Harris shines at UVA Pro Day

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- There was a roar from his former teammates watching as Tim Harris crossed the finish line of the 40 yard dash. Unofficially, Harris ran a 4.44 40-yard dash.

At the NFL Combine, that would have been tied for seventh among defensive backs.

Before that, Harris stole the show at Virginia's pro day Thursday morning with a 39 inch vertical jump, the best of the day. At the NFL Combine, that would have been tied for tenth. He followed that performance with a 139 inch broad jump, which would have been best among defensive backs at the NFL Combine.

"I was pretty confident in my numbers coming into it," Harris said. "I had a good time out here."

Harris, a sixth year cornerback, struggled through injuries during his career at Virginia. In 2016, Harris played in only two games. In 2017, he played in only the season-opener before hurting his wrist in the second half and missing the rest of the season.

"Just me being injured twice, being out two years then having to come back this year strong." Harris added. "Getting the opportunity to come out here was everything for me. I just put it out on the line. Whatever happens from here, I left no doubt. I'm excited for the future."

Harris said he has workouts scheduled with the Ravens, Saints and Bills. Entering pro day, Harris was projected as a late third day draft pick, in rounds four through seven in next month's NFL Draft.