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Brandon Harris | Defensive Back | #29

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/24/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 189
College: Miami (FL)
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (60) / HOU
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Dolphins signed CB Brandon Harris and waived CB Tyler Patmon.
A failed 2011 second-round pick of the Texans, Harris has been bouncing around the league in recent years. The Dolphins easily have the worst cornerback group in football, so Harris' agent did him a solid choosing this landing spot. Sun, Jul 31, 2016 05:24:00 PM

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Titans CB Brandon Harris suffered a torn ACL in Tuesday's OTAs session, and was placed on injured reserve.

He also has a torn meniscus. Re-signed in March, Harris played just 112 snaps on defense last season. The No. 60 overall pick of the 2011 draft, Harris turned 25 in January. Provided he's healthy, he'll compete for someone's final roster spot in 2016.
Tue, Jun 2, 2015 05:19:00 PM

Titans re-signed CB Brandon Harris to a one-year contract.

Harris, the 60th pick in the 2011 draft by the Texans, appeared in 11 games for the Titans last season, playing 112 defensive snaps as a part-time slot corner. He'll compete for one of the final roster spots in training camp this summer.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 11:47:00 AM

Texans waived CB Brandon Harris.

The 60th overall pick in the 2011 draft, Harris couldn't find a home as a slot corner or outside cover man in three seasons with the Texans. Still only 24 years old, Harris is a good bet to resurface elsewhere in fairly short order.
Fri, Aug 29, 2014 10:32:00 PM

Texans CB Brandon Harris is going through concussion protocol after getting knocked out in OTAs this week.

"We’re putting him through the protocol that you would do during the regular season," coach Gary Kubiak said. "A guy gets dinged like that, gets knocked out like he did, we’ll put him through the total protocol. You probably won’t see him for a good week as he goes through the process." Harris collided with first-round WR DeAndre Hopkins earlier in the week. He might sit until minicamp.
Thu, May 23, 2013 06:34:00 PM

Secondary coach Vance Joseph insists CB Brandon Harris "is what we thought he was" when the Texans drafted him in last year's second round.

The 60th overall pick, Harris played just 28 snaps as a rookie. There were rumors he couldn't run downfield fast enough to contribute on kick and punt coverage. "He’s got great feet. He’s got great ball skills," Joseph insisted. "He needs to play. The minicamp really proved that if he has a chance to play, he can play well." Harris will open 2012 as no better than a dime back.
Fri, Jul 6, 2012 08:58:00 PM

Texans CB Brandon Harris reportedly struggled to get on the field as a rookie due to a "lack of speed."

Harris had no role in Houston's secondary, and coaches felt he didn't run downfield fast enough to contribute on kick and punt coverage. Undersized with a 4.53 forty time, Harris probably won't be viewed as future starter by the Texans. He may get a chance to play behind Johnathan Joseph, Kareem Jackson, and nickel back Brice McCain in 2012, replacing free agent Jason Allen.
Sun, Jan 22, 2012 02:47:00 PM

The Steelers tried unsuccessfully to trade up in the second round for a cornerback.

Their primary targets were presumably Ras-I Dowling and Aaron Williams, the first two players off the board on Friday. The Steelers were "all ready" to draft Brandon Harris late in the round, only to see the Texans trade up to steal him. Tackle Marcus Gilbert was Plan B for Pittsburgh.
Sun, May 1, 2011 08:27:00 PM

The Texans haven't yet decided where they'll play second-round pick CB Brandon Harris next season.

"He has the ability to play outside, but college ball is more of a one-back spread game," DBs coach Vance Joseph said. "The best corner usually goes in the slot in college, so it’s hard to say where we like him, but, obviously, he’s played a lot of nickel, and he’s played outside." More than likely, most of Harris' snaps will come at nickelback during his rookie season.
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 11:04:00 AM

Texans traded up with the Patriots to select Miami CB Brandon Harris with the No. 60 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft.

Houston surrenders picks Nos. 73 and 138. NFL Network's Mike Mayock believes there's an abyss-filled, two-round drop at cornerback after Harris, and the Texans were desperate to fix the worst secondary in the league. While Harris lacks shutdown potential and ideal size, he's a technically solid coach's son who projects as an average starter or top-notch nickelback. As desperate as the Texans are in the defensive backfield, Harris will be an immediate contributor.
Fri, Apr 29, 2011 08:19:00 PM

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette lists Miami CB Brandon Harris, Baylor NT Phil Taylor, and Mississippi State OT Derek Sherrod as his top three choices for the Steelers at No. 31 overall.

Bouchette has been all over Harris for weeks now, but he's coming around to the idea of drafting Taylor as run-plugger Casey Hampton's successor. Bouchette also likes Florida G/C Mike Pouncey and Ohio State DE Cameron Heyward, but doesn't believe either will be available that late in the first round.
Tue, Apr 12, 2011 03:57:00 PM

One AFC scout describes Miami (FL) CB Brandon Harris as a low-risk, but potentially low-reward prospect.

"At worst, he’s going to be a solid professional," said the scout. "His ceiling is sort of low. You’re not talking about a perennial Pro Bowl player ... (but) the way even mediocre corners get paid in this game, a guy who will make a lot of money some day." No draft analysts seem to believe Harris has elite skill, but he could fit in as a nickel back at the next level.
Tue, Apr 5, 2011 12:42:00 PM

Miami CB Brandon Harris managed just a 34 1/2-inch vertical at the Hurricanes' Pro Day Thursday.

He lost an inch off his Combine vert. Harris' stock throughout the draft process has been affected by his December 31 Sun Bowl torching, and in that game he was victimized on at least one jump ball for a deep bomb. Harris hasn't helped himself this winter by weighing in shorter than expected at the Combine, showing so-so athleticism, and running 4.53 in Indianapolis.
Source: CBS Sports
Thu, Mar 10, 2011 06:37:00 PM

Miami CB Brandon Harris ran a 4.43 unofficial forty time at the Scouting Combine on Tuesday.

It's a great time for any player, but Harris' stock was already damaged this week with a 5-foot-9 4/8 height measurement at 191 pounds. With four career picks at Miami, it's hard to imagine Harris' resume being first-round worthy.
Tue, Mar 1, 2011 10:02:00 AM

Miami CB Brandon Harris measured in at just 5-foot-9 at the Scouting Combine weigh-in Sunday.

Harris has been mentioned as a potential first-rounder, but 5'9" corners don't typically go on day one. He's also coming off the worst game of his career, a torching at the hands of Notre Dame WR Michael Floyd in the Sun Bowl. Harris is considered to have some of the quickest feet among draft-eligible corners, but his stock has been dropping since early January.
Sun, Feb 27, 2011 12:38:00 PM

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10G.J. Kinne
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14Ryan Williams
15Brad Sorensen
16Tim Tebow
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19McLeod Bethel-Thompson
20Pat Devlin
21Dan LeFevour
22Austin Trainor
23Dylan Thompson
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25Shane Carden
26Griffin Neal
27Marquise Williams
28Max Wittek
29Joe Licata
30R.J. Archer
31Jerry Lovelocke
32Chase Rettig
33Chandler Harnish
34Dalyn Williams
35Jake Waters
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3Jamaal Charles
4Joseph Randle
5Rashad Jennings
6Dominique Williams
7Joique Bell
8Toby Gerhart
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10Jhurell Pressley
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12Karlos Williams
13Alonzo Harris
14Brandon Burks
15Brandon Ross
16Josh Harris
17Anthony Dixon
18Zac Stacy
19Stevan Ridley
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21Glenn Winston
22LaVance Taylor
23Isaiah Pead
24Dan Herron
25Jahwan Edwards
26Ross Scheuerman
27Kenneth Harper
28Jawon Chisholm
29Zac Brooks
30Jerome Smith
31Tyler Gaffney
32Michael Dyer
33Jeremy Stewart
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2Jamaal Charles
3Toby Gerhart
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2Joseph Randle
3James Starks
4Rashad Jennings
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3Joe Don Duncan
4Erik Lorig
5Will Johnson
6Emil Igwenagu
7Jorvorskie Lane
8James Casey
9John Conner
10Zach Boren
11Kiero Small
12J.C. Copeland
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14Blake Renaud
15Alstevis Squirewell
16Jordan Campbell
17Patrick Skov
18Brad Smelley
19Trey Millard
20Sam Bergen
21Nikita Whitlock
22Sione Houma
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2Jerome Simpson
3Greg Jennings
4Marques Colston
5Dwayne Bowe
6James Jones
7Preston Parker
8Greg Little
9Kris Durham
10Tyler Davis
11Hakeem Nicks
12Douglas McNeil
13Stevie Johnson
14Josh Morgan
15Jacoby Ford
16Kyle Prater
17DeAndre Reaves
18Kain Colter
19Greg Salas
20Miles Austin
21Reggie Dunn
22Nick Harwell
23Armon Binns
24Carlton Mitchell
25Ben Edwards
26Joshua Stangby
27Ricky Collins
28Jaxon Shipley
29Zach D'Orazio
30Kenzel Doe
31Jared Dangerfield
32Tevin Reese
33Kenny Cook
34Issac Blakeney
35T.J. Graham
36Damaris Johnson
37Nate Washington
38Josh Lenz
39Robert Herron
40Shaq Evans
41Solomon Patton
42Damian Williams
43Marlon Moore
44Travis Labhart
45Donatella Luckett
46Josh Stewart
47Jarrett Boykin
48Lance Lewis
49Joseph Anderson
50Richard Mullaney
51Duke Williams
52David Porter
53L'Damian Washington
54Dennis Parks
55Quinshad Davis
56Rashaun Simonise
57Reece Horn
58Tyler Murphy
59Marquez Clark
60Josh Harper
61Chandler Worthy
62Tyler McDonald
63Ezell Ruffin
64Jeff Beathard
65DaVaris Daniels
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2Brian Hartline
3Roddy White
4Victor Cruz
5Riley Cooper
6Ace Sanders
7Denarius Moore
8Chris Givens
9Marcus Thigpen
10A.J. Jenkins
11Griff Whalen
12Emory Blake
13Austin Pettis
14Ryan Broyles
15Ryan Whalen
16Joe Morgan
17Jacoby Jones
18Kevin Smith
19R.J. Harris
20Onterio McCalebb
21Nathan Palmer
22DeVier Posey
23Tandon Doss
24Mike Brown
25Shakim Phillips
26Andre Debose
27Mike Williams
28Jay Lee
29Devante Davis
30Devon Wylie
31Jimmie Hunt
32Reggie Bell
33Phil Bates
34Amir Carlisle
35Valdez Showers
36Milton Williams III
37Michael Preston
38James Butler
39Isiah Ferguson
40Daniel Rodriguez
41A.J. Cruz
42Clyde Gates
43Marcus Harris
44Kadron Boone
45Ryan Lankford
46Kashif Moore
47Kenbrell Thompkins
48Saalim Hakim
49Juron Criner
50Stephen Hill
51Tom Nelson
52Leonard Hankerson
53Michael Bennett
54Paul Browning
55Austin Willis
56Durron Neal
57David Glidden
58Kieran Duncan
59Jarvis Turner
60T.J. Thorpe
61Titus Davis
62Andre Davis
63Demetrius Wilson
64Josh Reese
65DiAndre Campbell
66Trevor Harman
67Trindon Holliday
68Chris King
69Christion Jones
70Levi Norwood
71Marken Michel
72Ed Williams
73Danny Anthrop
WR31Riley Cooper
2Victor Cruz
3Marques Colston
4Chris Givens
TE1Gary Barnidge
2Owen Daniels
3Scott Chandler
4Zach Sudfeld
5Craig Stevens
6Tony Moeaki
7Dante Rosario
8Brandon Bostick
9Kyle Miller
10Mickey Shuler
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12Beau Gardner
13Nic Jacobs
14Dominique Jones
15Andrew Quarless
16Matt Spaeth
17Chase Ford
18Bruce Miller
19Nick Kasa
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21Richard Gordon
22Orson Charles
23Casey Pierce
24Mike McFarland
25Rob Blanchflower
26Jacob Maxwell
27Gerald Christian
28D.J. Williams
29Chase Coffman
30Steve Maneri
31David Paulson
32Cameron Clear
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34Kevin Greene
35Brandon Barden
36Gerell Robinson
37Ryan Taylor
38Konrad Reuland
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40Michael Egnew
41Adrien Robinson
42Jake Murphy
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44John Peters
45Jay Rome
46Braxton Deaver
47M.J. McFarland
48Clayton Echard
49Arthur Lynch
50Dan Light
51Jordan Thompson
52Jack Tabb
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15John Weidenaar
16David Hedelin
17Taylor Fallin
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19Cody Booth
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21David Foucault
22Andrew McDonald
23Jordan Swindle
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17Dillon Farrell
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12Paul Fanaika
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15Boston Stiverson
16Terran Vaughn
17Donovan Williams
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23Mike McQueen
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