Harris III was born February 18, 1983 ... son of Saundra and Milton Harris Jr. ... majoring in criminology and criminal justice ... in the drama club and mock trial team as a prep.
Defense G-GS UT AT TT/Avg TFL Sacks Int. 2004 11-0 8 10 18/1.6 0.0-0 0.0-0 0