26 Nate Harris

Nate Harris Ohio State
usaUnited States
Akron, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987

Major: Hotel & Restaurant Management (1986-87), Business Management (1984-85)

Weight: 180 (1986-87), 175 (1984-85), 180 (1983)

1987 Media Guide: Did not catch a pass until last year and now is considered a dangerous receiver.

1986: Started 12 games in 1986 and came into his own as a gifted receiver … caught 30 passes for 496 yards and two touchdowns … his best game was in the Cotton Bowl when he pulled down six for 105 yards, including a 51-yarder … caught touchdown passes against Illinois and Purdue.

1985: Saw spot duty in ten games.

1985 Media Guide: An impressive showing in spring practice has moved him into contention for backup duty at flanker … caught six passes for 83 yards in the two spring games and impressed everyone with his ability to get open … a dangerous threat in the open field.

1984: Played briefly in two games.

1984 Media Guide: Redshirted last year as a freshman … moved up to a backup role at flanker due to a strong showing in spring practice … has good speed and the ability to get open.

High School: Came to Ohio State as a two-time all-Ohio receiver, who caught 132 passes for 2,508 yards and 19 touchdowns at Central-Hower High over a three-year period … caught 48 passes for 680 yards and seven touchdowns his senior year … won Parade All-America honors as a senior … top football thrill in high school was catching a touchdown pass with 23 seconds remaining to turn defeat into victory … an honor student throughout high school.

Personal: Hobbies are jogging and bowling.


SeasonTeamGGSRush AttRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLngFumLostFR
1984Ohio State20000000000000
1985Ohio State1004153.80000011000
1986Ohio State1312273.503049616.5258000