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Harris invited to East-West Shrine Game

Temple tailback Montel Harris has been invited to participate in the East-West Shrine Game.

Harris invited to East-West Shrine Game

Temple running back Montel Harris. (David Swanson/Staff Photographer)
Temple running back Montel Harris. (David Swanson/Staff Photographer)

Temple tailback Montel Harris has been invited to participate in the East-West Shrine Game.

The senior all-star game will be held on Jan. 13 at Tropicana Field in Tampa, Fla.

Harris had 196 carries for 1,054 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. His average of 105.4 rushing yards per game led the Big East.

The first-team all-Big East selection rushed for school and conference single-game records of 351 rushing yards and seven touchdowns against Army on Nov. 17.

Harris transferred from Boston College to Temple in July.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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