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John Hardy

ILB
Position
6'3''
Height
215 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Fredericksburg, Va.
Hometown
James Monroe
High School

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played quarterback, linebacker and long snapper at James Monroe High School for head coach Richard Serbay … earned four letters in football and was a two-time captain … earned first-team All-Battlefield District at linebacker in 2019 … graduated from James Monroe with 202 career tackles, 24 tackles for loss, eight sacks and two interceptions … played in the VHSCA All-Star game … also earned first-team all-region honors and All-Nova honorable mention honors … named team defensive MVP … earned second-team All-Battlefield District as a junior in 2018 … also was a four-year letterwinner in baseball and four-time team captain … named an all-district short stop, DH and utility in 2017 and 2018 … three-time team MVP with a career .412 batting average … also lettered one in basketball, averaging 7.7 points per game and 7.2 rebounds per game … member of the National Honor Society … 2020 DECA vice president of community service … 2020 Fellowship of Christian Athletes executive recruiter … Beta Club member … led DECA to second place in community service project at the state leadership conference … co-chairmen of the Fredericksburg-Area St. Jude Teen Gala, a fundraiser that raised over $135,000 for the children of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis … passion for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital came from watching his late brother Josh fight cancer from an early age, utilizing their hospital in Memphis … son of Aimee and Todd Hardy … has three brothers, Joe, Josh and Jude … father, Todd, played football at Bucknell from 1990-94 … mother, Aimee, ran cross country and Radford from 1990-94.