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Denzel

Hill

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Defensive Back
Height 6'3"
Weight 200
Year Senior
Hometown Waldorf, Md.
High School North Point H.S.
Major Architecture
Experience 3 Letters
School: CC
Birthdate October 09, 1994

Bio

CAREER

 

Earned a fifth year of eligibility from the NCAA after appealing in spring 2017 … Has seen action in 32 career games with 10 starts (five at wide receiver, five at cornerback) … Moved from wide receiver to defensive back prior to the 2016 season … In career, made 15 tackles, 1.0 TFL, intercepted pass and caught 20 passes for 258 yards … Four-year letterman.

 

2017

 

Started and played in four games at cornerback before an injury sidelined him for the year’s final five contests … Began senior season as starting cornerback before injury … Also played a key role on special teams … Made eight tackles (six solo) … Made one tackle each at Princeton (Sept. 30) and Penn (Oct. 14) … Registered three tackles vs. Georgetown (Sept. 23) … Finished with three tackles in season opener vs. Wagner (Sept. 16).

 

2016

 

Saw action in all 10 games on special teams with one start as a junior defensive back … Made first career start on defense at Brown (Nov. 19) … Finished season with seven total tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss and one interception … Made career-high two tackles (two solo) and intercepted first career pass in first career start at Brown (Nov. 19) … Forced fumble and made solo tackle at Penn (Oct. 15) … Made position switch from wide receiver to defensive back during 2016 training camp.

 

2015

 

Played in two games with one start before suffering a season ending injury … Contributed at wide receiver.

 

2014

 

Played in six games as a sophomore with one start at wide receiver ... Caught eight passes for 142 yards for a 17.8 yards per catch average ... Had a career-long 45-yard reception at Albany ... Grabbed three passes for 27 yards against Dartmouth.

 

2013

 

Played in all 10 games with two starts as a first-year wide receiver … Finished season with 12 receptions for 116 yards (8.9 average) with a long of 31 yards … Made first career reception against Monmouth … Caught four passes for 26 yards against Lehigh … Hauled in a 31-yard pass at Cornell.

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2013 graduate of North Point High School in Waldorf, Md. where he played two years of varsity football for head coach Ken Lane … 2012 Chick-Fil-A All-Star Football Team member … 2012 Offensive Receiver Award … Named an SMAC All-Star in 2012 … Caught 15 passes for 288 yards and four touchdowns averaged 19.0 yards per catch with a long of 67 yards as a senior … Played wide receiver, kicker and in the defensive backfield …Led the Eagles to a 7-3 overall record as a senior … Three-sport athlete who competed in football, basketball and track and field … Maryland Class 4A state champion, 55M, 4x200M, indoor track in 2012-2013 … 2011-12 SMAC all-conference track and field … 2011-12 SMAC Finals 200M winner … 2011-2012 SMAC Finals 100M and 800M runner-up … Fifteenth highest score out of 1,388 Athletes at NIKE SPARQ Combine, March 2012 … AAU Junior Olympic Games participant, New Orleans, La., August 2011 … Also lettered in indoor track and field.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Denzel Dekimbre Hill on Oct. 9, 1994 … Son of Norman and Patricia Hill … Has a brother Patrick … Chose Columbia over an offer from Fordham and other interest from Delaware, James Madison, Maryland, Monmouth and Stony Brook … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Architecture.

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