Former Notre Dame DB Eilar Hardy will play his final season at Bowling Green.
Hardy announced he was transferring from the Fighting Irish in January. He was one of five players suspended for academic fraud in 2014. He was invited back to Notre Dame's roster in October and cleared to play by the NCAA in November. He was the only player involved in the fraud investigation eligible to play in 2014.
"We are excited to welcome Eilar Hardy to Bowling Green and our football program," Bowling Green coach Dino Babers said in a statement "Having lost so much to graduation last year from our secondary, he will provide experience and leadership for that group. He has played at a high level his whole career and we are excited that he has chosen to become a Falcon."
As a graduate transfer, he's eligible to play immediately. The Falcons had three senior starters in the secondary in 2014.
Hardy played in 15 games over the past two seasons for Notre Dame. He played in five games in 2014 and had sixRead More »from Eilar Hardy, formerly of Notre Dame, transfers to Bowling Green