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FSU offensive lineman Bless Harris enters transfer portal

Injuries kept the OT from reaching his potential in garnet and gold.

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Florida State will be losing an offensive lineman, as redshirt senior Bless Harris announced he’ll be entering the transfer portal. Harris has one year of eligibility remaining after being granted another season due to injuries.

Harris transferred to FSU after two seasons at Lamar. He was injured during FSU’s win against Duquesne in 2022 and subsequently missed the rest of the season. He has again been hampered by injuries in 2023, preventing him from reaching his potential or any sort of consistency.

From Florida State Football:


Started season-opening 47-7 win vs. Duquesne at right tackle…Seminole Scholar…helped Seminoles record program’s first game with 400 rushing yards and 200 passing yards since 1995, one of two teams nationally to accomplish the feat in 2022 vs. Duquesne…missed rest of season due to injury.


Two-year contributor at Lamar…started five games at left tackle in spring 2021 season prior to injury…played in 10 games with two starts as redshirt freshman in fall 2019…helped block for Cardinal offense that ranked second in Southland Conference with average of 172.3 rushing yards per game…earned first-team all-district and all-metro honors his senior season at St. Augustine after leading Purple Knights to quarterfinal round of Division I state playoffs…ranked as 143rd overall prospect from Louisiana in Class of 2019…helped lead turnaround from two wins his sophomore season to 14 combined wins and two playoff appearances his final two years…helped St. Augustine advance to quarterfinal round of state playoffs his junior season…earned bachelor’s degree in general studies from Lamar.