#4 Eilar Hardy
HARDY[apos]S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 8, BYU, Nov 23, 2013 (4-4)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, Navy, Nov 2, 2013 (1-0)
JUNIOR SEASON (2013): Played in 10 games, making starts at safety against both Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) and BYU (Nov. 23) … recorded 26 tackles, including 14 solos … contributed one tackle for loss … his two starts accounted for 15 of his 26 tackles on the year … made a career-high eight tackles against BYU … tackled seven Panthers at Pittsburgh … recorded four tackles, including his first career TFL, against Navy (Nov. 2) … posted a pair of solo stops at Air Force (Oct. 26) … turned in a three-tackle day against USC (Oct. 19) … shared on his first collegiate tackle at Michigan (Sept. 7).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Did not see any action during the season.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Did not see any action during the season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: First-team Associated Press Ohio Division I all-state pick as a defensive back for 2010 … first-team defensive back on Columbus Dispatch all-metro team … first-team defensive back on Associated Press Ohio Central All-District squad … rated 209th on Rivals.com list of top 250 players nationally … four-year starter at safety for Central High School in Pickerington, Ohio … made 63 tackles as a senior in 2010 to go with five tackles for loss and six passes broken up … intercepted four passes as a senior and returned one for a score … also played at running back … helped Pickerington Central to 11-1 record mark as a senior, with only loss coming 13-6 to Hilliard Davidson in Ohio state playoffs, with Hilliard Davidson becoming first team in nine games to score 10 or more points against Central defense … rushed for 60 yards vs. Grove City … scored on 70-yard punt return vs. Lancaster in win that also included 55-rushing yards and eight tackles … scored on 37-yard rushing play and ran an interception back for a TD in first round of Ohio playoffs vs. Troy … helped Central record six shutout wins in 2010 … ran opening kickoff back 98 yards and later scored on 26-yard run in playoff win over Westerville South that also included six tackles on defense … made 75 tackles, three interceptions and forced three fumbles as a junior in 2009 … second-team defensive back on Associated Press Ohio All-Central District squad as junior in 2009 … played cornerback in Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Myrtle Beach, S.C., playing along with future Irish classmate Jarrett Grace … brother, Eisen, made 61 tackles and seven pass breakups as senior defensive back at Ohio Dominican in 2012 … brother, Terrance Brown, played wide receiver at Michigan State in 1998-2001 … played for coach Jay Sharrett at Pickerington Central High School … son of Bill and Tina Hardy … enrolled in College of Arts and Letters, majoring in sociology.
Eilar Hardy[apos]s Career Statistics