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Niko Harrell 19

Niko  Harrell


Rabun Gap, Ga.

High School:
Rabun Gap Nacoochee HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180



Two-sport athlete made move to football in 2017 after running track for Baylor as freshman.

2017 (Sophomore): Did not see action.

2017 (Freshman - Track): Participated in three indoor meets and six outdoor meets while competing in 400-meter dash, 400-meter relay, 400-meter hurdles and distance medley relay ... Posted indoor season-best time (49.21) and finish (14th place) in 400-meter dash at Rod McCravy Memorial ... Helped Baylor notch time of 3:13.99 and finish seventh in indoor 4x400-meter relay at Charlie Thomas Invitational ... Finished sixth with 48.57 outdoor 400-meter dash time at TCU Invitational ... Registered outdoor season-best finish (fifth) in 400-meter hurdles with time of 53.50 at Baylor Invitational ... Had outdoor season-best 400-meter hurdle time (53.41) at Big 12 Championships for 11th place finish ... Helped Baylor run outdoor time of 3:11.32 for second place finish in 4x400-meter relay at TCU Invitational ... Helped Baylor post outdoor time of 9:57.22 for third place finish in distance medley relay at Texas Relays.

High School: Three-sport athlete at Rabun Gap Nacoochee School in Rabun Gap, Ga. ... Competed just one season in track and field for head coach Amila Williams ... Won North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association state title in 300-meter hurdles in 2016 ... Finished second in triple jump ... Set state record in hurdle event with time of 37.95 ... Played three years at wide receiver for Eagle football squad, earning all-state honors in 2015 and 2016 ... Caught 110 passes for 1840 yards with 34 total touchdowns in career for head coach Dale Earnhardt ... Played one season of basketball as well at Rabun Gap for head coach Roger Cox.

Personal: Son of Riley and Nika Harrell ... National Honor Society member ... Majoring in biochemistry.


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