Najee Harris

RB, Alabama

  • Conf SEC - West
  • Jersey #22
  • Class Senior
  • HT 6'2"
  • DOB 03/09/1998
  • WT 230 lbs


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    Harris is a versatile threat that was a rare case of a backfield rusher who played all four seasons in Tuscaloosa. A tall and upright runner, Harris is a blend of power, determination, and versatility as both a between-the-tackles runner and perimeter rushing threat. A comfortable pass-catcher out of the backfield, he’s made strides in his pass-catching ability every season. A running back that can have passing concepts designed around his abilities, he can routinely put second-level defenders in a bind with schemed patterns to attack coverage. A runner that always seems to fall forward when taking on contact, he’s a highly determined and physical rusher who forces defenders to tackle him to the ground through the echo of the whistle. Harris isn’t a running back who contains multiple gears, as he’s a flat-footed runner that paces his way through defenses. Another key attribute on his resume is his ability to finish drives with touchdowns. Few match Harris’ will and "want to" with getting into the endzone, as he led the country in scores in that area last season.

    Ideal RoleFeatured top option running back.

    Scheme FitMultiple scheme fit in both man/gap/power and zone-based blocking scheme.

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