Harris, Cooper-Falls Lead Offensive Onslaught and Defense Shines Once Again in 42-3 Victory
Talented two-year starter who is expected to return to his home at right cornerback this fall and lead the MSU secondary ... Had 5 tackles and a pass break up in the Maroon and White Game (4/21/12).
2011: After missing the season opener, Scarborough started three of the next four games to start the 2011 campaign before suffering a season-ending injury against Northern Iowa (10/1/11) ... Produced 21 tackles in just four games, which ranked tied for 15th on the squad ... Brought down a career-high 11 ball carriers at Southern Illinois (9/24/11) with 7 solo stops ... Had 5 tackles at No. 12 Oregon (9/17/11), including 4 solos ... Was also in on 4 tackles at Eastern Kentucky (9/10/11) with 3 solo tackles.
2010: Started all 11 games at left cornerback as a redshirt freshman ... Finished sixth on the club with 47 total tackles and tallied 8 passes defended and 3 fumble recoveries ... Had season high 7 tackles in each of the first 2 contests -- vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) and at Kansas State (9/11/10) with 6 solo stops in each game ... Had first career interception at Indiana State (10/16/10) with 6 tackles and a pair of pass break-ups ... Had 5 total tackles and recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown in win over No. 20 Youngstown State ... Posted 6 tackles, including 5 solos, at South Dakota State (11/6/10) ... His 3 fumble recoveries matched the 10th-best season total in Bears' history ... Had an 11-yard fumble recovery return vs. Southern Illinois (10/30/10).
2009: Redshirted his freshman season at Missouri State ... Was MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the final regular season game against Southern Illinois (11/14/09).
High School: Captained Tulsa (Okla.) Union High School to the 2008 Class 6A state championship after registering 96 tackles, 4 interceptions and a fumble recovery in 2008 ... Was a three-year starter for Coach Kirk Fridrich as a safety and wide receiver ... Team posted back-to-back 13-1 seasons in 2007 and 2008 with a state runner-up finish in 2007 after an 8-4 campaign in 2006 ... Played in the Oklahoma All-State Game in Tulsa and was named to four different all-state squads his senior season ... Carried 19 times for 40 yards and had 5 receiving touchdowns on 16 catches for 208 yards as a junior for the Redskins.
Personal: Howard Scarborough was born 2/22/91 in Tulsa, Okla. ... Son of Howard, Sr. and Vanessa Scarborough of Tulsa ... Has a brother, Reggie, and sister, Vasha ... Majoring in Sport and Park Administration.