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Hardin Leads Pack of Elite Kickers at Kohl's

Hardin is headed to the University of Florida

Whitewater, WI- Never question Austin Hardin's competitiveness... Hardin, who enters his senior year at Atlanta (Ga.) Marist High School as the No. 1- ranked kicker in America, and is committed to play his college football at the University of Florida, made a clear statement last weekend at the 12th annual Kohl's Invitational Scholarship Kicking Camp held at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

After Nick Rose had launched kickoffs of 87 yards with a 3.9 second hang time and 85 yards with a 4.09 hang time, it was time for Hardin to show his stuff. Down to his final kick, Austin Hardin banged an 88-yarder with an amazing 4.22 hang time, the top kickoff in the competition featuring the camp's elite senior kickers. That kick, which propelled Hardin to the top overall kickoff average for... Recommended Stories