|Date of birth:January 21, 1964|
|Place of birth: Patterson, Louisiana|
|College: Louisiana State|
|NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31|
|Debuted in 1986|
|Last played in 1993|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Dalton Hilliard (born January 21, 1964 in Patterson, Louisiana) is a former professional American football running back for the New Orleans Saints from 1986-1993. He played his entire NFL career for the Saints and was a Pro Bowl selection in 1989. He is a member of the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame.
His most productive season came in 1989 when he rushed for 1,262 yards and scored 18 touchdowns. He never managed this type of success again as he was plagued by injuries for the rest of his career.
Dalton Hilliard appeared on the cover of Cliff Charpentier's 1990 Fantasy Football Digest.
Hilliard is also the uncle of Ike Hilliard.
Hilliard played college football at Louisiana State University (1982–1985). He is 5th all time in rushing touchdowns in SEC history with 44.
Note: G = Games played; Att = Rushing attempts; Yds = Rushing yards; Avg = Average yards per carry; Long = Longest rush; Rush TD = Rushing touchdowns; Rec = Receptions; Yds = Receiving yards; Avg = Average yards per reception; Long = Longest reception; Rec TD = Receiving touchdowns
|Year||Team||GP||Att||Yds||Avg||Long||Rush TD||Rec||Yds||Avg||Long||Rec TD|
|1986||New Orleans Saints||16||121||425||3.5||36||5||17||107||6.3||17||0|
|1987||New Orleans Saints||12||123||508||4.1||30||7||23||264||11.5||38||1|
|1988||New Orleans Saints||16||204||823||4.0||36||5||34||335||9.9||26||1|
|1989||New Orleans Saints||16||334||1262||3.7||40||13||52||514||9.9||54||5|
|1990||New Orleans Saints||6||90||284||3.2||17||0||14||125||8.9||20||1|
|1991||New Orleans Saints||10||79||252||3.2||65||4||21||127||6.0||14||1|
|1992||New Orleans Saints||16||115||445||3.9||22||3||48||465||9.7||41||4|
|1993||New Orleans Saints||16||50||165||3.3||16||2||40||296||7.4||34||1|
- Stats that are highlighted show career high
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