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  Shaun Harper
Shaun Harper

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Mission Bay HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180

Position:
DB

Experience:
3VL

UTAH: Backup left corner has a 35-inch vertical jump.

2005-Played in 12 games and made 3 starts ... 19 total tackles included 12 solo... also had 2 pass breakups, 2 interceptions and 1 tackle for a loss... recorded a season-high 6 tackles, 4 of which were solo, and an interception at UNLV ... figured in on 4 tackles at BYU ... 3 tackles, 2 solo, vs. Georgia Tech in the Emerald Bowl.

2004-Saw the field in all 12 games ... 9 total tackles ... season-high 3 stops vs. Utah State, all unassisted ... 2 total tackles vs. Wyoming and UNLV ... elected to the 2004 Utah Football Leadership Committee.

2003-Played in every game and started five (four at right corner and one at left corner) ... started in the Liberty Bowl ... career-high 5 tackles vs. New Mexico ... 4 tackles vs. Utah State and San Diego State ... 5 pass breakups was tied for second-most on team ... also played for special teams ... 29 total tackles.

2002-Redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-county and all-Western League ... Mission Bay High (Calif.) Most Improved Player in 2001 ... Mission Bay was CIF Division 3 champion in 2000 and 2001 ... did not start playing football until high school ... won CIF Sportsmanship/Citizenship award ... 2002 U.S. National Football Award recipient ... also lettered in track and baseball ... recognized by Tau Beta Pi Engineering Society for getting one of nation's best math scores on PSAT ... U.S. Achievement Academy award for being a national math winner ... chose Utah over Arizona ... Who's Who Among American HS Students.

PERSONAL: Son of Jerry and La Tanya Harper ... interested in becoming an engineer or accountant ... mother ran track for Chattanooga State ... sociology major ... full name is Shunta Jerrell Harper ... born Aug. 12, 1984 in Tennessee.

YEAR	G/GS	UT	AT	TOT	TFL	PBU
2003	12/5	14	15	29	0-0	5
2004	12//0	5	4	9	0-0	0
2005	12/3	12	7	19	1-1	2
Totals	36/8	31	26	57	1-1	7
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