With their second compensatory pick in the fourth round, the Steelers added a day one talent in University of Miami's Orien Harris. He's also the first Cane' drafted by us since Leon Searcy in 1992.
Orien Harris School: Miami-Fl Pos: DT
Ht: 6-3.5 Wt: 301 40: 5.27 Year: 5Sr
Bio: Three-year starter and previous All-Conference selection who totaled 37/10/3.5 as a senior after 39/12/1.5 the prior year.
Pos: Athletic lineman plagued with inconsistent play. Gets leverage on opponents, explosive off the snap and fluid changing direction. Makes plays down the line of scrimmage, is rarely off his feet and possesses a short burst of speed. Flashes hand technique, power and wedges between blocks.
Neg: Does not consistently play with a sense of urgency. Lacks bulk, slow shedding blocks and cannot hold the point against double teams.
Analysis: A vocal leader known as a team guy, Harris has starting potential at the next level if he produces on a consistent basis.