Mecole Hardman Scouting Report

STRENGTHS: Mecole Hardman is one of the players in this draft, that when you put on the tape, his speed and acceleration jumps out to you…Hardman is truly electrifying with the ball in his hands…Hardman gained ground on the opposing defensive back with ease, and in many times, would blow right past them…fluid hips transitions in different directions with ease…incredibly shifty in the open field…Hardman’s double moves are exquisite…Hardman is a plus ball carrier who can be used on screens, jet sweeps, and as a returner…

WEAKNESSES: The most glaring weakness for Mecole Hardman is his lack of size and physicality…at just 185 lbs. you have to wonder how much of an impact he can have at the NFL level…potential durability concerns could derail his explosivesness…he will never be a big asset in run blocking due to his stature…

COMP: Tarik Cohen

OVERALL: Mecole Hardman and Parris Campbell are very similar prospects…both are unique, gifted athletes who can be utilized as weapons at the NFL level, but both have a long way to go to become a legit WR option…Hardman was not asked to run a diverse passing tree while at Georgia…Mecole Hardman is going to show off as we move through draft season…a gadget player to begin his career, Mecole Hardman has the traits to become more…I love a forward thinking offensive minded coach selecting Mecole Hardman in the 3rd-4th round range of the 2019 NFL Draft.

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