Hawk Item – – One of eight true freshmen to see action in 2022… saw action in two regular season games.
2023 – – Rushed 55 times for 197 yards (3.6 yards per carry avg. and 21.9 yards per game avg.) and two touchdowns, with a long rush of 59 yards on the season… rushed a team-high 10 times for a 86 yards and his first career touchdown, including a career-high long of 59 yards, in 20-13 win at Iowa State… the 59-yard run was on third-and-one on Iowa’s opening possession, and it is Iowa’s second-longest rush dating back to the 2022 season… it was the longest run by any player in the battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy game since fellow Hawkeye Adam Robinson’s 75-yard run in 2010… rushed a career-high 14 times for 53 yards and one touchdown, and caught one pass for two yards in 22-0 win over Rutgers… rushed eight times for 21 yards, with a long of five yards, in 10-7 win at Northwestern… rushed six times for 20 yards, with a long of six yards in his first career start, helping team to a 41-10 win over Western Michigan… caught two passes for 19 yards (long of 18) and rushed five time for -2 yards (long of six) in season-opening 24-14 win over Utah State… played in nine games.
2022 – – Played in three games, rushing 14 times for 47 yards (3.4 yard avg.)… tallied six rushing attempts for 20 yards in first action of career in 27-0 win over Nevada… posted four rushing attempts for four yards in 24-3 win at Purdue… recorded four rushing attempts for 23 yards in 21-0 Music City Bowl win over 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.