2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Cam Hart

Notre Dame CB Cam Hart

The NFL Draft will begin on April 25, 2024. We take a look at Notre Dame cornerback Cam Hart, who is coming off a fantastic Senior Bowl and Scouting Combine performance with pro days and draft day quickly approaching.

Hart was rated a four-star recruit by ESPN and a three-star recruit by 247 Sports coming out of high school. He eventually committed to Notre Dame over schools like Kentucky, North Carolina, Penn State, and others.

The lockdown corner appeared in 43 games (almost 2,000 snaps) over the course of his career, totaling 87 tackles (58 solo), 17 pass breakups, 10 tackles for loss, two interceptions, and one sack. Along the way, he allowed an elite quarterback rating of 62.1.

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Cam Hart, Cornerback, Notre Dame

Name: Cam Hart
Jersey: No. 5
Position: Cornerback
School: Notre Dame
Class: Redshirt Senior
Height: 6-foot-3
Weight: 202 lbs.


40-Yard Dash: 4.50
Arm Length: 33″
Hand Size: 9.375
Vertical: 39.5″

Awards: Team Captain (2023), The Athletic Freaks List – No. 32 (2023)

Games Watched: Clemson (2022), Stanford (2022), Navy (2023), Ohio State (2023), USC (2023)
Major Injury History: Torn Labrum (2022)

Cam Hart’s Strengths

Strong solid frame with very good athleticism, flexibility, and length. Has a smooth and controlled backpedal with very good fluidity. Showcases good balance, quick footwork, and hip transitions. Physical at the LOS, displaying strong hands and hand fighting. Very good read and react ability. He’s instinctive and adept at reading routes and anticipating throws while being strong in zone coverage. Doesn’t get beat often and that’s due to his impressive recovery speed. Excellent in run support, sheds defenders, and blocks really well. Very good open-field tackler who can be trusted on the backend.


Cam Hart’s Weaknesses

High pad level at times. Tends to come up at the stem of a route (slower transitions). Penalties could be an issue.


Hart is a versatile corner and will succeed in both man and zone coverage. He has the diagnostic skillset to get some looks at the safety position. His athleticism, fluidness, and physicality can catapult him into being a premier perimeter defender at the next level. He is very good in man coverage where he can mirror almost any route due to his body positioning while staying in the hip pocket on breaks. He’s also very good in zone coverage, showcasing his lateral agility and recognition skills. A strong and willing tackler, Hart is also an effective blitzer who could be put into the box.


Overall, Hart has the ability to match any receiver on the field, including tight ends, with his athleticism, being a well-rounded corner who displays outstanding footwork, fluidity, vision, and variety in coverage skills.

Pro Comparison: Nnamdi Asomugha
Draft Projection: Third Round
Grade: Second Round

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