The cause and manner of Hardy's death remain under investigation.
The Indiana Hoosiers fell 26-24 to No. 19 Utah in the Foster Farms Bowl Wednesday night.
This marks the second consecutive bowl appearance for the Hoosiers since the years 1990 and 1991.
Fresh off signing an extension, Kevin Wilson secured 21 commitments on National Signing Day.
Indiana will play Duke in the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 26 at Yankee Stadium.
Indiana football defeated Purdue for the third consecutive year, making the Hoosiers bowl eligible for the first time since 2007.
Indiana finishes their home schedule 3-4, with all four losses coming in conference play by eight points or fewer.
The Indiana football team will battle its fourth ranked opponent Saturday – 15th ranked Michigan.
Days after losing a 25-point lead in the second half to Rutgers at Memorial Stadium, coach Kevin Wilson is trying to use the loss as a teaching lesson.
The Hoosiers play the Southern Illinois Salukis on Saturday afternoon.