Andre Hardy
No. 47     
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1961-11-28) November 28, 1961 (age 58)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 233 lb (106 kg)
Career information
College: St. Mary's
Weber State
NFL Draft: 1984 / Round: 5 / Pick: 116
Debuted in 1984 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Last played in 1987 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history
* Philadelphia Eagles ( 1984)
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1987
Rushing yards     94
Average     3.6
Rushing touchdowns     0
Stats at
Stats at

Andre Elton Hardy (born November 28, 1961 in San Diego, California) is a former American football running back who played for three seasons 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 careerEdit

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

Professional careerEdit

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

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 SeahawksEdit

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 49ersEdit

Hardy signed with the San Francisco 49ers in 1987.

Second stint with SeahawksEdit

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]


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


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