Biography: Two-year starter awarded all-conference honors since his junior season. Senior totals included 71 tackles/17 tackles loss/6 sacks after he had 46/14/5 the prior year.
Positives: High-motor college defensive lineman with limited upside. Breaks down well, plays with good knee bend and fires off the snap with a terrific first step. Plays with good quickness, works his hands throughout the action and shows a closing burst to the play. Moves well laterally, getting down the line of scrimmage to make plays. Smart yet competitive and works hard until the whistle blows.
Negatives: Struggles getting off blocks at the point of attack. More of a first-step lineman who must beat opponents off the ball to make plays. Can be a liability defending the run.
Analysis: Harrell grades high in the areas of competitiveness, hustle and football instincts, but he lacks the physical skills to make an impact at the next level. His movement skills could help him catch on as a backup three-technique lineman.
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