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D.J. Hill

OLB
Position
6'0''
Height
225 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
Covington, Ga.
Hometown
Newton HS
High School

AT VIRGINIA
2014 – Appeared in 11 of UVa’s 12 games … missed the Pitt game … made three tackles and broke up one pass … made tackles against Richmond, No. 21 Louisville and at Duke … saw most of his time on special teams. 2013 – Appeared in all 12 of UVa’s games … saw most of his time on special teams … saw time on defense in six games … made three tackles against Oregon … had two stops and forced a fumble against VMI … made three tackles against Clemson … also made a stop at Miami. 2012 – Appeared in 11 of UVa’s 12 games … made two starts for the injured La’Roy Reynolds … made 13 tackles … made first collegiate start at TCU and led UVa with eight tackles … made three tackles against Louisiana Tech in his other start … made one tackle against Georgia Tech and one against North Carolina. 2011 – One of 12 true freshmen to appear in games … has seen time in 11 of Virginia’s 13 games … made collegiate debut on special teams against William & Mary … has made two tackles … made one tackle against Duke and another at Florida State.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Linebacker at Newton High School in Covington … ranked No. 41 LB in nation by Rivals.com … rated No. 69 recruit in state by Rivals.com … ranked No. 104 LB in nation by Scout.com … ranked No. 81 LB in country by ESPN.com … received a three-star position rating from Rivals.com, Scout.com, and ESPN.com … first-team all-region selection as a senior … averaged 74 tackles a season for the Rams … recorded 10 interceptions and returned six for touchdowns his junior year … also played RB for coach Cortez Allen, rushing for 561 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior … sociology major.