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    Torin Harris
    Torin Harris

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Las Vegas, NV

    High School:
    Palo Verde HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 190

    Position:
    DB

    Birthdate:
    05/12/1991

    Experience:
    3V

    CAREER: He has 60 tackles (1 for a loss), 8 deflections and 1 interception in his career. He has 9 career starts.

    2013: Harris, USC's most experienced cornerback, will compete for a starting job as a senior in 2013.

    2012: Harris started 5 games (Stanford, California, Utah, Washington, Arizona) at cornerback as a junior in 2012. Overall in 2012 while appearing in 10 games (he missed the Hawaii game with an injury and did not play at UCLA, then was academically ineligible against Georgia Tech), he had 30 tackles (including 1 for a 1-yard loss) and a team-best 6 deflections. He had a team-high 8 tackles (1 for a loss) at Syracuse, then 4 tackles at Stanford, 5 tackles and a deflection against California, 2 tackles and 2 deflections at Utah, 2 tackles at Washington and a deflection against Colorado. He had 4 tackles and a deflection at Arizona, 3 tackles at Oregon and 2 tackles against Arizona State.

    2011: Harris started the first 4 games (Minnesota, Utah, Syracuse, Arizona State) of his sophomore season at cornerback, but hurt his shoulder at Arizona State and was sidelined the rest of the season. Overall in 2011, he had 17 tackles, 2 deflections, an interception and a forced fumble. He missed 2011 spring practice while recuperating from a 2010 shoulder injury. Against Minnesota, he had 4 tackles and intercepted a pass near midfield to seal the win with 53 seconds remaining. Against Utah, he had 6 tackles, a deflection and returned a blocked field goal 68 yards for a TD at game's end. He had 5 tackles and a deflection against Syracuse and 2 tackles and a forced fumble at Arizona State.

    2010: Harris served as a backup cornerback and played on special teams as a redshirt freshman in 2010. Overall in 2010 while appearing in 10 games (all but Oregon State, Notre Dame, UCLA), he had 13 tackles, 1 fumble recovery and 1 deflection, and also had a defensive PAT. He had 2 tackles at Hawaii and Minnesota, then 1 tackle at Washington, 1 tackle and recovered a fumble (to set up a USC TD) at Stanford, 3 tackles, a deflections and returned a blocked PAT for a defensive PAT against Arizona State and 4 tackles at Arizona. He then was bothered by torn cartilage in his shoulder first suffered against Arizona State and was sidelined for USC's final 3 games before having surgery.

    2009: Harris redshirted as a freshman cornerback in 2009, his first year at USC. HIGH SCHOOL: His 2008 honors included Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best of the Rest, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 and All-State as a senior defensive back and wide receiver at Palo Verde High in Las Vegas (Nev.). He had 53 tackles and 5 interceptions on defense, 60 receptions for 660 yards (11.0 avg.) with 11 TDs (plus 4 rushing TDs) on offense and returned 3 kickoffs for touchdowns in 2008.

    As a junior in 2007, he made 35 tackles and returned 3 kickoffs for touchdowns as Palo Verde played in the Nevada state championship game.

    PERSONAL: He's a public policy, management and planning major at USC.

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR INT YDS AVG TD LG
    2010 (Fr.)... 13 0/0 1# 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2011 (So.)... 17 0/0 2## 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    2012 (Jr.)... 30 1/1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    CAREER....... 60 1/1 9### 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
    #Also had 1 defensive PAT
    ##Also had 1 TD return of a blocked field goal
    ###Also had 1 defensive PAT and 1 TD return of a blocked field goal

    GAME-BY-GAME WITH TORIN HARRIS

    2012

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    Syracuse 8 1/1 0 0
    Stanford* 4 0/0 1 0
    California* 5 0/0 1 0
    Utah* 2 0/0 2 0
    Washington* 2 0/0 0 0
    Colorado 0 0/0 1 0
    Arizona* 4 0/0 1 0
    Oregon 3 0/0 0 0
    Arizona St. 2 0/0 0 0
    2012 (Jr.)... 30 1/1 6 0

    2011


    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR INT YDS AVG TD LG
    Minnesota* 4 0/0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
    Utah* 6 0/0 1## 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Syracuse* 5 0/0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Arizona St.* 2 0/0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
    2011 (So.)... 17 0/0 2## 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
    ##Also had 1 TD return of a blocked field goal *Starter

    2010

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    Hawaii 2 0/0 0 0
    Minnesota 2 0/0 0 0
    Wash. St. 1 0/0 0 0
    Stanford 1 0/0 0 1
    Arizona St. 3 0/0 1# 0
    Arizona 4 0/0 0 0
    2010 (Fr.)... 13 0/0 1# 1
    #Also had defensive PAT