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5 things to know about CB Mike Harris


Take a look at Giants CB Mike Harris

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    Harris comes to the New York Giants from the Detroit Lions' practice squad, where he was signed on Oct. 7, 2014. The 5-foot-10, 188-pound cornerback was originally drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the sixth round (176th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft and was waived prior to the start of the 2014 season.

2. Harris spent two seasons (2012-2013) in the Jacksonville's secondary, collecting 71 tackles, one interception, one sack, seven passes defensed, and a fumble recovery. Harris has played in 31 career games with eight starts, six of which came in 2012.

3. In 2013, Harris appeared in all 16 games, registering 28 tackles and a fumble recovery on the season. He had a career-high eight tackles in Week 6 at Denver. In 2012, he made 43 tackles and notched his lone career interception against Tennessee.

4. A junior college transfer, Harris played his final two collegiate seasons at Florida State, where he finished with 99 career tackles (76 unassisted), six tackles for loss, 15 passes defended, and five interceptions. He finished his Seminole career in 2011 as the team's second-leading tackler with 58 stops (43 unassisted, 15 assisted) while also adding six tackles for loss, a team-best nine pass break-ups, one sack and an interception.

5. Harris transferred to Florida State after spending two years at El Camino Community College (El Camino, Calif.), where he was a highly coveted JUCO defensive back. The 25-year-old is a native of Miami, Fla.

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