By: Chip Turner
There’s not much left to say about Najee Harris; he’s going to be one of the first two backs drafted at the end of April. There are plenty of highlights to peruse displaying his power and athleticism, but the one that I keep coming back to is his run against Missouri this past year. Safety Martez Manuel latched onto Harris’s leg and refused to let go. Undeterred, Harris continued forward on one leg while Manuel was dragged behind him like a tin can tied to the back of a tractor trailer. Harris hopped for another 7 yards before finally hitting the turf.
Martez Manuel weighs 200 pounds.
Harris is elusive, hyper-athletic, and an excellent receiver. His balance and vision are phenomenal, and he has everything one could hope for with the exception of top-end speed. Senior Bowl week has revealed two more things about Najee Harris: First, he’s almost entirely composed of quadriceps. Second, the Miami Dolphins seem to have a keen interest in his