InstantScouting Elite Class Interview Questions- Mister Harriel, DB, Sacramento State University

February 10, 2019

Harriel led the team in tackles with a career high 87 stops. The hard-hitting safety had 5.0 TFLs, including a pair of sacks. He also did his part in pass coverage, recording three interceptions and a pair of pass breakups. The Antelope HS graduate had at least three tackles in every game and finished with 10 or more in three contests, including 11 in the Causeway Classic victory over UC Davis.

What is your name?

Mister Harriel (pronounced hare-  ree- ull)

What college do you attend?

Sacramento State

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1” 200

What is your position?


Where are you from?


What were you looking to get out of your collegiate football experience?

Learn, brotherhood with teammates, and make a push for the NFL

Who is the best player you competed against in college?

Keelan Doss

What separates you from other players at your position?

Played multiple positions both sides of the ball, frosh-RB, soph-WR/Safety, junior-Safety

List 3 things you feel you need in order to be successful in football?

God, mental toughness, and support and confidence

Which pro football player would you compare yourself to? And why?

Tyran Mathieu, Ed Reed-ball-hawk type of player, not afraid to hit you (Physical)

What is your biggest strength?

Football instincts

What do you feel you need to improve on the most?

Strength, be able to take on and shed blocks

Outside of football, what has been your most memorable college experience?

Getting to know a kid named Cody (diagnosed with cancer) with him before cancer and after cancer and his passing

If you can play alongside any athlete in the NFL, past or present, who would it be and why?

Deion Sanders-great player, great athlete, came to play everyday, fun guy, made it look so easy because he was having fun

Who is your biggest inspiration? And why?

Dad-played professional basketball overseas in France, he put his career on hold (ended up ultimately sacrificing his career) to help out his kids back in the States

What is your definition of success?

Life-being able to accomplish your goals and dreams

Football-same as definition given in life and leave your legacy as well-people remember you for your good, not your bad

What interesting fact would you want the world to know about you?

Was offered basketball scholarship to play at Sacramento State prior to committing to football