Owls' Harris invited to NFL combine

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

Temple tailback Montel Harris is scheduled to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Feb. 23-26.

The graduate student, who several games with injuries, 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, who transferred from Boston College in July, finished his career with 4,789 yards and 39 touchdowns.