Sophomore QB Kierra Harris Tosses Three TD Passes to Lead MSU's Offense
Front runner to defend his starting assignment at left cornerback for the Bears this fall ... Should also be a contender for kickoff and punt return duties after a solid sophomore season with those assignments.
2011: Started 9 games at left corner as a second-year sophomore and accumulated 44 total tackles with a team-high 7 pass break-ups ... Had punt returns of 28 and 27 yards in comeback win at Youngstown State (11/19/11) to earn MSU Special Teams Player of the Week ... Accumulated 7 tackles in season opener at Arkansas (9/3/11) ... Posted career-high 9 tackles against Indiana State (11/12/11) with a pair of pass break-ups and a fumble recovery ... Averaged team-best 8.4 yards on 7 punt returns ... Also had 3 kickoff returns for a 16.7 average, including a 25-yard return at Eastern Kentucky (9/10/11) ... Broke up 2 passes in Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11).
2010: Tallied 10 tackles as a true freshman, including 4 in the season finale win over No. 17 North Dakota State, an eventual Division I quarterfinalist ... Played all 11 games in a reserve capacity ... Blocked a PAT at Illinois State (9/25/10) ... Returned 6 kickoffs at Murray State (10/9/10) for 154 yards, including a season-long 57-yarder ... Also had a pair of tackles at Murray State ... Broke up 2 passes in win over No. 20 Youngstown State (10/2/10) ... Led team with 15 kickoff returns and 353 yards (23.5 avg.).
High School: Part of the Arkansas Class 5A runners-up at Camden (Ark.) Fairview High in 2009 ... Earned all-state honors as a cornerback and a part-time receiver in 2009 ... Collected 13 interceptions as a senior, including 3 returned for TD ... Is a noted kick returner and was selected to play in the Arkansas High School All-Star game ... The all-conference standout helped Coach Buck James' Cardinals to a 10-4 overall record ... Was a three-time letterwinner on teams that went a combined 27-11 overall and 17-4 in conference.
Personal: Sybhrian Javier Berry was born 10/10/91 in Camden, Ark. ... Son of Robert Berry and Donna Murphy ... Has two siblings, Robert and Trevion ... Majoring in Technology Management.