49ers select Virginia's Harris in Round 6

NASHVILLE, Tn. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- The long wait came to an end Saturday afternoon for Virginia's Tim Harris after being drafted 198th overall by the San Francisco 49ers.

The 6th-year cornerback for the Wahoos struggled through injuries during his time at Virginia. After only playing in two games in 2016, Harris injured his wrist in the 2017 season opener missing the rest of the season.

Harris was able to rebound in 2018 making eight starts and playing in all 13 games with 36 tackles. The senior closed the season with an interception against Virginia Tech and against South Carolina in Virginia Belk Bowl win.

Harris was the second Cavalier drafted after fellow defensive back Juan Thornhill was taken in the second round by the Kansas City Chiefs. Harris is also the first UVA player drafted by the San Francisco 49ers since Eli Harold was drafted in the third round in 2015.

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