2011 (JUNIOR): Hardie Buck is a special teams standout for the Crimson Tide ... a two-year starter on the kickoff coverage unit as well as the punt return team ... Buck has eight tackles this season and 17 in his career. Kent State: Logged two assisted tackles on the kickoff coverage unit. Tennessee: Was named one of the Special Teams Players of the Week by the Alabama coaching staff ... recorded a solo tackle on special teams against the Volunteers. LSU: Was named one of the Special Teams Players of the Week by the Alabama coaching staff ... tallied two tackles against the Tigers. Georgia Southern: Assisted on two tackles on kickoff coverage. Auburn: Assisted on one tackle against rival Auburn.
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Buck played in all 13 games in 2010 and was used primarily on special teams ... made nine tackles on the season with four solo stops. San Jose State: Played against the Spartans. Penn State: Played but did not record a tackle. Duke: Tallied three tackles on special teams ... tallied one solo tackle. Arkansas: Played on special teams but did not record any statistics. Florida: Recorded one tackle on special teams. South Carolina: Tallied two tackles, including a solo stop. Mississippi: Registered two tackles, including a solo stop. Tennessee: Played well on the coverage, but did not have a tackle. Michigan State: Made one solo tackle on special teams for the Crimson Tide.
2009 (FRESHMAN): He did not see action in 2009 ... was selected to the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.
2008 (REDSHIRT): Buck redshirted during his first season at the Capstone.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: He played for head coach Buddy Anderson at Vestavia Hills High School where he was a three-year letterman and a two-year starter at wide receiver ... helped his team advance to state semifinals in 2007 and post an 11-3 record ... caught over 20 passes as a senior ... majoring in marketing.