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    Justin Hardee
    19 Justin Hardee

    Cleveland, Ohio

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 195




    Blue Holds On for 35-28 Win Over Orange

    Blue Capitalizes on 5 Orange Turnovers to Grab Victory


    Game 9 Notes: Illinois at #6 Ohio State

    Illini Head to Columbus Looking for First Big Ten Win


    Game 8 Notes: Illinois vs. Indiana

    Illini Return to Memorial Stadium for the 102nd Homecoming Game


    Game 7 Notes: Illinois at Michigan

    Illini Looking For Second Win at the Big House in Last Three Tries


    Game 6 Notes: Illinois at Wisconsin

    Illini Looking for First Win at Camp Randall since 2002


    Illinois vs. Purdue Nov. 23, 2013

    Illinois vs. Purdue Nov. 23, 2013


    Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013

    Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013


    Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013

    Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013


    Illinois vs. Purdue

    Illinois vs. Purdue @ Memorial Stadium Nov. 17, 2012.

    2012: Played in all 12 games, making one start, the first of his career, against Louisiana Tech (9/22) ... Had 17 catches for 192 yards, including a long of 48, on the season ... Registered two special teams tackles at Northwestern ... Recorded 39 yards on five catches against Purdue, matching his career-high reception total ... Posted career highs of five catches for 99 yards, including a career-long 48-yarder against Charleston Southern ... Recorded his first career reception for 17 yards at Arizona State ... Made Illini debut and recorded one special teams tackle during season-opening win over Western Michigan.

    High School: A two-star recruit by and ... Third-team Northeast Lakes All-District selection in 2011 ... Played in Next Level Northeast Ohio All-Star Game ... Glenville won 2011 Cleveland city championship ... Member of 2009 team that played in the Division 1 state title game ... High school teammate of fellow Illini V'Angelo Bentley ... Also ran track at Glenville, winning a 2011 OHSAA State Championship in the 4x400m relay ... High school coach was Ted Ginn Sr.

    Personal: The son of Estella Perryman and Arthur Hardee ... Born Feb. 7, 1994 ... Enrolled in the general curriculum ... Cousin, Cordale Scott, played football at Illinois and Toledo ... Chose Illinois over Akron, Bowling Green, Kansas, Marshall and Toledo, among others.

    Career Highs
    Receptions: 5, twice (last vs. Purdue, 11/17/12)
    Receiving Yards: 99 vs. Charleston Southern, 9/15/12
    Long Reception: 48 vs. Charleston Southern, 9/15/12
    Touchdowns: -
    All-Purpose Yards: 99 vs. Charleston Southern, 9/15/12
    Tackles: 2 at Northwestern, 11/24/12

    Career Statistics:


    Updated July 2013

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