The Ole Miss Defense looked to be one of the most improved in the S.E.C going into this season..
Today, the Rebel "D" is dealt a Major blow.
Junior Defensive End Greg Hardy had surgery today to repair a broken right foot.
Hardy has a stress fracture in his 5th Metatarsal.
Hardy, who starred in High School at Briarcrest here in Memphis, is expected to miss 6-to-8-weeks.
As well as being named pre-season First Team All-SEC, Hardy earned several Pre-Season All-America honors from different media outlets...
He is named to watch lists for the Lombardi Award, the Nagurski Trophy, and the Hendricks Award.
Last season, Hardy led the S.E.C. in sacks with 10, and ranked second in tackles for loss with 18.5