USF’s Stamps, Harris Named Preseason All-Americans

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – University of Saint Francis seniors Keith Harris and Kory Stamps have been named to the 2014 Sporting News College Football Yearbook available at newsstands and bookstores now.
Stamps (Indianapolis, IN / Lawrence North H.S.) was an American Football Coaches Association NAIA second-team All-America in 2013 and has been an All- Mid-States Football Association Mideast League first-team selection two consecutive seasons. The 5-foot-8, 181-pound cornerback finished No. 15 in NAIA interceptions (5) in 2013, No. 20 in INTs per game and No. 22 in passes defended per game (1.1). He was one of just 10 defensive players in the MSFA with 50 or more solo tackles in 2013.
Harris (Fort Wayne, IN / Elmhurst H.S.) was an All-Mid-States Football Association Mideast League first-team selection in 2013. A 2010 Elmhurst High School graduate, the 6-foot-1, 232-pound outside linebacker started all 12 games for USF in 2013 and led the Cougars in tackles-for-loss with 15 for 54 yards in losses. He finished No. 3 on USF in total tackles with 78. Harris finished No. 31 in NAIA total tackles for loss.
The Cougars open their 17th season on Thurs., Sept. 4, 7 p.m. at Bishop D’Arcy Stadium against Missouri Baptist University. USF team members move in on Sat., Aug. 9, and begin preparations for the 2014 season on Mon., Aug. 11.

Kory Stamps CB
5-8 181 Sr.
Indianapolis, IN / Lawrence North H.S.

2013 (Jr.): AFCA NAIA All-America, Second Team . . . All-MSFA MEL 1st Team . . . USF Defensive Player of the Week 9/21/13 (St. Ambrose), 10/19/13 (USF, IL) . . . USF Defensive Big Play of the Game 2 times – 11/2/13 (Concordia), 11/9/13 (Taylor) . . .started all 12 games . . . Beyond Sports Network NAIA All-America Second Team . . . 11 interceptions the past two seasons is more than any other MSFA player . . . finished fifth in tackles for the Cougars recording 64 tackles (54 solo) and one of just 10 players with 50 or more solo tackles in 2013 . . . led USF with 13 tackles in the loss at Grand View. And recorded two interceptions in the win at Taylor… Named to the 2013 Beyond Sports Network Preseason All-America Team.
2012 (So.): MSFA Mideast All-League Selection (First Team) . . . MSFA Defense Player of the Week 11/5/12 . . . tied for most interceptions in MSFA with 6, No. 9 in NAIA for total interceptions, No. 4 on USF single-season best list three interceptions in 21-0 win over Taylor . . . two interceptions at Marian 11/24/12 . . . returned INT 30 yds for TD vs. Concordia, 38 yds TD vs. Taylor . . . No. 28 in NAIA passes defended per game (1.1), No. 33 in fumbles forced per game (0.2) . . . tied for No. 3 on USF list for most single-season INTs . . . most INTs since Paul Carter set single-season record in 2005 with 9. 2011 (R-Fr.): Started the first 8 games at CB . . . INT vs. Malone, returned 37 yards. 2010 (Fr.): Redshirt. Prep / Personal: 2009, Sr.: AP All-State Class 5A Honorable Mention . . . Indianapolis Star All-Marion County Team, First Team DB . . . All-MIC safety . . . 8.7 tackles per gm, 61 solo, 25 assists, 86 total.

Coach: Tom Dilley. Born: 2-1-91. Parent: Nicole. Major: Sports Management.

Tackles
Year GP Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Int./Yds. PBU PD FF FR
2011 10 17 5 22 0.0-0 1-37 0 1 0 0
2012 12 16 13 29 0.5-1 6-85 7 13 2 2-0
2013 12 54 10 64 2.5-7 5-24 8 13 0 0-0
Totals 34 87 28 115 3.0-8 12-146 15 27 2 2-0

INT’s for TD — 30 yds for TD vs. Concordia 2013, 38 yds for TD vs. Taylor 2013

Keith Harris OLB
6-1 232 Sr.
Fort Wayne, IN / Elmhurst H.S.

2013 (Jr.): All-MSFA MEL 1st Team . . . USF Special Teams Player of the Week 11/2/13 (Concordia) . . . USF Defensive Big Hit of the Game 9/14/13 (William Penn) … started all 12 games . . . No. 1 in TFLs with 15 for 54 yards (No. 2 in yards lost) . . . No. 3 in USF tackles with 78 . . . high of 6 solo tackles twice (Siena Heights and Robert Morris) . . . high 8 assisted tackles vs. Faulkner . . . high 12 total tackles vs. Faulkner . . . high TFL lost yards at William Penn with 3.5 for 14 yards . . . high sack yards 11 with 1.5 sacks vs. St. Ambrose . . .2 blocked kicks vs. Concordia . . . No. 29 in total tackles in MSFA (avg./gm) at 6.5. 2012 (So.): Blocked a kick against Concordia and recovered a blocked kick against Taylor . . . appeared in 9 games, primarily on special teams . . . 13 tackles (5 solo); 1.0 TFL, -4 yds. 2011 (R-Fr.): Appeared in 9 games, primarily on special teams. . . 8 tackles (5 solo); 1.5 TFL, -11 yds. 2010 (Fr.): Redshirt. Prep / Personal: 5 sacks senior year for Trojans.

Coach: Kyle Beauchamp. Born: 4-15-92. Parents: Lonnie and Felicia. Major: Business.

Tackles Sacks
Year GP Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds No./Yds PBU Blk(kick) QBH
2011 10 5 3 8 1.5-11 0-0 1 0 0
2012 10 5 8 13 1.0-4 0-0 0 1 0
2013 12 44 34 78 15.0-54 4-16 0 2 1
Totals 32 54 45 99 17.5-69 4-16 1 3 1

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