Did the Saints get an ‘absolutely special’ returner in Assumption’s Deonte Harris? (1 Viewer)

By Luke Johnson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

This only seems crazy to those who think of stature or pedigree as prerequisites to make it in the NFL

Here are not one, but two little guys from the same little school hanging with the big boys in the New Orleans Saints’ locker room. It almost played out just like Deonte Harris and Cole Tracy said it would when they were teammates at Assumption College, a Division II school in Massachusetts with an enrollment of about 2,000.

That was where they embarked on record-breaking college careers, and it was where the 5-foot-6 Harris, a return specialist, and the 5-foot-10 Tracy, a placekicker, spoke of their professional football dreams by saying, “I’ll meet you there.” Fittingly, crazily, they did.

The idea did not entirely work out. Tracy, who was attending Saints rookie minicamp on a tryout basis, did not leave with a contract.

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