Steve Hardin (Canadian football)

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Steve Hardin
No. 66, 61
Born: (1971-12-30) December 30, 1971 (age 47)
Bellevue, Washington
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL statusInternational
Position(s)G
Height6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight330 lb (150 kg)
CollegeOregon
Career history
As player
1996Rhein Fire
1996Indianapolis Colts
19982002BC Lions
CFL West All-Star2002
Awards2003 - Tom Pate Memorial Award
Honours2000 - Grey Cup champion

Steve Hardin (born December 30, 1971) was a linebacker in the Canadian Football League, playing 5 seasons with the BC Lions.[1]

A graduate of University of Oregon,[2] Hardin played in the WLAF with the Rhein Fire in 1996, and used this as a springboard to get a chance with the NFL's Indianapolis Colts (he played one game for them in 1996.)[3] He signed with the Leos in 1998 and won the Grey Cup with them in 2000 and was an all-star in 2002. Hardin's 2003 season and career was cut short as a pre-season injury forced him to miss the entire season. Regardless, he put his time and energy to good use and won the prestigious Tom Pate Memorial Award for community service in 2003. He played 78 games for the Lions.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 BC Lions Media Guide
  2. ^ Ducks Who Have Played in the Pros Archived 2011-07-09 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ World League players making impact in NFL
  4. ^ 2009 BC Lions Media Guide