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Jeremy Hill, RB

School: LSU  |  Conference: SEC
Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 233 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Spent two years with the Tigers, playing in 23 games with 16 starts ... Opted to forgo final two years of eligibility and entered 2014 NFL Draft following sophomore season ... Eligible for 2014 NFL Draft due to the fact that he is three years removed from high school ... Sat out the 2011 season after graduating from high school in May of that year ... Enrolled at LSU in January of 2012 and took part in spring drills with the Tigers ... Ended up becoming one of the top running backs in school history with 2,156 yards and 18 TDs on 345 carries ... Averaged a staggering 6.3 yards per carry for his career ... Finished career ranked No. 7 in school history in rushing TDs (28) and No. 11 in LSU history in rushing yards (2,156) ... His 1,401 rushing yards in 2013 ranks No. 2 in LSU history for a single-season, while the 16 rushing TDs rank No. 4 in school history for a season ... Tied LSU season record with seven 100-yard rushing games in 2013, including career-best 216 yards in Outback Bowl win over Iowa ... For career, had 11 100-yard rushing games, which ranks fourth in school history.
2013 Season
Hill finished the regular season ranked second in the SEC in rushing at 107.7 yards per game, second in total rushing yards at 1,185, second in rushing touchdowns with 14 and fifth in all-purpose yards at 124.2 per game.
2012 Season
Had one of the best freshman seasons in LSU history with 755 yards rushing with 12 TDs ... Added eight receptions for 73 yards ... Did all of that despite playing in just four of LSU's first six games ... Carried the ball just 13 times thru first six weeks of the season before taking advantage of an opportunity against South Carolina ... The 755 yards rank as the fourth-highest single-season total for a true freshman in school history, trailing only Justin Vincent (1,001 yards in 2003), Dalton Hilliard (901 in 1982) and Kevin Faulk (852 in 1995) ... Set the LSU true freshman record for rushing TDs in a season with 12, breaking the mark of 11 held by Dalton Hilliard in 1982.Rushed for at least one TD in seven of 10 games ... Had multiple rushing TDs in four games, including career-best three in win over Ole Miss ... Earned SEC Co-Freshman of the Week honors after he set a career high with 124 rushing yards, including 118 in the second half, and scored two touchdowns on 17 carries in LSU's 23-21 win over third-ranked South Carolina ... It was the first of three straight 100-yard games for Hill ... Followed that with 127 yards, including 101 yards in the second half, and one TD in win over Texas A&M ... Scored on a 47-yard run in the fourth quarter against Texas A&M in what proved to be the game-winning points against the Aggies.Followed A&M game with 107 yards and a score in near upset of Alabama in what was his first career start ... Became the first LSU true freshman running back in school history to rush for more than 100 yards against Alabama and he became the first LSU running back to rush for 100 yards or more in three consecutive games since Charles Scott did it in the first four games of the 2008 season ... His 29 carries against Alabama are the most in a game by an LSU running back since Joseph Addai rushed 32 times against Florida in 2005 ... Closed year with his fourth 100-yard effort with 124 yards and a pair of TDs vs. Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Bowl ... Other top rushing outings came against Ole Miss (77 yards, 3 TDs on 20 carries), Arkansas (77 yards, 1 TD on 18 carries) and Idaho (61 yards, 2 TDs on 10 carries) ... Scored six TDs in LSU's last three games Against Ole Miss, became the first LSU true freshman running back to run for three TDs in a game since Kevin Faulk did it against North Texas in 1995.
High School
One of the top running backs coming out of Louisiana in 2010 ... Named to 2010 Parade All-America team ... A strong downhill back rated as a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Ranked No. 13 in the state by Rivals and No. 5 by Tigerbait.com ... Ranked as the No. 11 running back by Scout.com ... Named to PrepStar Top 150 list and USA Today All-USA High School team.Named a Times Picayune Blue-Chip recruit and a member of The Advocate's Super Dozen ... Finished his senior season in 2010 with 302 carries for 2,260 yards and 36 touchdowns ... Named to the Louisiana 3A All-State team in both 2009 and 2010 ... Broke the Redemptorist High School career rushing record ... High school teammate of current LSU offensive lineman La'El Collins ... Coached by Guy Mistretta.
Parents are Y. Lisa and C.J. Hill ... Born Oct. 20, 1992 ... Majoring in sports administration.
Player News
05/12/2014 - By selecting LSU running back Jeremy Hill in the second round of the draft the Bengals may have pushed veteran BenJarvus Green-Ellis out the door. Green-Ellis will be 29 when the season begins and averaged a career low 3.4 yards per carry last year. Hill comes in the same mold as Green-Ellis, who played last year as the bruiser to the speedy Giovani Bernard. Hill is 6-1 and 233 pounds. Is there enough room for Green-Ellis to stay in a suddenly crowded running backs room? "Right now there is," offensive coordinator Hue Jackson said. "Right now that's not my concern. My biggest thing is, again, whoever we put on this team, my job is to coach. So at the end of the day, we have some very competitive guys in our room, and I know nobody's going to shy away from anybody. And that's what you like. At the end of the day, we have to line up and we're going to play the best players. That's the name of this business. It's a very good room; it's a very close room. We're adding another player just like we did a year ago into the room, into the mix. We expect him to help our football team. How it unfolds, it will unfold." - The Sports Xchange
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