The wide receiver will now wear No. 14 and on Monday took to Twitter to explain the reason behind the number change.
For those curious to the # change; My father passed away 4 years ago & wore 14..He Is the reason I play Football So I decided to get his #— Justin Hardy (@FreakMagic2) April 18, 2017
Based off Hardy’s production in his sophomore season, there’s valid reason to believe Hardy could be primed for a breakout year in his third professional campaign.
Hardy caught 21 passes for 203 yards and four touchdowns and has been a key special teams player for Atlanta.