Cornerback Justin Hardee plays for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He attended Illinois and played collegiate football for the Illinois Fighting Illini football team.
Hardee, a three-star prospect coming out of Cleveland, Ohio, where he tallied up a combined total of 841 yards receiving over the course of his entire career, gave his commitment to play college football at Illinois.
On May 12, 2017, the Houston Texans decided to take a chance on Hardee and sign him as an undrafted free agent. On September 2, 2017, he was released from his obligations.
Hardee was given a spot on the New Orleans Saints practice squad on September 7, 2017, after being signed by the team. On September 23, 2017, he received a promotion and was placed on the active roster.
Hardee was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against the Buccaneers in Week 9 when he blocked a punt by Bryan Anger and returned it for a score in the team’s 30–10 victory.
The re-signing of Hardee with the Saints took place on March 23, 2020. Due to the injury he sustained in his groin on November 6, 2020, he was placed on injured reserve. On December 12, 2020, he was put on active duty.
On March 18, 2021, Hardee became a member of the New York Jets and subsequently signed a contract worth a total of $5.25 million over three years.
How Tall Is Justin Hardee?
Justin Hardee who plays as a cornerback for the New York Jets stands at a height of 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m). He currently weighs 200 lb (91 kg).