Marcell Harris paving his own path 

July, 2, 2012
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BRADENTON, Fla. -- Four-star safety prospect Marcell Harris (Orlando, Fla./Dr. Phillips) might be a Florida legacy, but the Under Armour All-American is sick of hearing that he should follow in his dad's footsteps. His father, Mike Harris, played safety at Florida in the mid 90s, but the younger Harris might decide to pave his own career path.

Marcell Harris
Derek Tyson/ESPN.comMarcell Harris is rated the No. 7 safety in the nation and the No. 68 overall player in the ESPN 150.
"It all comes with him being a top athlete in his day," Harris said, "but it gets kind of weary in my mind because I'm my own man and I make my own decisions, and now that I'm older it's all about my decision and where I want to go."

Harris, who was a standout for team Top Recruits at the IMG Madden 7-on-7 National Championship tournament, was teammates with Florida safety commit Keanu Neal (Bushnell, Fla./South Sumter) at the event. Neal says he can sense the frustration with his talented teammate.

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