Started against UNLV and made four solo tackles ... led team with 10 tackles at New Mexico State and also returned a fumble 50 yards for a touchdown ... tied for team lead with six tackles and led team with five solo tackles against Western Illinois ... made four tackles and returned one interception for 16 yards against San Jose State ... totaled five tackles, including one tackle-for-loss, against Iowa ... notched four tackles at Michigan ... made five tackles, including one sack at Northwestern ... led team with five solo tackles and forced one fumble against Nebraska ... made five solo tackles and returned a fumble for 21 yards at Indiana ... tallied four tackles, including one for a loss against Penn State ... registered six solo tackles, forced one fumble and returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown against Wisconsin (was his third career touchdown) ... made six tackles at Michigan State.
Played in 13 games and started 11 ... tied for third on the team in tackles (74) ... tied for second on the team in interceptions (2) and first in forced fumbles (3) ... recorded four tackles-for-loss and one sack ... repeated as team's Butch Nash Award winner, which honors a player for being competitive on the field and in the classroom ... named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Made four tackles and one pass breakup at UNLV ... appeared as a reserve vs. New Hampshire and had three tackles ... assisted on two tackles against Western Michigan ... made one interception and tied for the team lead with 10 tackles vs. Syracuse ... made three tackles, including one for a loss, at Iowa ... assisted on two tackles against Northwestern ... led the team with nine tackles at Wisconsin ... made five tackles vs. Purdue and vs. Michigan ... had a team-high 10 tackles at Illinois ... forced two fumbles, had one sack and set a career high with 11 tackles at Nebraska ... returned an interception 33 yards for his first career touchdown and made seven tackles against Michigan State ... made three tackles and forced one fumble vs. Texas Tech.
Missed first three games due to injury but played in the final nine ... started games vs. North Dakota State and Michigan ... recorded 32 tackles (16 solo, 16 assisted) ... recorded one tackle-for-loss and one sack ... tallied one pass break-up ... awarded Gophers' Butch Nash Award for being competitive in the field and in the classroom ... named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Tallied five tackles (two solo, three assists) in first start of the season vs. North Dakota State ... recorded four tackles (one solo, three assists) at Michigan ... competed at Purdue ... garnered two solo tackles vs. Nebraska ... notched two tackles (one solo, one assist) in 22-21 victory against Iowa ... tallied three tackles (one solo, two assists) with 0.5 sacks and a pass break-up at Michigan State ... five tackles (four solo, one assist) against Wisconsin ... notched three assists and 0.5 sacks at Northwestern ... recorded eight tackles (five solo, three assists) in 27-7 victory over Illinois.
Appeared in all 12 games including two starts ... finished the year with 14 tackles (10 solo) while also recovering one fumble. Game-by-Game: Made his first career start at linebacker against Northern Illinois ... earned starting nod against Northwestern, recovering one fumble against the Wildcats ... made two solo stops against Purdue ... tallied one solo stop against Ohio State ... made one tackles against Michigan State ... contributed two solo stops in Minnesota's win against Iowa.
Redshirted ... walk-on.
First-team all-state selection as a senior ... third-team all-metro selection ... earned conference player of the year honors as a senior at Lutheran HS ... earned all-conference honors as a running back and linebacker in both his junior and senior seasons ... named all-conference as a linebacker as a sophomore ... an all-district selection as a senior ... holds Lutheran HS records for touchdowns scored (46) ... two-time team MVP ... two-time team offensive player of the year ... earned honorable mention (running back) and second-team (kick returner) all-conference honors as a freshman ... also a standout on the basketball court ... was a two-time all-conference selection and a two-time team MVP on the hardwood ... holds No. 4 spot in school history with 611 rebounds ... qualified for track and field state championship meet in 2008 and 2009, earning all-state honors both seasons.
Son of Jack and Nancy Hill ... born Sept. 5, 1990 ... working toward an M.Ed. Applied Kinesiology degree.