Ajene Harris might not play quarterback at San Diego State but the Los Angeles Crenshaw prospect is a special athlete who could contribute on either side of the ball.
The 5-foot-11, 170-pound prospect said Friday after leading his team to an overtime victory over Los Angeles Loyola at the Mission Viejo Classic that he was keeping a secret - he had committed to the Aztecs in the last week and finally wanted it known.
"I committed to San Diego State last Saturday," Harris said.
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"I actually checked out the campus when I went to their camp. I love the coaches, I love the environment and I really felt San Diego was the best for me."
San Diego State is getting a big-time player in Harris, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound prospect who was dynamic as a dual-threat quarterback for Los Angeles Crenshaw last weekend.
Reports were good in a loss in the season opener to Long Beach (Calif.) Poly and then Harris led his team to a win against Loyola.
Harris ran for what would have been a game-winning touchdown in regulation but the score was controversially called back on a false start penalty. That didn't stop the new San Diego State commit.
In overtime, Harris scored again to end things and prove he's a special athlete who has game-breaking ability.
Quarterback might not be his position in college but Harris is looking forward to a bright future with the Aztecs.
"I'm an athlete," Harris said. "I've been recruited as an athlete. I could play corner or receiver. It felt good to just commit. All the pressure is over and now I can just have a good season."