Meet Toni Harris, The Woman Who Aspires To Be The First Female To Play In The NFL

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"At 5-foot-7 and 164-pounds, Harris played wide receiver, cornerback, and eventually free safety at Redford Union High School in Michigan before attending East Los Angeles College.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Harris, who is also a cancer survivor and a former homecoming queen, is now reportedly considering scholarship offers from Bethany College, Adams State University, Graceland University, and Kentucky Christian University, which would make her the first female to receive a college scholarship for football.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Playing football since the age of six, Harris told CBS News that playing football is her dream and she is going to “protect it at any cost”:","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“I love to prove people wrong … I was kicked off a team when I was younger because I was a girl. But once I got older and into high school, I mean, it still was hard but I just tried to pave my way through no matter what anybody said. It’s my dream and I’m gonna protect it at any cost,” she said.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"The Toyota commercial that features Harris, which premieres during the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 3, has already been uploaded to YouTube, so you can check it out below.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = 'While the Super Bowl is (obviously) known for being the biggest event in American sports, it is also known for the unrivaled marketing opportunity it presents, as 30-second commercials — that are seen by over a billion people — sell for millions upon millions of dollars.'; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname +; var base_url = '/2019/01/29/toni-harris-female-college-football-player-toyota-super-bowl-commercial/'; var next_gallery = '/2014/11/18/ugly-christmas-sweaters-photos-xmas-gifts/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "Meet Toni Harris, The Woman Who Aspires To Be The First Female To Play In The NFL"; var path = base_url