Thursday, December 18, 2014

Report: Harris accepts Shrine Bowl invite

Temple tailback Montel Harris has accepted an invitation to play in the 2013 East-West Shrine Game, according to SB Nation and the Shrine Game's twitter account.

Report: Harris accepts Shrine Bowl invite

Temple Owls running back Montel Harris (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)
Temple Owls running back Montel Harris (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

Temple tailback Montel Harris has accepted an invitation to play in the 2013 East-West Shrine Game, according to SB Nation and the Shrine Game's twitter account.

The college senior all-star game will be played at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Jan. 19.

Harris garnered all-Big East Conference honors after rushing 1,054 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. His average of 105.4 yards per game led the conference.

The 5-foot-9, 207-pounder rushed for school and conference single-game records of 351 rushing yards and seven touchdowns against Army on Nov. 17.

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He transferred to Temple from Boston College in July.

 

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. 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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