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NFL Player Announces Self As A Hogwarts Alum On National Broadcast

Wake up, nerds, this is your new favorite player!

During Sunday Night Football's lineup segment, in which players announce their names and alma maters, Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy introduced himself as a "Kraken" who attended "Hogwarts," the fictional school of witchcraft and wizardry from the Harry Potter book series.

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Hardy is a fan of nicknames and has called himself "Kraken" for a while now. This summer, he gave everyone on the Panthers defensive line a new moniker, including one for the whole unit: "MonStrz Inc." And Hogwarts is the best school in the world, so it all makes sense. Also, sunglasses.