Among those student-athletes graduating are 24 football players, 17 track athletes, five women's basketball players, four each from both soccer and softball, three each from both men's basketball, and men's and women's tennis, two golfers, one gymnast and one volleyball player.
Academic All-WAC (2009, 2010, 2011); CoSIDA Academic All-District (2011); WAC Player of the Week (11/29/10).
Ranks sixth all-time at Utah State with 69 career blocked shots... Has 17 career double-figure scoring games, including one 20-point game... Also has three career double-doubles and seven career double-figure rebounding games.
An outstanding athlete who provides the team with unmatched athleticism... Plays very hard and has extremely high character...Must be a go-to-player on the block during his senior season and must continue to improve on the defensive end of the floor.
2011 SEASON (JR.):
Played in all 34 games and started the first seven games of the year filling in for an injured Nate Bendall... Averaged 10.4 points and 8.9 rebounds as a starter, while shooting 57.4 percent from the field (27-47) and 67.9 percent at the free throw line (19-28)... Named the WAC Player of the Week on Nov. 29 after leading USU to a pair of home wins against Utah (79-62) and Northeastern (56-54)... Against the Utes, he posted his second-ever double-double with a career-high 20 points to go along with a career-high 13 rebounds in a career-high 31 minutes as he was 6-of-7 from the field and 8-of-10 at the free throw line... Posted another double-double against the Huskies with 15 points and a career-high tying 13 boards as he was 5-of-10 from the field and 5-of-8 at the free throw line... Also tied his career-high with three blocks and played a career-high 34 minutes against Northeastern... Overall, averaged 7.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in 21.4 minutes per game on the season, while shooting 54.1 percent from the field and 64.7 percent at the free throw line... Ranked second on the team and sixth in the WAC with 1.00 blocks per game... Was also second on the team in rebounding... Scored in double-figures nine times during the year, including three double-doubles and six double-figure rebounding games... Led the team in rebounding nine times and in scoring once... Had a team-leading 25 dunks during the season to go along with four charges taken... Earned academic all-WAC honors and was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII first-team.
2010 SEASON (SO.):
Played in all 35 games during the season, averaging 15.5 minutes off the bench... Finished the year ranking 15th in the WAC in blocked shots (0.69) and those 24 blocks ranked third on the team... Averaged 6.0 points and 4.6 rebounds, while shooting 57.0 percent from the field and 74.1 percent at the free throw line... In WAC games, he averaged 7.9 points and 5.1 rebounds, and shot 61.7 percent from the field to rank second in the league... Scored in double-figures eight times during the season, including a then career-high 17 points at home against San Jose State (1/30) on 8-of-11 shooting... Scored at least eight points in 12 of his final 17 games of the year... Had a season-high eight rebounds in five different games during the year, and dished out a career-high four assists against Boise State (3/11) in the quarterfinals of the WAC Tournament... Played a then career-high 26 minutes against Nevada (2/6) and played at least 20 minutes 12 times during the season... Led the team in rebounding three times during the year... Finished the year with a team-leading 14 dunks and took nine charges to rank second on the team... An academic all-WAC honoree.
2009 SEASON (FR.):
Sat out the first 11 games of the season as a potential redshirt before seeing his first collegiate action against Houston Baptist (12/30)... Played in 22 games during the season and averaged 7.7 minutes per contest... Finished the year by averaging 1.8 points and 2.9 rebounds per game, while shooting 34.1 percent from the field and 48.0 percent from the free throw line... Had 11 blocks during the season to finish tied for third on the team... Also had 30 offensive rebounds in limited playing time, which was the fifth-most on the team... Averaged 2.0 points and 3.5 rebounds in league games... Had his best game of the season at Hawai'i (1/24) as he scored five points and recorded a season-high 10 rebounds... Also had nine rebounds at home against New Mexico State (2/5)... Scored a season-high seven points against Cal State Bakersfield (2/18) as he was 2-of-3 from the field and 3-of-3 from the free throw line... His season-high in blocks was three at home against Hawai'i (2/26)...Had three dunks and took three charges during the season... An academic all-WAC honoree.
Named the Idaho Gatorade and 5A Player of the Year as a prep senior at Twin Falls High School as he averaged 17.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.8 blocks per game... As a senior he led Twin Falls to a 24-2 record and its first state championship in 32 years... Led the team in scoring 12 times... Earned second-team all-region honors as a junior as he averaged 8.3 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game... As a junior, Twin Falls High School went 25-1 and finished in third-place at the state tournament... Had a 39" vertical jump as a prep senior.
Full name is Brady Carl Jardine... Born July 18, 1987 in Phoenix, Ariz... One of four children of Jeff and Janelle Jardine... His sister Kelsey will be a senior at USU this fall... Enjoys all outdoor activities including hunting and fishing... Returned from a two-year LDS Church Mission in San Antonio, Texas in August, 2008... Majoring in finance... Married Jenna Oldroyd in October, 2009.