Bruce Hardy
No. 84
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1956-06-01) June 1, 1956 (age 66)
Murray, Utah
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school:Bingham (South Jordan, Utah)
College:Arizona State
NFL Draft:1978 / Round: 9 / Pick: 247
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receiving Yards:2,455

Bruce Alan Hardy (born June 1, 1956 in Murray, Utah), is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the 9th round of the 1978 NFL Draft. A 6'5", 232 lbs. tight end from Arizona State University, Hardy played his entire NFL career with the Dolphins from 1978-1989. He was married to Joanie Hardy for 20 years and has four sons: Nathan,[1] Adam, Aaron and Matthew. He coached in the Arena Football League for the Florida Bobcats[2] before coaching for Florida International University.

In 1974, while in high school, Hardy appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated.[3]

Career Receiving Stats


  1. ^ nathan hardy | interactive portfolio Archived October 9, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Bruce Hardy - AFL Coaches -".
  3. ^ "High School's Bruce Hardy". Sports Illustrated Covers. April 29, 1974. Retrieved December 20, 2021.