University of Miami quarterback Jacory Harris knows how to clown around and keep things light.
Last season, he showed up to class wearing funny outfits and even brought in tapes of Spongebob Squarepants after the team's 21-20 win over Oklahoma to make sure they wouldn't watch too much sports television praising them.
So, what did Harris have in store this week as the Canes prepare to face the No. 2-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes? Take a look at what he wore and tweeted (JacoryHarris12) on his way to class on Thursday morning: "Going to class with an Oakland raiders snap back, no shirt, with the Oakland raiders overalls! Fly!!!!!! I'm me!!"
Harris told us Wednesday he listens to his R&B playlist before games to make sure he isn't too jacked up.
“It calms me down, mellows me, has me thinking about the game, really focused,” Harris said. “I don’t think a quarterback should be like a defensive lineman listening to rap music or an offensive lineman listening to rock music ”to amp him up.” That gets me unfocused. I’d just want to go out there and knock somebody’s head off.”
Two of the artists he regularly listens to: Chris Brown and Trey Songz. He especially like’s Brown’s “Without You.”
> STATE REP-CORAL GABLES MAYOR HAVE FRIENDLY CANES-BUCKEYES WAGER: Always have to love it when two state politicians try to take advantage of a big college football game to get a little press.
According to a press release, Ohio's Stephen D. Slesnick (D-Canton) and Coral Gables mayor Don Slesnick, who are cousins, have a side bet riding on UM-Ohio State Saturday. If the Buckeyes win, Stephen will receive an order of stone crabs. If the Canes win, Don will be treated to Ohio wines and Peanut Butter Buckeyes.
“I can taste those stone crabs already,” Rep. Stephen Slesnick said. “And it’s a fitting bet for my cousin, given how much crabbing ‘Canes fans did after Ohio State beat them for the National Championship.”
The friendly wager also includes Mayor Slesnick promising to wear an Ohio State jersey to an upcoming meeting of the Coral Gables City Council. If the Canes win, Stephen will wear Canes jersey to an Ohio House floor session.