Inside the Ravens with Aaron Wilson

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Ravens put CB Brandon Harris through the paces

OWINGS MILLS -- University of Miami cornerback Brandon Harris has conducted a private workout for the Baltimore Ravens.

He has visited the Atlanta Falcons, San Diego Chargers and the St. Louis Rams.

He has also worked out for the New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns, Falcons, Denver Broncos, Philadelphia Eagles.

Harris is regarded as a late first-round, early second-round draft target.

The 5-foot-10, 190-pounder ran the 40-yard dash in 4.45 seconds at the NFL scouting combine where he bench pressed 225 pounds 13 times and posted a 35 1/2 inch vertical leap, a 9-5 broad jump and a 6.77 three-cone drill.

He struggled in the Hurricanes' bowl game against Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd, but otherwise had a strong season.

He was named second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference as he recorded 44 tackles, 10 pass deflections and one interception.

As a sophomore, he ranked second in the nation and led the Atlantic Coast Conference with 15 pass deflections and was named first-team all-conference. He was a Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist with 52 tackles, six tackles for losses and two interceptions.

As a freshman, Harris ran track as he competed in the 60 meters, 400 meters and 4x400-meter relay.

He finished with 132 career tackles, nine tackles for losses, four interceptions, five forced fumbles, two sacks and 28 pass deflections.

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