|Height / Weight:|
6-4 / 305
Unit features five starters, eight letterwinners back from year ago
Vanderbilt 47, Austin Peay 7
Teams don shoulder pads during third preseason workout on campus
Vanderbilt at Western Kentucky (Sept. 24, 2016)
Injuries derailed Hardin's third year on campus... Penciled in to compete for playing time at center exiting spring drills, Hardin's campaign never got on track after suffering an early-season leg injury.
Hardin saw limited action as a redshirt freshman offensive line prospect, enjoying first career snaps at center in victory over Austin Peay.
Hardin did not see game action as a true freshman... Displayed solid blocking skills as a center-guard on offensive scout teams during fall practices.
Senior captain... Senior captain... Four-year starter and letterwinner on offensive line for Class 6A school in northwest Alabama... As senior tackle, earned sportswriters' first team All-State and All-Region OL honors helping 9-4 Falcons to state quarterfinals and best finish in program history... First freshman lineman to ever start on team's varsity squad... As senior left tackle, earned sportswriters' First Team All-State and All-Region OL honors helping 9-4 Falcons to state quarterfinals and best finish in program history... Participated in postseason Alabama-Mississippi All-State Game... Started at tackle as junior, helping Florence to 7-4 record and 6A playoffs... High academic achiever.
Coleman Lee Hardin... Undeclared Major... Born April 27, 1996... Son of Tony and Yana Hardin... Has one younger brother, Bryant... Dad is a banker; mom is a hair stylist... Wants to work toward business-related degree.