Nick Hardwick played (and started) in 136 games with the San Diego Chargers.
During his 11 seasons in the NFL, all with the Chargers, Nick Hardwick recalls eating large quantities of burritos, pizza, and ice cream to help him say above 300 pounds. However, he retired amidst a myriad of health concerns.
NFL weight: 305 pounds
Rookie year: 2004
Hardwick used the popular fasting and yoga to drop over 80 lbs in less than half a year’s time.
Determined to live a healthier lifestyle, Hardwick dropped 85 pounds in four short months. With a little bit of fasting and plenty of yoga, the pounds appeared to melt right the former center.
Heaviest: 305 pounds
New weight: 220 pounds
Weight loss: 85 pounds