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Frosh Harris will report to Oregon on time

Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller

Oregon signee Cliff Harris, a ESPNU 150 cornerback out of Fresno, pleaded no contest Wednesday to obstructing a police officer in the line of duty -- a misdemeanor -- and was sentenced to one year of probation and fined $300, according to the Fresno Bee.

Harris said in the story he will report to Oregon on Aug. 9, though preseason camp begins on Aug. 7. (He may have misspoke).

Harris, 18, was pepper sprayed and arrested on April 22 after trying to help his younger brother, who was in a scuffle with police. Harris' brother, a minor who was also arrested, had become agitated when a police officer insisted he take off his red cap, which apparently violated the Edison High School dress code, according to the newspaper.

Oregon needs to replace two members of its secondary, including cornerback Jairus Byrd, so Harris is a candidate to earn early playing time. He's also a dangerous return man on special teams.