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Montel Harris added to Senior Bowl watch list

Temple tailback Montel Harris has been added to the Senior Bowl watch list.

Montel Harris added to Senior Bowl watch list

(David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)
(David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

Temple tailback Montel Harris has been added to the Senior Bowl watch list.

The Jan. 26 all-star game in Mobile, Ala. will showcase some of the top 100 college senior football players.

Harris, who missed two games with a sore hamstring, has 35 rushing yards on 15 carries this season.  The Boston College transfer also has four receptions for 50 yards.

The 5-foot-9, 207-pounder rushed for a school record 3,735 career yards at Boston College. Harris entered this season ranks first among active Football Bowl Subdivision running backs.

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He is also BC's career leader in 100-yard games (22) and carries (786) and ranks third in touchdowns (27). He was 867 yards shy of the Atlantic Coast Conference career rushing mark of 4,602, set by North Carolina State's Ted Brown (1975-78).

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