Sophomore QB Kierra Harris Reflects on the Bears' First Scrimmage
Coming off a productive spring, Harris entered the summer as the only experienced MSU quarterback ... Was 18-for-33 for 108 yards in the Maroon and White Game (4/21/12) with 120 yards of total offense ... In three scrimmages this spring, he was a combined 42-for-76 for 335 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
2011: Played in just two games as a true freshman, but was on the field for both FBS contests, including a start at No. 15 Arkansas in the season opener (9/3/11) ... Was 8-for-14 for 70 yards against the Razorbacks, including a 33-yard touchdown strike ... Played in two series at No. 12 Oregon (9/17/11) and collected 21 yards of total offense on 2-for-2 passing for 13 yards and 3 carries for 8 yards, including a long of 13 ... Finished his first campaign with a pass efficiency rating of 114.20 and 10-for-16 (.625) completion percentage.
High School: Was a two-time Arkansas Class 6A all-state quarterback who was named Southwest Arkansas Player of the Year as a senior in 2010 ... Also a three-year starter for Coach Phillip Miller's Razorbacks, earning all-area and Class 6A South all-conference honors in 2009 and 2010 ... Passed for more than 5,500 career yards and 50 touchdowns and rushed for more than 1,500 yards and 21 touchdowns ... As a senior, he passed for 2,300 yards with 25 touchdowns and rushed for 970 yards with 12 touchdowns ... Helped Arkansas High to a 7-7 record in 2010 ... Compiled 1,600 passing yards, 12 touchdowns and 2,150 yards of total offense as a junior ... In 2008, he accounted for 1,500 passing yards, 13 passing TDs and 1,830 yards total offense as a sophomore.
Personal: Kierra Rasheen Harris was born 10/14/92 in Texarkana, Ark. ... Son of James and Andrea Coleman of Texarkana ... Has two sisters, LaCreisha and LaCourtney ... Majoring in Kinesiology.