N'Keal Harry

Arizona State
WR
WO23

Prospect Info

College
Arizona State
Hometown
Class
Chandler, AZ
Junior
Height
Weight
Arms
6' 2"
228 lbs
33”
Hands
9 1/2”

Prospect Grade

5.87
Chance to Become NFL Starter
How We Grade
40 Yard Dash
4.53
Seconds
 
Bench Press
27
Reps
 
Vertical Jump
38.5
INCHES
 
Broad Jump
122.0
INCHES
 
3 Cone Drill
--
Seconds
 
20 Yd Shuttle
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Seconds
 
60 Yd Shuttle
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Seconds
 

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Harry is a native of the island of Saint Vincent, moving to Arizona with his grandmother when he was very young. It was a national story when he returned to the Caribbean nation for the first time since coming to the United States to see his mother and sister in December 2017. It was a story because Harry had shown himself a future pro during his first two years with the Sun Devils. The top 20 overall high school recruit (2,715 yards, 25 touchdowns in his two years at Chandler High School) became ASU's go-to weapon as a true freshman, starting all 12 games and leading all freshman nationally with 58 receptions (659 yards, five TD). Harry was a first-team All-Pac-12 choice as a sophomore, leading the conference with 87 receiving yards per game (82-1,142, eight TD) as a 13-game starter. He was a first-team all-conference pick as a junior, as well, covering 1,088 yards and scoring nine times on 73 receptions (14.9 average) in 12 games. He chose not to participate in the team's bowl game to prepare for the NFL Draft. Harry and Washington cornerback Byron Murphy have been friends since they both attended Marcos de Niza High School as sophomores.
By Lance Zierlein
NFL Analyst
Draft Projection
Rounds 1-2
NFL Comparison
Allen Robinson
Overview
Back-shoulder boss who thrives with contested catch opportunities outside the numbers but lacks explosive traits. Harry's ability to body-up opponents and win with ball skills is undeniable, but his inability to find a threatening top gear or shake loose from tight man coverage must be accounted for within his new employer's scheme. His experience playing inside should help and teams will love his impact as a run-blocker. His competitiveness and ability to come down with the ball could make him a productive member of wide receiver trio in short order.
Strengths
  • Highly competitive at everything he does
  • Consistently productive over three seasons
  • Fearless play demeanor with alpha swagger
  • Uses hands to swat coverage jam and release from press
  • Big, presentable target on slants and in zone work
  • Leverages and stems his way to open catch space
  • Plays with patience and poise to win combat catches
  • Strong hands and well-respected ball skills
  • Outworks opponents to carve out work space in tight quarters
  • Wins jump balls with well-timed leaps and frame to shield the finish
  • Stiff-arm getaways after the catch
  • Junkyard dog who is willing to scrap as a blocker
  • Can clinch and manhandle finesse corners in space
Weaknesses
  • Feet not quick enough in stutter-release vs
  • press
  • Tends to wear tight, press coverage for much of the route
  • Downhill speed fails to threaten most cornerbacks
  • NFL corners likely to squat on and squeeze his breaks and turns
  • Too upright slowing his route breaks
  • Suffered from a few focus drops headed into traffic
  • Needs better urgency getting up the field after catch
  • Below-average stop-start quickness to elude and accelerate
  • Wasn't a major factor in red zone
Sources Tell Us

"All this talk about (his lack of) separation is overdone. In the league, nobody gets that much separation anyway. You have to know how to use your body and route leverage and you need strong hands. From what I've seen of him, he does all that stuff well." -- Wide receivers coach with AFC team

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GRADE
9.00-10
Once-in-lifetime player
8.00-8.99
Perennial All-Pro
7.50-7.99
Future All-Pro
7.00-7.49
Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.50-6.99
Chance to become Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.00-6.49
Should become instant starter
5.50-5.99
Chance to become NFL starter
5.20-5.49
NFL backup or special teams potential
5.01-5.19
Better-than-average chance to make NFL roster
5.00
50-50 Chance to make NFL roster
4.75-4.99
Should be in an NFL training camp
4.50-4.74
Chance to be in an NFL training camp
NO GRADE
Likely needs time in developmental league