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Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Darlene Camacho

Denzel Hill

THE BASICS

Position: WR
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
Hometown: Waldorf, Maryland
High School/Previous School: North Point High School

Coach Mangurian on Hill: Rare combination of confirmed size and speed, two things that cannot be taught. Willing, high effort blocker and physical playing style. Special teams contributor. Outside receiver that has big play ability. Will have to improve strength to escape press coverage. Coach Davis will be just what Denzel needs to develop. High character young man.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended North Point High School in Waldorf, Md. … Played for head coach Ken Lane … 2012 Chick-Fil-A All-Star Football Team member … 2012 Offensive Receiver Award … Maryland 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 … Turned down a full scholarship at Fordham … Also lettered in indoor track and field.

INTENDED MAJOR: Engineering

PERSONAL: Parents are Patricia and Norman Hill ... Has an older brother, Patrick (20).

FUN FACT:  He considers himself a sneaker connoisseur.

WHY COLUMBIA?  “Top of the line education and very strong alumni base.”

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