Cowboys’ Dwayne Harris Ready for Big Season
Cowboys receivers Dwayne Harris and Miles Austin have something in common: they both know how hard it is to become a receiver in the NFL. Austin was undrafted, but was signed by the Cowboys and is now one of the best receivers in the NFL. Harris was drafted in the sixth round of the NFL Draft, and hopes that 2012 will be his breakout season.
“Just continue to work hard. Miles didn’t come here and start for the Cowboys- he worked his way up. It shows me that I can do the same. Miles is a great guy and I have been learning a lot from him,” Harris said while at Austin’s charity golf outing in New Jersey.
He played in seven games this season, with eight kickoff returns and 15 punt returns. Harris has yet to make his first NFL catch, but it should come soon.
“I think just my hard work, determination and skill set. I think as a receiver, the things that I bring to the table as an athlete,” he told Class Act Sports.
Austin has taken Harris under his wing, so Harris gladly returned the favor.
“It means a lot. Miles is a great guy. Anytime Miles is doing anything, you can call me because I like to give back as well to any foundation, any cause. As a receiver in our group, we call him the general because he is the leader of our group. He is going to do everything the right way. I love playing with him. He is a great guy,” Harris said.