The Fighting Irish finished the regular season undefeated and No. 1 for the first time since 1988.
JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Played in two games (Rice and Michigan) ... served as the backup center ... also provided potential depth at either guard position.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Did not see any game action during the season.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Did not see any game action during the season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Second-team pick on MaxPreps 2011 U.S. Air Force All-American team as offensive lineman ... second-leading vote-getter among offensive linemen on 2011 Associated Press North Carolina all-state team ... first-team offensive lineman on all-Observer squad named by Charlotte Observer in both 2011 and 2010 ... rated 16th among North Carolina players by SuperPrep ... ranked 17th-best prospect in North Carolina and 25th-best offensive lineman in the nation by Rivals.com ... helped Catholic average 333 rushing yards and 43 points per game in 2011 to go with 5,197 yards of total offense and also played some at tight end ... two-time first-team all-Mecklenburg selection by Charlotte Observer in 2011 and 2010 for players in immediate Charlotte area ... three-time all-MEGA 7 3A/4A selection ... helped 2010 Catholic team to 14-1 record in junior campaign that featured 4,904 team rushing yards and included advancement to North Carolina Class 3AA playoff semifinals ... played in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Phoenix ... chosen to play in North Carolina-South Carolina Shrine Bowl ... also played basketball and throw the shot in track and field ... coached by Jim Oddo at Charlotte Catholic High School ... son of Hayden and Carol Harrell ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business, majoring in marketing.