Originally posted on Louisville Card Game  |  Last updated 10/17/13
Two seasons ago, Michaelee Harris was one of the leading receivers for the University of Louisville, making spectacular catches on a routine basis. He returned for a redshirt freshman year in 2011, starting in 12 games, pulling in 37 receptions for 455 yards and two touchdowns. He was one the go-to guys, second only to Eli Rogers with 41 catches. But that was before Harris incurred an ACL injury in the final game against South Florida, causing him to miss the Belk Bowl. Then came another ACL injury last year in pre-season practice, forcing him to sit out for the entire 2012 season. So that probably explains why Harris has appeared a little rusty during the first six games this year, if not for seeming to be out of position on some memorable plays against Temple and Rutgers. He did get a touchdown pass from Will Gardner during mop-up action against Florida International but he’s been largely silent and ineffective for the most part. Coach Charlie Strong keeps sending him out there, hoping the Miami junior is focused, knows the plays and is ready to return to form. With wide receivers DeVante Parker and Kai De la Cruz recovering from injuries, Harris may be pressed into action more often, returning to a prime time player as Central Florida comes to town. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater sure hopes so, with not quite as many options as he had a couple of game ago. He will be looking for the Michaelee Harris depended heavily on two years ago.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Suns vets pull packing peanut prank on rookie Devin Booker

Teammate gives Manning final completion ball from Super Bowl

Report: Ole Miss Football cited in 13 of 28 department violations by NCAA

Larry Sanders to consider NBA comeback after other interests stabilize

The NCAAB power rankings

SEC begins crying foul over Jim Harbaugh’s spring break plans at Michigan

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Marc Gasol reportedly out indefinitely with broken foot

Patriots waive Montee Ball despite never officially re-signing running back

Chicago White Sox: Impact of Mat Latos signing

Clippers suspend Blake Griffin four games

St. Louis mayor says city is moving on from NFL

Report: Hawks could entertain trading core players at deadline

WATCH: Roy Williams collapses during game vs. BC

Panthers TE Greg Olsen shaves off his playoff beard

Derek Fisher thanks Knicks in statement

Miami Heat to honor Shaq by retiring his number 32

Oakland Raiders release Nate Allen

B.J. Penn announces he will return at UFC 197

Bring back the Dunk Contest

Michael Jordan’s rep comments on the crying meme

10 NBA teams that could be active at the trade deadline

‘The X-Files’ takes a shot at the Philadelphia 76ers

Ranking the top 50 NFL players slated to become free agents

Jay Williams advocates for pot as painkiller for athletes

Photographer uninjured in SB collision with Corey Brown

College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The NCAAB power rankings

Report: Kings to keep coach George Karl

Was Alain Vigneault right about NHL's lack of punishment towards Wayne Simmonds?

Report: Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher

The best and worst commercials from Super Bowl 50

Best and worst from Super Bowl 50

Six best plays from Super Bowl 50

Eli doesn't look thrilled as Peyton wins Super Bowl

Did Beyonce almost fall down during Super Bowl halftime show?

Curry to serve as drummer for Panthers

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker