Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris, who has been granted a full release from the school, said on Baton Rouge radio Friday that he's unsure at which school he'll land next but said he has talked to "a couple of schools" in the Southeastern Conference.
Appearing on "Off the Bench" on 104.5 FM ESPN in Baton Rouge, Harris said he respects LSU coach Ed Orgeron and maintains a great relationship with former LSU coach Les Miles. He added that his relationship with Orgeron was different.
"I knew coach Miles coming out of high school; he recruited me," Harris said. "Nothing against (Orgeron)."
Harris, who's carrying 18 hours in his final semester at LSU and is on track to graduate this summer, said he plans to make a list of schools this weekend that he'd like to visit.
So what went wrong at LSU with the highly touted Harris? It wasn't the coaching, he said; it was more about the style. Miles wanted his LSU teams to play great defense and not turn the ball over. Harris thought things would be different with him under center.
"I thought I could change the trend," Harris said.
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A rising senior from Bossier City, Harris announced Feb. 13 that he planned to transfer, ending the once highly touted prospect's tenure at the school without reaching those lofty expectation levels.
He has one year of eligibility remaining.
Harris, considered a top-5 dual-threat quarterback in the 2014 signing class, started 15 games during his career in Baton Rouge and served as the Tigers' starting quarterback for the 2015 season. He lost his job to Purdue transfer Danny Etling in Game 2 last season.
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"It was a dream come true ... being the starting quarterback at a flagship school like LSU," Harris said. "Unfortunate it didn't work out ... thankful for the opportunity."