Andre Hardy
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Andre Hardy
Andre Hardy
No. 47
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1961-11-28) November 28, 1961 (age 59)
San Diego, California
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:233 lb (106 kg)
Career information
College:Saint Mary's College of California
NFL Draft:1984 / Round: 5 / Pick: 116
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 1987
Rushing yards:94
Rushing touchdowns:0
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Andre Elton Hardy (born November 28, 1961) is a retired American football running back who played in the National Football League. He played for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1984, the Seattle Seahawks in 1985, and the San Francisco 49ers in 1987. He was drafted by the Eagles in the fifth round of the 1984 NFL Draft. He played college football at Weber State and St. Mary's.

College career

Hardy played college football at St. Mary's and Weber State.[1]

Professional career

Philadelphia Eagles

Hardy was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fifth round (116th overall) of the 1984 NFL Draft.[1] He played in six games for the Eagles during the 1984 season.[2] He had 14 rushes for 41 yards and two receptions for 22 yards. He was released on September 4, 1985, after the Eagles acquired Earnest Jackson from the San Diego Chargers.[1]

First stint with Seahawks

On October 9, 1985, Hardy was signed by the Seattle Seahawks.[1] He was released on November 6 after playing in three games for the Seahawks.[2][3]

San Francisco 49ers

Hardy signed with the San Francisco 49ers in 1987.

Second stint with Seahawks

Hardy was traded by the 49ers to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for future draft picks on October 7, 1987.[3][4] He was re-signed on May 12, 1988.[5] He was released on August 23, 1988.[6]

Personal life

Hardy's son Andre Hardy Jr. signed as an undrafted free agent tight end with the Oakland Raiders attempting to play football after playing college basketball.[7]


  1. ^ a b c d "Seattle signs Hardy". Rome News-Tribune. October 10, 1985. Retrieved .
  2. ^ a b "Williams signed; Hardy released". Spokane Chronicle. November 7, 1985. Retrieved .
  3. ^ a b "All Seahawk regulars still out". Ellensburg Daily Record. October 8, 1987. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "'Hawks must run to beat Cincinnati". Ellensburg Daily Record. October 9, 1987. Archived from the original on July 11, 2012. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Transactions". New York Times. May 13, 1988. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Transactions". New York Times. August 24, 1988. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Raiders Sign TE Andre Hardy". April 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012.

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