The San Francisco 49ers today announced they have signed S Marcell Harris to a four-year deal. With the signing, the 49ers now have six of the team’s nine 2018 draft picks under contract.
Harris (6-0, 208) was selected by the 49ers in the sixth round (184th overall) of this year’s draft out of the University of Florida. He played in 37 games (nine starts) in five years and registered 102 tackles, four tackles for loss, one sack, two interceptions, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three passes defensed. In 2016, he was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll after playing in 13 games (eight starts) and tallying 73 tackles, four tackles for loss, one sack, two interceptions, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three passes defensed. He also returned a fumble recovery for a touchdown on special teams. As a sophomore, he played in 12 games (one start) and notched 22 tackles. In 2014, he played in all 12 games and recorded seven tackles after redshirting in 2013.
A 23-year-old native of Orlando, FL, he attended Dr. Phillips High School.