Northwestern news and notes from its weekly Monday press conference
2013: True freshman ... Matched career high with six tackles against Michigan ... Registered six tackles at Nebraska ... Added two pass breakups against the Huskers ... Made first career start at cornerback at Iowa ... Posted three tackles and a 38-yard kickoff return against the Hawkeyes ... Credited with four tackles against Minnesota ... Posted career-high five tackles at Wisconsin ... Returned three kickoffs for 68 yards against the Badgers ... Made a solo tackle against Ohio State ... Returned three kickoffs, including a long of 28 yards against Maine ... Also had one tackle ... Returned opening kickoff 47 yards against Western Michigan ... Registered first collegiate tackle and pass breakup against the Broncos ... Made collegiate debut on special teams in season opener at Cal ... Frequently handles kickoff returns ... One of two true freshman to see the field this season.
High School : Rated as the No. 22 overall recruit in the state of Illinois by Rivals.com ... Ranked as the No. 85 WR recruit nationally by Scout.com ... Played three years of varsity football for Lyons, twice earning first-team All-State honors ... All-Area MVP ... Three-time All-West Suburban Silver Conference ... Helped Lyons reach state quarterfinals in three straight seasons ... Also a four-year letterwinner in track and field, placing second in Illinois 3A in long jump ... Team captain in both football and track and field.
Personal: Born Matthew Lewis Narvell Harris ... Son of Tina Harris and the late Russell Harris Sr. ... Major is undecided.