Jay Harris, a standout wide receiver who received a scholarship to play football at Michigan State University, has decided to pursue a rap career instead.

Harris’ YouTube videos garnered over 50,000 hits and he’s already slated to release a mixtape:


[Harris] is ranked by ESPN as the state’s 17th ranked senior and second-best wideout. Harris scored 13 touchdowns last season on 54 catches for 792 yards.


“I’ve been thinking about doing this for a couple of years now,” said Harris, who perfoms [sic] under the name Jay DatBull.


His first single “DatBull 4 Life,” was uploaded to YouTube in late April and has surpassed 50,000 views.


Harris said he made his decision to forego football about a week before the video debuted. He knew people would watch it, Harris said, but not that many in such a short time.


A mixtape is slated for a June 1 release and Harris said he plans to work with a professional producer this summer.


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Indeed, football is a dangerous sport that causes devastating injuries. And perhaps his heart is just not in it.

Still, should Harris have declined the opportunity to go to college virtually for free to pursue a career in rap?

Regardless, best of luck to Jay Harris as he follows his passion. Here’s hoping he doesn’t regret his decision!

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