AT TECH: Reserve in the secondary who elected to transfer following the 2004 season . . . Earned some playing time on special teams last fall . . . Took a redshirt year in 2002 . . . Has good speed and athletic ability . . . Also competes for the Tech track team.
TRACK: Placed fifth in the long jump at the 2003 Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships with a leap of 23 feet, 6.25 inches . . . Did not compete in the outdoor season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 6 prospect in New York state by SuperPrep . . . Ranked among the nation's top 25 skilled athletes in SuperPrep preseason magazine . . . As a senior, he rushed for 1,150 yards and 10 touchdowns for a team that went undefeated and was ranked No. 10 in the nation in USA Today's final poll . . . Also caught nine passes for 145 yards and three more scores and had 36 tackles and four interceptions on defense . . . Coached by Dino Mangiero at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y. . . . Track standout with personal bests of 24-feet, 8-inches in the long jump and 48-feet, 6-inches in the triple jump . . . Won the state title in the long jump as a sophomore and the prestigious Penn Relays as a junior.
PERSONAL: Full name is I-Perfection Harris . . . Born March 23, 1984 . . . Son of Karen Harris of Staten Island and Michael Vassell of Lawrenceville, Ga. . . . Majoring in Management.