Will contend for playing time at fullback in 2000...1999:
Participated in nine games, primarily on special teams...moved from linebacker to fullback during the preseason...HIGH SCHOOL:
Three-year starter for Coach Phillip Lolley at North Jackson High School... a versatile athlete who played quarterback, tailback, fullback, linebacker and safety in high school...Second-Team All-South and Alabama Blue Chip selection by The Forrest Davis Football Recruiting Annual...Alabama Top Prospect selection by Jeff Whitaker's Deep South Football Recruiting Guide...Birmingham News Super Senior...No. 3 on Birmingham Post-Herald's "10 Most Wanted" List... Chattanooga Free Press Tri-State MVP...Member of Pepsi Super Dozen Team...Two-time All-State ...All-Area MVP on defense as a senior...Three-time All-County and All-Region honoree...had 181 carries for 1,001 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior...also had nine receptions for 166 yards and completed two of four passes for 25 yards...had five kickoff returns for 108 yards and five punt returns for 101 yards and a touchdown...had 79 tackles on defense ... posted two interceptions for 35 yards...also had two fumble recoveries...rushed for more than 1,100 yards as a junior...had 68 tackles and three interceptions as a junior ...also had four fumble recoveries...posted career -high 148 tackles (including 66 solos) as a sophomore... also had three interceptions and three fumble recoveries ...played final two games of his freshman year on the varsity team after being moved up from the JV squad... finished his career with 296 tackles...PERSONAL:
Born Jan. 9, 1979...son of Teresa Hardrick ...a criminal justice major ...named to UAB Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll for the spring 2000 quarter.