Marcus Hardison was taken by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 135th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft Saturday, just 21 picks after Jamil Douglas was taken by the Dolphins.
Hardison's selection marks the first time since 2000 that four Sun Devils have been taken in the first four rounds of the NFL Draft
NEWS: #Bengals draft Marcus Hardison, DT, Arizona State with the 135th pick in the 2015 #NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/06dGyexWYu— Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) May 2, 2015
This past season, Hardison had 54 tackles and 10 sacks and was named a Pac-12 honorable mention. His stock continued to rise as the season progressed and he became more aggressive off the line.
#Bengals view Hardison as a DT in their system. Shaw was drafted to be a CB. -- Marvin Lewis— Paul Dehner Jr. (@pauldehnerjr) May 2, 2015
Hardison joins former Sun Devil Vontze Burfict in Cincinnati. Seven Sun Devils have been taken by the Bengals in the past 30 years