#2 Ranked Player in Mississippi
Name: Kendrick Hardy
School: Lawrence County
City: Monticello, MS
Vitals: 6' 0", 215, 4.5 (300 bench/430 squat)
Date of Birth: March 13, 1990
Primary Position: RB
Projected Position: RB
2007 Football Season: 2, 189 rushing yards and 29 TD's. Selected to play in the Army All-American game, 2nd Team All-State for all classifications by Clarion Ledger, District MVP, Dandy Dozen, and set the Lawrence County single season rushing record.
Why Top 40 in Football: "I just run the ball hard, real hard. I run it harder than the rest of the backs, and I also have the best offensive line in the state."
Main Colleges interested in Hardy: Ole Miss, MSU, USM, Alabama, Tulane, and Auburn
offers: Ole Miss, MSU, USM, Alabama, Tulane, and Auburn
Closest to offering next: LSU
Scouts at Spring practice: LSU, Ole Miss, Auburn, Alabama, USM, and MSU
Received phone calls from: Nutt and Nix (Ole Miss), Croom (MSU), and Saban (Alabama)
Spring/Summer Visits: MSU (Jr Day), Ole Miss (Jr Day/Spring Game), USM (Jr Day), Alabama,
Camps: Ole Miss (Sr Camp)
Kendrick's top schools: Ole Miss, Alabama, Auburn, MSU, and USM
Ole Miss : "I like the environment and coaches up there. I talk to Coach (Tyrone) Nix pretty much every week. They are recruiting me the hardest."
Alabama: "I have not been over there to talk to their coaches yet, but I did get to go to a game of theirs. They have a good environment at their games."
USM: "I like the coaches up there too."
MSU: "I like the coaches up there. They are recruiting me hard too."
Auburn: "I have not been over there either, but I talk to Coach Dunn a lot and he seems cool."
Tell us something nobody
else knows: "I am in the church choir. I am also an usher at the church."
If not Kendrick Hardy, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Clayton Moore
Game I'm most anticipating: Brookhaven
Favorite college team growing up: USM
Favorite college football player: Darren McFadden
Favorite pro team growing up: Tennessee Titans
Favorite pro football player: Ladainian Tomlinson
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Movie: Fast and Furious
Favorite Video: Maddon '08
In my CD Player: Gospel Music
Hype Song: None, concentrates on the game
Biggest Influences: Family
Biggest Fan: Kids in community
Biggest Fear: Knee injury
2nd Best Sport: Basketball
First thing if I sign pro contract: Give money to my church
Grades: 2.5 GPA / 18 ACT
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