Connor Harris – 2017 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Connor Harris

ILB

Basics:

Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
ILB Lindenwood 16 SR

Measurements (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
5'11 241 4.65 5'11 242 30 1/8 9 3/8

Combine Results (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle
4.73 33 9'6 18 7.13 4.31

Overview:

Harris had an amazing career at Lindenwood, where he played in 48 career games, had 633 tackles, 34.0 for loss, 8.5 sacks, along with 6 interceptions, and 14 pass breakups, proving to be a pure play maker on defense. He creates havoc on defense, he is very relentless when going after the ball carrier, he always wraps up on tackle attempts, and he is a sure fire tackler. He is also a hard hitter, he is good in coverage, he gets good pressure on the quarterback, and he is a good pass rusher. He is also a tough nosed player. He is a bit undersized, and he does not have elite linebacker speed, but that does not hurt his game at all. With that said, I view Harris as a late day 2, to early day 3 pick, where he will be a key part of the linebacking core for whoever picks him.

Strengths:

Tackling machine

Had a good amount of INTs(6)

Did a great job of breaking up passes

Very experienced

A defensive play maker

Creates havoc on defense

Very relentless when going after the ball carrier

Always wraps up on tackles attempts

Sure fire tackler

A hard hitter

Good in coverage

Has a non stop motor

Is in on every play

Does not give up on many plays

Gets good pressure on the QB

Is a good pass rusher

Had good sack numbers

A tough nosed player

Did a great job of getting to the QB and backs down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss

Weaknesses:

A little undersized

Does not have elite speed but that does not hurt his game

Career Stats:

Games Played: 48

Tackles: 633

Tackles For Loss: 34.0

Sacks: 8.5

Interceptions: 6

Pass Breakups: 14