Anthony Hill (American football)
|Date of birth:||January 2, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Friendswood, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight:||277 lb (126 kg)|
|NFL draft:||2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 122|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2011|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Anthony Hill (born January 2, 1985) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Hill attended Clear Brook High School in Friendswood, Texas. He played college football at North Carolina State.
Hill has also been a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.
Hill attended the Hargrave Military Academy. As a senior, he recorded 10 catches after switching to tight end from defensive end. There, he played with future Wolfpack teammate wide receiver Darrell Blackman. He was rated No. 44 nationally at his position by Rivals.com.
Hill played college football at North Carolina State. In his sophomore season, he caught 45 passes for 478 yards and earned second-team All-ACC honors. In July 2007, he tore his ACL and did not return until fall of 2008. In his senior year, despite missing four games with a chest injury, Hill caught 19 passes and scored four touchdowns.
|Ht||Wt||40-yard dash||20 ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Arm span||Hand span||Wonderlic|
|6 ft 5 in*||262*||4.81 sec*||4.56*||7.31*||30.5"*||8 ft 11 in*||21 Reps*||343⁄4"*||101⁄8"*|
(* represents NFL Combine )
Hill was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. On October 2, 2009, word spread that Hill had contracted the H1N1 virus, also known as Swine flu and had been hospitalized. Head coach Gary Kubiak said publicly that Hill "is doing much better" and that "there's no panic at all".
He was waived on September 3, 2011, during final roster cuts.
- "Texans' Anthony Hill has swine flu; Gary Kubiak says 'there's no panic'". USA Today. October 2, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-02.