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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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2Phillip Sims
3Josh Freeman
4Josh McCown
5Bryan Bennett
6G.J. Kinne
7Austin Davis
8Johnny Manziel
9Charlie Whitehurst
10Jerrod Johnson
11Ryan Williams
12Seth Lobato
13Tim Tebow
14Brad Sorensen
15Pat Devlin
16Matt Blanchard
17Dan LeFevour
18Austin Trainor
19McLeod Bethel-Thompson
20R.J. Archer
21Dylan Thompson
22Cody Fajardo
23Shane Carden
24Griffin Neal
25Marquise Williams
26Max Wittek
27Joe Licata
28Jerry Lovelocke
29Chase Rettig
30Chandler Harnish
31Dalyn Williams
32Jake Waters
RB1James Starks
2Joseph Randle
3Rashad Jennings
4Joique Bell
5Dominique Williams
6Toby Gerhart
7Alonzo Harris
8LaMichael James
9Jhurell Pressley
10Anthony Dixon
11Zac Stacy
12Josh Harris
13Brandon Ross
14Stevan Ridley
15Keshawn Hill
16LaVance Taylor
17Jahwan Edwards
18Ross Scheuerman
19Kenneth Harper
20Jawon Chisholm
21Jerome Smith
22Isaiah Pead
23Dan Herron
24Michael Dyer
25Jeremy Stewart
GLB1Rashad Jennings
2Mike Tolbert
3Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
2Rashad Jennings
3James Starks
FB1Henry Hynoski
2Erik Lorig
3Emil Igwenagu
4Jorvorskie Lane
5Mike Tolbert
6James Casey
7Joe Don Duncan
8Derrick Coleman
9Tommy Bohanon
10Ryan Mueller
11Patrick Skov
12Soma Vainuku
13Jordan Campbell
14John Conner
15Zach Boren
16Kiero Small
17J.C. Copeland
18Joey Iosefa
19Blake Renaud
20Alstevis Squirewell
21Brad Smelley
22Sam Bergen
23Nikita Whitlock
24Sione Houma
WR11Greg Jennings
2Marques Colston
3Jerome Simpson
4Tyler Davis
5Hakeem Nicks
6Douglas McNeil
7Josh Morgan
8Jacoby Ford
9Dwayne Bowe
10James Jones
11Kyle Prater
12Preston Parker
13Greg Little
14Kris Durham
15Miles Austin
16Kain Colter
17DeAndre Reaves
18Greg Salas
19Keshawn Martin
20Ben Edwards
21Armon Binns
22Carlton Mitchell
23Nick Harwell
24Reggie Dunn
25T.J. Graham
26Damaris Johnson
27Nate Washington
28Joshua Stangby
29Jaxon Shipley
30Josh Lenz
31Ricky Collins
32Damian Williams
33Robert Herron
34Solomon Patton
35Zach D'Orazio
36Kenzel Doe
37Jared Dangerfield
38Tevin Reese
39Terrell Sinkfield
40Issac Blakeney
41Richard Mullaney
42Duke Williams
43Quinshad Davis
44Rashaun Simonise
45Reece Horn
46L'Damian Washington
47David Porter
48Travis Labhart
49Donatella Luckett
50Marlon Moore
51Josh Harper
52Josh Stewart
53Tyler Murphy
54Marquez Clark
55Chandler Worthy
56Jarrett Boykin
57Lance Lewis
58Joseph Anderson
59Tyler McDonald
60Ezell Ruffin
61Jeff Beathard
62DaVaris Daniels
WR21Andrew Hawkins
2Brian Hartline
3Roddy White
4Riley Cooper
5Victor Cruz
6Denarius Moore
7Chris Givens
8Marcus Thigpen
9Ace Sanders
10Onterio McCalebb
11Emory Blake
12A.J. Jenkins
13Griff Whalen
14Kevin Smith
15R.J. Harris
16Ryan Whalen
17Joe Morgan
18Austin Pettis
19Ryan Broyles
20Jacoby Jones
21Nathan Palmer
22DeVier Posey
23Andre Debose
24Tandon Doss
25Shakim Phillips
26Mike Brown
27Devante Davis
28Devon Wylie
29Jay Lee
30Jimmie Hunt
31Mike Williams
32Reggie Bell
33Valdez Showers
34Amir Carlisle
35Clyde Gates
36Marcus Harris
37Kadron Boone
38Ryan Lankford
39Isiah Ferguson
40Daniel Rodriguez
41A.J. Cruz
42James Butler
43Milton Williams III
44Michael Preston
45Phil Bates
46Trindon Holliday
47Durron Neal
48David Glidden
49Kieran Duncan
50Jarvis Turner
51T.J. Thorpe
52Michael Bennett
53Paul Browning
54Austin Willis
55Tom Nelson
56Leonard Hankerson
57Titus Davis
58Andre Davis
59Demetrius Wilson
60Josh Reese
61DiAndre Campbell
62Trevor Harman
63Kashif Moore
64Kenbrell Thompkins
65Saalim Hakim
66Juron Criner
67Stephen Hill
68Chris King
69Levi Norwood
70Ed Williams
71Danny Anthrop
72Christion Jones
73Marken Michel
WR31Riley Cooper
2Victor Cruz
3Marques Colston
4Chris Givens
TE1Owen Daniels
2Craig Stevens
3Scott Chandler
4Dante Rosario
5Zach Sudfeld
6Tony Moeaki
7Mickey Shuler
8Beau Gardner
9Michael Cooper
10Andrew Quarless
11Matt Spaeth
12Kyle Miller
13Chase Ford
14Nic Jacobs
15Bruce Miller
16Richard Gordon
17Brian Parker
18Orson Charles
19David Paulson
20Justice Cunningham
21Steve Maneri
22Cameron Clear
23Nick Kasa
24Chase Dixon
25Chase Coffman
26Casey Pierce
27Mike McFarland
28Rob Blanchflower
29Jacob Maxwell
30D.J. Williams
31Ryan Taylor
32Konrad Reuland
33Brett Brackett
34Michael Egnew
35Adrien Robinson
36Jake Murphy
37Rory Anderson
38John Peters
39Jay Rome
40Braxton Deaver
41M.J. McFarland
42Clayton Echard
43Dan Light
44Kevin Greene
45Brandon Barden
46Gerell Robinson
47Arthur Lynch
48Jack Tabb
49Jordan Thompson
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2Ryan Clady
3Eugene Monroe
4Charles Brown
5Cameron Bradfield
6Rob Crisp
7Kyle Roberts
8Micah Hatchie
9Jason Fox
10Takoby Cofield
11Tyson Chandler
12Lars Hanson
13David Hedelin
14Taylor Fallin
15John Weidenaar
16Vince Kowalski
17Garry Williams
18Cameron Jefferson
19Andrew McDonald
20Cody Booth
21Justin Renfrow
22David Foucault
23Jordan Swindle
LG1Ben Grubbs
2Antoine Everett
3Edawn Coughman
4Ben Heenan
5Mackenzy Bernadeau
6Darren Keyton
7Jake Bernstein
8Collin Rahrig
9Vi Teofilo
10Adrian Bellard
11Tanner Hawkinson
12Al Bond
13Chris Watt
14Brian Folkerts
15Matthew Masifilo
16Lene Maiava
17Jamison Lalk
18Alex Cooper
19Garrick Mayweather
C1Nick Mangold
2Manuel Ramirez
3Mitchell Bell
4Julian Vandervelde
5Marcus Henry
6Fernando Velasco
7Jacques McClendon
8Drew Nowak
9Garth Gerhart
10Barrett Jones
11Dalton Freeman
12Ben Clarke
13Brian De La Puente
14Dillon Farrell
15Reese Dismukes
16Braxston Cave
17Robert Kugler
18Quinton Schooley
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2Louis Vasquez
3Todd Herremans
4Garrett Gilkey
5Geoff Schwartz
6Cyril Lemon
7Darrion Weems
8Leon Brown
9Avery Young
10Paul Fanaika
11Jared Smith
12Kitt O'Brien
13Shahbaz Ahmed
14Trip Thurman
15Adam Replogle
16Malcolm Bunche
17Antoine McClain
18Ryker Mathews
19Boston Stiverson
20Terran Vaughn
21Donovan Williams
22Mike McQueen
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2J'Marcus Webb
3Khalif Barnes
4Bryce Harris
5Mitchell Van Dyk
6Erik Pears
7Tayo Fabuluje
8Adrian Bellard
9John Kling
10Nick Ritcher
11Patrick Miller
12Darryl Baldwin
13Lamar Holmes
14Luke Marquardt
15Kona Schwenke
16Zeth Ramsay
17Ryan Mack
18Torian White
K1Josh Scobee
2Mike Nugent
3Nick Folk
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5Josh Brown
6Carey Spear
7Billy Cundiff
8Jaden Oberkrom
9Brandon Bogotay
10Zach Hocker
11Kyle Brindza
12Taylor Bertolet
13Brad Craddock
14Shayne Graham
15Shaun Suisham
16Andrew Furney
17Justin Manton
18Corey Acosta
19Giorgio Tavecchio
20Marshall Morgan
21Tom Obarski
22Ty Long