Mecole Hardman

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Mecole Hardman
No. 17 – Kansas City Chiefs
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1998-03-12) March 12, 1998 (age 21)
Bowman, Georgia
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:183 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school:Elbert County
(Elberton, Georgia)
College:Georgia
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 2 / Pick: 56
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× All-SEC Second Team (2017, 2018)
  • USA Today All-American (2015)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Carey Mecole Hardman (born March 12, 1998) is an American football wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Georgia.

Early years[edit]

Hardman attended Elbert County High School in Elbert County, Georgia. A five star recruit, he committed to the University of Georgia to play college football.[1]

College career[edit]

Hardman played at Georgia from 2016 to 2018.[2] During his career, he had 60 receptions for 961 yards and 11 touchdowns. As a return specialist, he had 39 punt returns for 592 yards and a touchdown and 35 kick returns for 875 yards.[3] After his junior season, he decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2019 NFL Draft.[4]

College Statistics[edit]

Year School Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
G Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
2016 Georgia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Georgia 15 25 418 16.7 4 8 61 7.6 2 33 479 14.5 6
2018 Georgia 14 35 543 15.5 7 5 36 7.2 0 40 579 14.5 7
Career 33 60 961 16.0 11 13 97 7.5 2 73 1058 14.5 13

Professional career[edit]

Hardman was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2nd round (56th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mecole Hardman, a five-star ATH, announces his commitment to Georgia over Ohio State, others
  2. ^ Georgia taking a look at utilizing Mecole Hardman’s speed at wide receiver
  3. ^ NFL combine invitee: Mecole Hardman, WR, Georgia (Elbert County)
  4. ^ Georgia's Riley Ridley, Mecole Hardman, Isaac Nauta, Elijah Holyfield to enter NFL draft
  5. ^ Bergman, Jeremy (April 26, 2019). "Chiefs select speedy WR Hardman amid Hill questions". NFL.com. Retrieved April 26, 2019.

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