FOXBORO — Patriots first-round pick N’Keal Harry was formally introduced to the media on Thursday after being selected No. 32 overall in last months draft.
Owner Robert Kraft spoke first and noted how impressed the organization was with his background.
“The most exciting part of the year for me always starts with draft weekend,” he said. “It’s the beginning of an exciting new year.
Our family is privileged to have this experience 26 times. This young man here has a beautiful smile.
The first player from St. Vincent [and the Grenadines] in the NFL. We’re so impressed with his background and there are a lot of nice things coming from Arizona State, but the most important thing to me is N’Keal’s last name.
It’s my dad of blessed memory and first grandson [go] by the name of Harry.
“I know good things are going to come from Harry.”
Harry had a tremendous career at Arizona State. In his three years at the school, he totaled 213 receptions for 2,889 yards and 22 touchdowns.