Prospect Profile: Noah Herron

Noah Herron School: Northwestern
Ht: 5-11 Wt: 224 40: 4.74 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Moved into the starting lineup as a senior, leading the team in rushing with 274/1,381/5 on the ground and 36/351/1 as a pass catcher. Shared the ball with Jason Wright as a junior, yet still posted 739 yards rushing with five scores.

Positives: Good-sized ball carrier with solid running intangibles. Keeps driving forward displaying strength in his lower body and a punishing runner between tackle who picks up yardage off initial contact. Works to finish runs and always giving top effort. Also patient, waits for blocks to develop and immediately finds the running lanes. Solid receiver out of the backfield, extending his hands to catch the ball away from his frame.

Negatives: Lacks speed and agility around the corner. Not an elusive runner who can immediately change direction or make defenders miss. Must pick all aspects of his blocking.

Analysis: An offensive threat as a ball carrier or pass catcher, Herron's ultimate NFL position could be at fullback. Has potential as a triple threat player, yet must quickly improve all of his blocking skills as well as intensity.

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