Position
Defensive End
Height
6'7
Weight
295 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
New Orleans, La.
High School
De La Salle HS

DEATH
Found a day after he was reported missing (May 27, 2007) following a jetski accident on Lake Pontchartrain near his hometown of New Orleans … Died at age 24 while a member of the New England Patriots … Read more.

NFL Draft: 2nd Round (63rd overall) New England Patriots

CAREER
Two-year starter at defensive end for the Tigers … Earned a total of three letters … Played in 38 games at LSU with 25 starts … Finished with 108 tackles, including 17 for losses … Added 10 sacks … Opted to skip senior season … Announced eligibility for NFL draft in April 2004 … Selected by the New England Patriots as the 63rd and final pick of the 2004 NFL Draft.

JUNIOR SEASON (2003)
Player with all the tools necessary to be a dominating defensive lineman in the SEC … Has tremendous wingspan and an explosive first step off the ball … Played and started in 13 games for the Tigers in 2003 … Missed the Mississippi State game with an ankle injury …Finished with 40 tackles, including 10.5 for losses … Added 6 sacks for 34 yards in losses … Had 5 sacks over LSU’s final 7 games, including one for a 13-yard loss against Georgia in the SEC title game and another one vs. Oklahoma for an 8-yard loss in the national championship … Other sacks came against Georgia, Auburn, Louisiana Tech and Ole Miss … Had best game of season vs. Alabama with 6 tackles, three of which went for losses and a sack … Had season-high of 5 quarterback hurries in win over Ole Miss … Also added 2 tackles for losses in win over Ole Miss … Led Tigers with 24 quarterback hurries.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2002)
Played in all 13 games with 12 starts … Played but did not start vs. Ole Miss due to a shoulder injury … Was back in starting lineup against Arkansas … Had sacks in three straight games vs. Miami (Ohio), Mississippi State and Louisiana-Lafayette … Capped season with three tackles, including one for a 4-yard loss, against Texas in the Cotton Bowl … Finished with 58 tackles, 4.5 tackles for losses and three sacks … Ranked third on squad with 16 quarterback hurries … Had season-high of seven tackles vs. Auburn.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2001)
Played in a backup role in all 13 games … Had 10 tackles, two of which went for losses during the regular season … Recorded first sack of career vs. Miss. State … Recorded one tackle in the Sugar Bowl.

HIGH SCHOOL
Rated by many publications as the best defensive lineman in the nation as a senior in 2000 … Named First Team All-America by numerous publications including ESPN, USA Today, The Sporting News, Rivals.com, SuperPrep, and Fox Sports … Selected as the National Lineman of the Year by Tom Lemming of ESPN … Named the Columbus Touchdown Club Player of the Year … Member of the New Orleans Times Picayune Top 16 Blue Chip list, the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen and the Shreveport Times Top 20 for the state of Louisiana … Rated as one of the top 100 high school players by the Dallas Morning News as the nation’s No. 7 prospect by SuperPrep … Recorded 92 tackles and eight sacks and seven quarterback hurries as a senior … Also forced five fumbles, recovered three fumbles and blocked a punt … Named First Team 5A All-State … Coached by Darren Barbier.

PERSONAL
Born on Aug. 7, 1982 in New Orleans, La. … Mother is Sherry Hill … Majoring in general studies.

Hill’s Career Defensive Stats

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
Int

2001 Fr.
12-0
3
7
10
2-5
1-4
0

2002 So.
13-12
32
26
58
4.5-29
3-21
0

2003 Jr.
13-13
23
17
40
10.5-40
6-26
0

Totals
38-25
58
50
108
17-74
10-51
0

Hill’s NFL Career Defensive Stats

Year
Team

G

Total
Tkl
Ast
Sacks
Int
Yds
Avg
Lg
TD
Pass Def

2004
New England Patriots

1

0

0.0

0

0

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

2005
New England Patriots

8

3

2.0

1

0

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

2006
New England Patriots

4

0

0.0

0

0

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

TOTAL
 

13

3

2.0

1

0

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

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