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Ben

Hill

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Tight End
Height 6'3"
Weight 240
Year Sophomore
Hometown Memphis, Tenn.
High School Christian Brothers Academy
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience 1 Letter
School: CC
Birthdate March 27, 1998

Bio

CAREER

 

Has seen action in 11 career games at tight end … Made one career reception … Two-year letterman.

 

2017

 

Played in all 10 games as a sophomore tight end … Backup on the depth chart at tight end who saw extensive playing time … Caught one pass for 14 yards on season … Caught first career pass at Marist (Oct. 7).

 

2016

 

Saw action in one game as a first-year tight end …. Saw first career game action vs. Princeton (Oct. 1) … Contributed at tight end.

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2016 graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Memphis, Tenn., where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Thomas McDaniel … Semifinalist for the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award … Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State Team selection … Named to 2015 Examiner.com Division II Class 2A All-State Team … Division II West All-Region Defensive Most Valuable Player … Two-time Division II West All-Region First Team … Named AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star and team captain in 2015 … Two-time Memphis Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps Football selection … 2016 National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete nominee … Lead Purple Wave in sacks (eight) and tackles for loss (15.0) and finished second on the squad in tackles (39) and solo tackles (21) as a senior … Also forced one fumble and recovered another … Named football team captain as a senior … Named WLMT-TV Scholar-Athlete of the Week in 2015 … Earned school’s football academic award as a senior … Preseason All-Shelby Metro Team in 2015 … Led the Purple Wave to back-to-back regional championships in 2014 and 2015 … Led Purple Wave to an 11-3 overall, 5-0 district record and state playoff berth as a senior … Caught nine passes for 161 yards and a touchdown as a tight end … Led team to a 6-5 record as a junior … Four-year basketball letterwinner … Played center on the Christian Brothers basketball team that finished 28-2 overall during his senior year … Named an AP Scholar, National Honor Society Member, Spanish Honor Society Member, De LaSalle Scholar … Earned academic first honors during every quarter.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Benjamin O’Neill Hill on March 27, 1998 in Memphis, Tenn. … Son of Mark and Janet Hill … Enrolled at Columbia College.

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