Hawk Item – – One of eight true freshmen to see action in 2022 . . . saw action in two regular season games.
2022 – – Saw action in 27-0 win over Nevada as offense gained 162 net rushing yards . . . six rushing attempts for 20 yards in first action of career vs. Nevada . . . saw action in 24-3 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 184 net yards and gained 376 yards total offense . . . four rushing attempts for four yards at Purdue . . . saw action in 21-0 Music City Bowl win over Kentucky . . . four rushing attempts for 23 yards vs. Kentucky, along with one yard on one pass reception, the first of his career.
High school honors – – Earned first-team all-county honors as a junior and sophomore . . . Career – – Football and track letterman as a prep, helping prep football team earn four straight playoff appearances . . . prep team posted 10-3 record in senior year . . . 75 rushing attempts for 1,300 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior . . . 63 rushing attempts for 700 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior . . . 550 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns on 53 attempts as a sophomore . . . rushed 26 times for 300 yards and five touchdowns as a freshman . . . three-year team captain.
Personal – – Born 12/10/03 in Boca Raton, Fla. . . . business major . . . parents are Eddie Hill and Acey Patterson . . . high school coach was David Blackwell.