Jardine, a senior forward from Twin Falls, Idaho (Twin Falls HS) sustained a Lisfranc sprain, a tearing of the ligaments that support the mid-foot, early during Utah State's third game of the 2011-12 season at home against Southern Utah University.
Morrill said, "Brady Jardine is a winner in all aspects of his life and it's a shame that he will not get to have a senior season. He was a big part of three Western Athletic Conference championships and got to play with fabulous teammates," he said. "Those memories will help him get through this very tough situation. Our program will always be indebted to Brady and I feel honored to have coached such a quality player and person," Morrill said.
Jardine started three games during his senior season with 12 points and eight rebounds against BYU and nine points and a career-high 14 rebounds at Weber State before injuring his foot in the at home game against Southern Utah.
During his Utah State career, Jardine played in 94 games and averaged 5.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 0.7 blocks per game, while shooting 52.9 percent from the field and 64.3 percent from the free throw line. As a junior, Jardine averaged 7.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in 21.4 minutes per game.
While playing at Utah State, Jardine helped the Aggies to an 87-17 (.837) overall record and a 43-5 (.896) conference mark, including three regular season WAC titles and two tournament championships.
Jardine, who ranks sixth all-time at Utah State with 70 career blocks, had 18 career double-figure scoring games including a career-high 20-points in a home win against Utah during his junior season in which he was named the WAC Player of the Week. He also had three career double-doubles and eight career double-figure rebounding games.
Jardine was named to the WAC's preseason all-second team entering his senior year, earned academic all-WAC honors in each of his first three years at USU while being named academic all-district as a junior.
Brady Carl Jardine as born July 18, 1987 in Phoenix, Arizona, one of four children to Jeff and Janelle Jardine. He married Jenna Oldroyd in October 2009. Jardine with graduate this spring with a dual degree in finance and economics.