Tyree Harris (Marietta, Ga.) is a wide receiver prospect from the state of Georgia with a handful of BCS offers and he has worked extremely hard over the past few years to put himself in this position.
“He’s a polished route-runner that has the ability to make something happen,” Marietta coach Scott Burton said. “And he’s so competitive. It’s like eight or nine months ago he flipped a switch and attacked everything. His work ethic is unreal, whether it’s in the classroom or the weight room. Tyree is so hungry and is doing a great job.”
Harris, 6-foot-1 and 175 pounds, has scholarship offers from Syracuse, Missouri, Mississippi State and Boston College.
“It felt so good to get that first big offer from Syracuse,” Harris said. “I remember my coach calling me and telling me about it. I was like ‘what’? It felt really good. I have worked hard day in and day out.”
Harris may be sitting on four offers but more are certainly on the way. One team in particular could be very close to making the move with him.
“Kentucky is real close to offering,” Harris said. “I love the connection I have with their offensive staff. I have been to UK junior day and loved it. Kentucky is my No. 1 school. They like me and I like them. It was such a good experience. They talked football and academics.”
Harris also enjoyed his junior day in Starkville visiting Mississippi State.
“That was another good trip and I had a great time there as well,” Harris said. “It’s that coaching staff and they show a lot of interest in me.”
Harris will try and make unofficial visits to see Missouri and Vanderbilt very soon as well.
“Kentucky’s on top right now,” Harris said. “But I want to say that I have a whole year to figure this out. I want to make sure I take my time with it and I want this to be a man of my word. I want to wait and see to see what all these teams have to offer.”