Jeremy Hill (American football)

Jeremy Hill
No. 32     Cincinnati Bengals
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-10-20) October 20, 1992
Place of birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Baton Rouge (LA) Redemptorist
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55
Debuted in 2014 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2014
Rushing Attempts 144
Rushing yards 683
Rushing Avg. 4.7
Rushing TDs 6
Stats at NFL.com

Jeremy Hill (born October 20, 1992) is an American football running back for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bengals in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.

High school career

A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Hill attended Redemptorist High School, where he played football and ran track. In football, Hill was an All-American running back. He was teammate of LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins. He finished his senior season in 2010 with 302 carries for 2,260 yards and 36 touchdowns.[1]

Regarded as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Hill was listed the No. 21 running back prospect in his class.[2]

College career

Hill attended Louisiana State University from 2011 to 2013. As a sophomore in 2013, Hill was a second-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection.[3] and was named the MVP of the 2014 Outback Bowl after rushing for a career high 216 yards and two touchdowns vs. Iowa.

Career Statistics
Rushing Receiving
Year Team Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds TD
2012 LSU 142 755 5.3 57 12 8 73 0
2013 LSU 203 1,401 6.9 69 16 18 181 0
Career 345 2,156 6.2 69 28 26 254 0

Professional Career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 1 in 233 lb 4.58 s 1.61 s 2.70 s 4.59 s 7.64 s 31 in 9 ft 5 in 20 reps
All values from NFL Combine.[4]

Hill was drafted by the Bengals and made the roster as their #2 running back, behind Giovanni Bernard. He still got the ball frequently, and in in week 9 he got his first career start. Taking full advantage of his opportunity, Hill rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns (including a 60-yard scoring run in the 4th quarter) in a winning effort against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Personal

Hill plead guilty to having carnal knowledge of an underage girl when he was an 18 year old senior in high school. After the incident, LSU head coach Les Miles still honored his scholarship offer to Hill.[5]

In July 2013 Hill plead guilty to misdemeanor battery stemming from an incident outside a bar in April of that year, where Hill was videotaped punching a man. Hill was sentenced to community service and had to pay the medical expenses of the victim.[6]

References

  1. ^ http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=205372030
  2. ^ Jeremy Hill - Yahoo Sports
  3. ^ "2013 All-SEC Football Team Announced". SEC Digital Network. December 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/profilexnews.php?pyid=108489&draftyear=2014&genpos=RB
  5. ^ http://www.cbssports.com/general/writer/gregg-doyel/23037889/star-tailback-jeremy-hill-is-back-at-lsu-but-dont-blame-les-miles
  6. ^ http://www.cbssports.com/general/writer/gregg-doyel/23037889/star-tailback-jeremy-hill-is-back-at-lsu-but-dont-blame-les-miles

External links

  • LSU Tigers bio
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