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6-1 / 234
An athletic and versatile wide receiver who led the squad in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns in 2011... Has started 17 of the last 18 games.
2011: Led the team in receptions (40), receiving yards (547) and touchdown receptions (5)... Began the season with four catches for 61 yards, including a 33-yard game-winning touchdown... Caught three passes for 24 yards and a touchdown against No. 15 Baylor... Hauled in a three-yard touchdown on a fade pattern at Texas Tech... Carded a career-high 134 yards on four catches against Texas A&M, including a career-long 53-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter, the longest by a Wildcat in 16 games... His 134 yards were the most since 2009... Recorded two receptions for 27 yards, including a 16-yard touchdown, at Texas.
2010: Played in all 13 games, starting seven... Totaled 25 catches for 330 yards and four touchdowns... Caught five passes against Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl... Had his best game as a Wildcat at Colorado as he caught four passes for a K-State career-high 74 yards and one touchdown... Also had a season-long reception of 38 yards against the Buffaloes, bettering a 35-yard catch at Kansas... Tied his season high in catches at Colorado that he originally set at Baylor... Previous season high in receiving yards was 56 at Baylor... Was on the receiving end of a seven-yard touchdown pass at North Texas with five seconds remaining in the first half, while he also had a 29-yard rush against the Mean Green... Hauled in his first touchdown as a Wildcat against Nebraska.
2009: Redshirted after transferring from Oregon.
2008 (Oregon): Became Oregon's first player in eight years to run, pass and catch a touchdown in the same season... Converted from quarterback to wide receiver after the first five games, catching two passes for 25 yards and a touchdown against UCLA in his first game of full-time duty at the position... Oregon's fifth-leading rusher and receiver ran for a season-high 60 yards and one TD in his collegiate debut vs. Washington and caught five passes for 85 yards and another score at Arizona State... His 62-yard touchdown catch against the Sun Devils proved to be the team's seventh-longest offensive scoring play of the season... Enjoyed his best day as a passer by completing 4-of-6 passes for 40 yards and one touchdown vs. Utah State... Replaced injured QB Justin Roper in overtime at Purdue and engineered the winning scoring drive.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a PrepStar All-American and Rivals.com four-star recruit... Ranked the second-best overall prospect in the state of Kansas and the No. 14 player in the country at his position... Ranked 97th on the ESPN 150 ledger among all prep seniors... Completed 55 percent of his passes while accumulating 761 yards and eight passing touchdowns... Also rushed for 506 yards and 10 scores his senior year for the Grizzlies, who ended the year with a 7-3 record and advanced the first round of the state playoffs... Passed for nearly 500 yards ran for 1,000 yards in 2006, combining for 20 total TDs... Led Northwest to the Class 6A state basketball title as a sophomore... Ran for more than 1,000 yards as a prep freshman running back at Collegiate High School before transferring to Northwest for his final three seasons.
PERSONAL: Christopher Deon Harper was born Sept. 10, 1989, in Wichita, Kan... Son of William Jr. and Paula Harper... Has one brother, William Harper III... Has graduated with a degree in communications.