Biography: Junior college transfer who started at left tackle for Nebraska last season.
Positives: Large, wide-bodied blocker who is best in a small area. Sets with a wide base, works to stays square and keeps the defender in front of him. Strong, jolts opponents with good hand punch and large enough to engulf defenders completely. Quickly sets up off the snap, keeps his feet moving and keeps his head on a swivel.
Negatives: Not a natural knee bender. Lacks footwork in space. Does not correctly place hands into defenders. Rumbles around the field. Lacks agility and struggles to finish blocks.
Analysis: Hardick did a solid job his two seasons at Nebraska and has the body type to be a guard in the NFL. However, he must polish his game and improve his fundamentals to have any chance of sticking on an NFL roster.
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