Deon Hill
Deon Hill

RS Senior

Phenix City, Ala.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 194




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A quick and athletic A-back who has been a solid contributor each of the last three seasons.. has played in 36 career games... a good hybrid player who can run and receive equally well... has been slowed at times with Crohn's disease... comes from the same high school that produced former Yellow Jackets Orwin Smith and Cord Howard.

2014 (senior): Nominated for Orange Bowl-FWAA Award ... Played in all 13 games, starting two ... Rushed 29 times for 209 yards (7.2 ypa) and three touchdowns ... Had 10 receptions for 178 yards and one touchdown, which was the game-winning touchdown with 23 seconds left against Georgia Southern ... Carried three times for 19 yards and caught a 27-yard pass vs. Florida State in the ACC Championship game ... Tallied a career-high 56 yards rushing on five carries and had two receptions for 13 yards at Georgia (Nov. 29) ... Rushed for six yards on one carry vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ... Saw action at NC State (Nov. 8) ... Rushed for a 14-yard touchdown vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ... Rushed for 17 yards and one touchdown at Pitt (Oct. 25) ... Had one reception for a career-high 47 yards and rushed once for 12 yards at North Carolina (Oct. 18) ... Hauled in three catches for a career-high 48 yards and had one rushing attempt for five yards against Duke (Oct. 11) ... Rushed two times for 16 yards, including an eight-yard touchdown run, vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ... Hauled in one catch for 19 yards at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ...Scored the game-winning touchdown with 23 seconds left on a 13-yard reception and rushed four times for 18 yards against Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ...Rushed a career-high six times for 43 yards and caught one pass for 11 yards at Tulane (Sept. 6) ...Saw action in the season opener vs. Wofford (Aug. 30).

2013 (junior): Played in nine games and started three times... missed four games because of his battle with Crohn's... averaged 9.2 yards per carry... rushed 13 times for 119 yards and one touchdown... had four receptions for 49 yards and a touchdown... rushed for a touchdown and had a 17-yard reception in the season opener vs. Elon (Aug. 31)... rushed three times for 47 yards at Miami (Oct. 5)... had an 11-yard rush and a five-yard touchdown reception at BYU (Oct. 12)... rushed two times for 11 yards and had two receptions for 27 yards at Clemson (Nov. 14).

2012 (sophomore): Played in all 14 games... rushed six times for 40 yards (6.7 yards per carry)... also had four receptions for 20 yards and one touchdown... was nearly the hero in the season-opening overtime loss at Virginia Tech (Sept. 3)... his 10-yard touchdown reception with 44 seconds left gave the Yellow Jackets a 17-14 lead, only to see the Hokies send the game in overtime with a field goal moments later... rushed once for 12 yards vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 8)... had a 14-yard rushing attempt vs. Duke (Nov. 17)... had a five-yard rush and a three-yard reception at Georgia (Nov. 30).

2011 (redshirt freshman): Saw action in all 13 games as a key performer on special teams and a back-up at A-back... his only rushing attempt of the season went for a touchdown -- vs. Western Carolina in the season opener (Sept. 1)... a standout on special teams... recorded nine special teams tackles, including two vs. Kansas (Sept. 17) and two vs. Maryland (Oct. 8).

2010 (true freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Central High School... rushed for 1,587 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior in 2009... his 18 touchdowns tied the school's single-season record.... named all-state in Alabama... played in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Game... was a high school teammate of current Yellow Jacket Orwin Smith. Served as Smith's back-up at running back in 2008... played three seasons of football, including one as team captain, for coach Ron Nelson.

Personal: Full name is Demetrius Deon Hill... son of Don and Diane... born Feb. 25, 1992 in Columbus, Ga... started playing football at age five... made the Dean's List in the fall of 2012... a management major.

Career Highs
Rushing Attempts: 6, at Tulane, Sept. 6, 2014
Yards Rushing: 56 at Georgia, Nov. 29, 2014
Long Rush: 24 at Miami, Oct. 5, 2013
Rushing Touchdowns: 1, five times, last vs. Virginia, Nov. 1, 2014
Receptions: 3, vs. Duke, Oct. 11, 2014
Receiving Yards: 48, vs. Duke, Oct. 11, 2014
Long Catch: 47 at North Carolina, Oct. 18, 2014
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, three times, last vs. Georgia Southern, Sept. 13, 2014
Total Tackles: 3 vs. Miami, Sept. 22, 2012

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