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More informationJohn Harris is a lifer in sports, having spent his entire 39 years around the game as a coach’s son, player, coach, writer, radio host, television guest and all-around sports historian. Harris provides a perspective not many media members can—a thorough understanding of Xs and Os with the ability to communicate that love and understanding to listeners.
After graduating as valedictorian and three-sport star at Lamar Consolidated HS in Rosenberg, TX, Harris played four years at Brown University, earning the 1993 Eugene C. Swift Award for determination, hard work and courage. He earned two varsity letters in his time on the legendary Brown campus. He decided to add a Masters in Accounting from University of Virginia to finish his well-rounded education in 2002.
In 1994, Harris started his coaching career at Episcopal High School in Jacksonville, Florida. In 1998, at the age of 26, Harris took over as head coach of the school’s varsity squad and in three short years, he led them to the FHSAA playoffs for the first time in school history. He was voted District 6 Coach of the Year in 2000 after his team finished with the aforementioned playoff berth.
While coaching, Harris started his radio career in 1998 as a college football expert on SportsRadio 610 in Houston. He joined the early morning show for three years and eventually joined the #1 show in the city the “John and Lance Morning show” in 2002.
Harris became a fixture on the morning show for the next five years, discussing college football and the NFL Draft. Harris also did guest hosting radio appearances in 20 different cities throughout the nation, including New Orleans, LA, Pittsburgh, PA, Palm Springs, CA and Raleigh, NC. During the 2010 season, he served as one of Sporting News Radio’s football analysts, participating on a number of shows throughout the network’s lineup. He started writing for collegefootballnews.com in 2003. He became a featured writer for one of the nation’s most popular college football websites for the next four years. His Ke