Copyright: © 2020 ESPN Sports Media Ltd. All rights reserved. Position: RB 6-2, 230lb (188cm, 104kg) More bio, uniform, draft info. “With someone that has that much athletic ability, that’s not the norm, where that kid is going to battle and give everything he has every time he carries the football,” Rick Sira, Amador Valley’s football coach at the time, said after Harris’ junior season. NCAA . MP Stats for iPad Stat keeping for basketball teams. All-Decade prep football: From Jared Goff to Marcus Peters, starpower galore The East Orange Campus varsity football team won Thursday's home non-conference game against Barringer (Newark, NJ) by a score of 26-13. That was Najee, virtually unstoppable and why he is the Bay Area Preps HQ high school football offensive player of the decade. CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos or video on a mobile device. This game is part of the "2019 New Jersey High School Football Playoff Brackets: NJSIAA - North 1 Group 5" tournament. He was rated by the Rivals.com recruiting network as a five-star recruit and was ranked as the top running back and the eighth best overall player in his class. The East Orange Campus varsity football team won Saturday's home playoff game against Montclair (NJ) by a score of 15-14. In these cases, the average was taken. Are you a Stathead, too? “Najee’s unbelievable,” Foothill coach Matt Sweeney said. Antioch Panther's Najee Harris (2) runs the ball against the De La Salle Spartans in the second quarter of their game at De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 22, 2016. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group), Antioch High's Najee Harris (2), runs for a first down in the first quarter of their North Coast Section playoff football game in Antioch, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group), ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Najee Harris #22 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs the ball against Roquan Smith #3 of the Georgia Bulldogs during the second half in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group), Antioch Panthers' Najee Harris (2) catches a pass against the Pittsburg Pirates in the first half of the Little Big Game at Antioch High in Antioch, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. Jahi Brown #39. That was Najee, virtually unstoppable and why he is the Bay Area Preps HQ high school football offensive player of the decade. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group), Antioch Panther's Najee Harris (2) listens to his coach on the field after playing against the De La Salle Spartans at De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 22, 2016. He knows when to lower his shoulder. Find out more. The players of the decade and the all-decade teams were chosen in a vote by the Bay Area Preps HQ staff. 22. With your support, we can continue bringing these stories — and much more — to your screens. The East Orange Campus varsity football team won Friday's away conference game against West Orange (NJ) in overtime by a score of 8-6. Najee Harris Overview; Game Logs. Kiper & McShay pick first-round sleepers, risers and Big Ten prospects to watch for the NFL draft, Kiper & McShay: Early-season takeaways, NFL draft risers and expectations for Trey Lance's lone start, Heisman Watch: Trevor Lawrence vs. Justin Fields is back, Heisman Watch: Trevor Lawrence is back, but Spencer Rattler has arrived, Saban leads Alabama athletes on protest march, Alabama RB Harris never considered opting out, The best high school football recruits this decade. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Box Score. The next week, he exploded for 304 yards and three touchdowns in a playoff win over San Ramon Valley. 20. Cooper Bishop #20. De La Salle defeated Antioch 28-21. 3 overall prospect of the class of 2017, 247Sports as the number 2, while Rivals had him as the number 1 overall. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group), Antioch Panther's Najee Harris (2) runs on the field before playing the De La Salle Spartans at De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 22, 2016. The accumulated varsity totals are in the last row of each table. View Pregame, The East Orange Campus (East Orange, NJ) varsity football team lost Saturday's home conference game against West Orange (NJ) by a score of 17-7. [6], Harris was considered the #1 recruit in the class of 2017, by Scout. If you have not already, we strongly encourage you to sign up for a digital subscription, which gives you access to all content on the Mercury News and East Bay Times websites. De La Salle defeated Antioch 28-21. 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Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. He’s really good in the blocking game. CLICK HERE TO TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS. Milpitas assistant Vito Cangemi lauded Harris for his instincts. (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group), Antioch High's Najee Harris (2) dives into the end zone for a second quarter touchdown against Monte Vista at the North Coast Section Division I championship game in Dublin, Calif., on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. Harris is eligible for the NFL draft this spring. [3][4] As a junior he had 2,744 rushing yards and 36 touchdowns. How an 8-year-old inspired Najee Harris' 5-TD performance vs. Ole Miss, Harris explains what brought him to Alabama, Tua's out, Mac is in; the Tide roll in to the 2020 season. Here’s where to sign up for the season pass: Mercury News, East Bay Times, “I’ve been a head coach for over 30 years and he’s the best player I’ve ever seen,” Rancho Cotate’s Ed Conroy told this news organization when Harris was a junior in 2015. [1], Harris played his high school football career at Antioch High School in Antioch, California. His best game was against Ole Miss where he got 23 rush attempts for 206 yards, 5 Touchdowns and 9.0 yards on Average. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images), ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Najee Harris #22 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs the ball against Roquan Smith #3 of the Georgia Bulldogs during the second half in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Najee Harris. As a junior he had 2,744 rushing yards and 36 touchdowns. High School Antioch ; Home Town ... Stats (BACK) Rushing. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group), Antioch Panther's Najee Harris (2) carries his pads after their game against the De La Salle Spartans at De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 22, 2016. All Access Digital offer for just 99 cents! View Najee Harris' career, season and game-by-game football stats while attending Antioch High School. Darren Sabedra is a sports reporter and the high school sports editor, overseeing prep coverage throughout the Bay Area. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images), Alabama's Najee Harris (22) gestures before the start of the College Football Playoff National Championship at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019.