Offensive Lineman
Height 6'6"
Weight 255
Year First Year
Hometown Chittenango, N.Y.
High School Chittenango H.S.
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience High School
School: CC
Birthdate May 04, 2000




A 2018 graduate of Chittenango High School in Chittenango, N.Y. where he played three years of varsity football for Head Coach Curt Kielbasa … Earned All-Central New York Area honors as a defensive end following senior year … Two-time First Team All-Section III Class B West League selection as a defensive end … Named the Central New York Chapter Scholar-Athlete Award winner by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc. … Two-year football team captain … Led the West League in tackles as a senior … Finished with 60 tackles, 14.5 sacks and six forced/recovered fumbles as a senior defensive end … Blocked two punts in one game while playing against his team’s rival Westhill … Earned a combined six varsity letters in football and basketball … Also played on the basketball team … Two-year basketball team captain and three-year starting center ... Two-time All-League, All-Sectional Tournament selection … Once scored 21 points, grabbed 20 rebounds and registered three assists in a playoff game … National Honor Society member … Involved in a variety of community service activities including as a global studies tutor, animal shelter volunteer and local park cleanup volunteer.




Born Samuel Richard Hill on Mary 4, 2000 in Syracuse, N.Y. … Son of Kelly Albro and Carl Hill … Has four brothers and sisters: Carl Hill, Jr., Kathryn Hill, Dalton Stafford and Robert Hill … His high school Athletic Director attended school with Columbia offensive line coach Jon McLaughlin … Nickname is “Sam” and “Juge,” a name that started in the seventh grade and stuck ever since … Favorite sports figure is JJ Watt … Role models are his parents … Hobbies and interests include hunting, fishing, boating and has held jobs as a car salesman, landscaper and construction worker … Favorite sports memory was registering four sacks in a playoff game … Chose Columbia for its culture and atmosphere and the fact that it is the perfect place for an aspiring student-athlete … Also that it is one of the best educational institutions in the world and best Ivy League football program … Enrolled at Columbia College and plans to major in Biology … Has career plans to go into physical therapy.



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