Kendrick Hardy is torn. This four-star prospect from Monticello (Miss.) Lawrence County High School was committed to Southern Miss. Then he visited the University of Tennessee last weekend.
"That was a good visit," Hardy said. "The academics are good and so are their facilities. I know coach (Frank) Wilson well and I like that coaching staff. They are all good."
Hardy committed to the Eagles back about ten days ago. At the time he thought that was the best decision for him.
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"Southern Miss is closer to home and I really like the environment there. I also like the facilities and I can play early. Coach (Larry) Fedora is a good coach. I like him a lot."
So will he stay home and play for Southern Miss or is Hardy going to have to learn the words to Rocky Top?
"I just don't know. I have to make a hard decision and may have to wait until National Signing Day."
Southern Miss is scheduled to make their final in-home visit with Hardy tomorrow while Tennessee will make their in-home with him on Thursday.
Hardy had 172 carries for 1,752 yards and 19 touchdowns on the season.