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Bryce Harris

School

University of Toledo

Position
C
Major
Psychology (undergrad); Counselor Eduction (grad)

Classroom

Harris is pursuing his master’s degree in counselor education. He has already received his bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in school counseling.

Character

Harris is a two-time team captain. He served as a team captain in 2019-20, despite missing the entire season due to injury and was voted a captain again this year. Bryce is pursuing his master’s degree in counselor studies, and has obtained real-world experience at two local schools working with students. He was also named to the 2019 All-State AFCA Good Works Team for community service.

Community

The University of Toledo football team is active within the local Toledo community, working with 20 different community service and charity organizations on a regular basis. The Rockets also host an annual “Victory Day,” which provides an opportunity for special needs students to have their “moment in the sun” on the football field. Each student was partnered with a UT football player who served as his or her mentor for the day.

Bryce has volunteered for Boys and Girls Club visits, Promedica Hospital visits, Glass City Marathon, Central Trail Elementary, Rosa Parks Elementary, St. Pius Elementary, UT Victory Day, Special Olympics Columbus, football camps at Toledo and Akron, food drives in Akron, Acme Fresh Market, and Feed My Starving Children.

Competition

Bryce was named to the Outland Trophy (nation’s top down lineman), Rimington Trophy (nation’s top center), and Campbell Trophy (nation’s top scholar-athlete) watch list prior to the start of this season. He missed all of last season due to injury. He was a 2018 All-MAC second team selection at center. Bryce has appeared in 38 games as an offensive lineman at center and guard. In 2018, he was part of an offensive line that helped the Rockets lead the MAC in scoring (40.4) and rank second in total offense (443.8) and rushing (215.9).