BIOGRAPHY: Started eight games as a senior and posted career-high numbers of 41/635/5. Junior-year totals included 21/324/1 when he started two games.
POSITIVES: Strong possession wide out with reliable hands. Works hard to get open, uses his frame to shield away defenders, and adjusts to the errant throw. Looks the pass in. Possesses a straight-line burst of speed, displays a sense of timing, and makes the difficult over-the-shoulder reception downfield. Physically defeats defenders and takes the big hit while holding onto the pass. Fearless and will extend or expose himself in a crowd to make the catch.
NEGATIVES: Marginal downfield blocker. Lacks the second gear and the ability to beat defenders in a foot race.
ANALYSIS: Harper has been a solid pass-catcher in Virginia Tech.s four-receiver rotation the past three years. He does not possess top playing speed, yet he has enough talent to make it as a fifth wideout.