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High school football: Tulsa Washington's T.J. Harris waiting for offer from West Coast program

Harris enters his senior year as No. 30 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 recruiting rankings for the Class of 2015. He has scholarship offers from Arkansas State, New Mexico, Sam Houston State, and South Dakota, and has received interest from Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and Tulsa.
by Trent Shadid Published: June 27, 2014
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The majority of the top high school football recruits in Oklahoma desire for nothing more than a scholarship offer from a Big 12 or possibly a SEC school.

Not T.J. Harris.

The Tulsa Washington standout defensive end has the West Coast on his mind.

“I’m waiting for an offer from a California school,” Harris said. “I want like a USC or San Diego State. That’s where my dad is from and really a lot of my family is from out there. I spent a lot of time there when I was younger, so it’d be nice to get back.”

Harris enters his senior year as No. 30 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 recruiting rankings for the Class of 2015. He has scholarship offers from Arkansas State, New Mexico, Sam Houston State, and South Dakota, and has received interest from Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and Tulsa.

“The recruiting process so far has been great,” Harris said. “It’s been a blessing to get the offers.”

At 6-foot-2, 225 pounds, some of Harris’ offers have come as an outside linebacker, a position he says he’d be willing to switch to if necessary in college.

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by Trent Shadid
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Trent Shadid is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Weatherford, Okla., and attended Weatherford High School. Before joining The Oklahoman, he spent two seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Weatherford High...
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