2013 — Earned academic all-conference honorable mention acclaim as a first-year starter while finishing the year as Oregon’s sixth-leading tackler (65) . . . Opening all 13 games, was credited with five or more tackles in five of his last seven appearances of the season . . . Included was a single-game high nine tackles (2 unassisted) at Stanford, where he also returned a blocked field goal 65 yards for a touchdown . . . The previous week, he registered eight tackles (season-high six unassisted) in a win over UCLA while running 66 yards on a fake punt to set up a tying score against the Bruins . . . Ranked third in the Pac-12 with three fumble recoveries, including picking up a loose ball against California to accompany his six tackles . . . Also recovered fumbles vs. Tennessee and Washington State in addition to forcing a mishandled football against UCLA . . . Finished with four tackles, an interception and a pass breakup at Virginia . . . Won the team’s Bob Officer Award for playing through physical adversity despite taking the most snaps among the linebacking corps in three appearances . . . Took part in 70 or more plays in each of Oregon’s final four regular-seasons appearances . . . Was credited with six tackles and a forced fumble in the 2014 Spring Game.
2012 — Appeared in nine games, including 42 snaps in season opener vs. Arkansas State … Nine of 11 tackles were unassisted and included one stop for a loss of 1 yard at USC . . . Credited with a season-high four tackles (all solo) against Tennessee Tech and added two stops vs. Arkansas State (along with a quarterback hurry) and Oregon State . . . Made one unassisted tackle in the Fiesta Bowl win over Kansas State.
2011 — Appeared in four games as a true freshman … Career-high four tackles in victory vs. Arizona State … One solo tackle in win at Arizona … Had three solo stops, including two tackles for loss, totaling a 3-yard loss in collegiate debut vs. Missouri State ... injured after the fourth game of the season and was granted a medical redshirt.
BEFORE OREGON — Helped Colton High School to a CIF Southern Section championship in 2010 … Played tight end in addition to outside linebacker for the Yellowjackets … A three-star recruit according to Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com … Considered the No. 35 OLB prospect in the country by Scout.com … Saw his statistical production explode as a senior with 41 catches for 808 yards and 10 touchdowns on offense to go with 98 total tackles (69 solo), six sacks, two interceptions, seven pass deflections, four forced fumbles and a pair of fumble recoveries on defense … A 2010 All-San Andreas League first-team linebacker … Named to the All-Southern Section defensive first team … Selected to the all-state second team at linebacker … A preseason All-Sun League first-team at tight end … As a junior, recorded 35 total tackles (25 solo), one sack and three forced fumbles while accumulating six catches for 146 yards and two touchdowns … Tallied 71 total tackles (43 solo), five sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries during sophomore campaign.
PERSONAL — Parents: Rodney Hardrick and Theresa Miller Family: Two brothers, two sisters. High School (Coach): Colton High (Nick Bray) 2011. Major: General Social Science.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Pac-12 Academic All-Conference Honorable Mention
Bob Officer Award (Team Award)
HARDRICK’S CAREER BESTS
Tackles: 10, Arizona, 10/2/14
Tackles for loss: 2, Missouri State, 09/17/11 (3 yards)
Sacks: 1, Arizona, 10/2/14
Fumbles forced: 1, UCLA, 10/26/13
Fumbles recovered: 1, Tennessee, 09/14/13 ; Cal, 09/28/13 ; Washington St., 10/19/13
Interceptions: 1, at Virginia, 09/07/13
Pass breakups: 1, at Virginia, 09/07/13 ; Cal, 09/28/13 ; at Colorado, 10/05/13
Points scored: 6, at Stanford, 11/07/13
Touchdowns: 1, at Stanford, 11/07/13
Rush attempts: 1, UCLA, 10/26/13
Rush yards: 66, UCLA, 10/26/13 (1 carry)
Long rush: 66, UCLA, 10/26/13