|National Football League Draft Profile - Derek Hardman |
|School||Eastern Kentucky |
|High School||Roane County (Spencer, West Virginia)|
|2009 AFCA All-American...Two-time First-Team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...Started all 46 games in college career, a sign of his durability...An accomplished pass blocker who gets out of his stance quickly, moves his feet well and understands how to use his arms/hands to keep a rusher in check...Relies on brute strength and a quick strike when run blocking...Didn't trap or pull much at FCS Eastern Kentucky, enabling Hardman to concentrate on the man lined up directly in front of him...Plays with a non-stop motor and has the desire to improve...A smart player who will have no trouble ingesting an NFL playbook...Biggest knock is that he has yet to prove himself against top-flight competition.|
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