Quadtrine Hill

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Quadtrine Hill
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-11-18) November 18, 1982 (age 33)
Place of birth: Plantation, FL
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school: Sunrise (FL) Piper
College: Miami (Fla.)
Undrafted: 2006
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Quadtrine Victavian Hill (born November 18, 1982 in West Palm Beach, Florida) is a former American football fullback. He was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at the University of Miami.

High school career[edit]

Hill was an All-State tailback at Piper High School in Sunrise, Florida. As a senior in 2000, he rushed for 1,356 yards and 20 touchdowns, averaging more than seven yards per carry. He was also noted to be an outstanding student with a 4.3 grade-point average.[1]

College career[edit]

Hill attended the University of Miami, where he played in 48 games over four seasons from 2002–05, rushing 40 times for 253 yards and catching 56 passes for 414 yards and two touchdowns. He was described as a straight-line runner with excellent speed, and a receiving threat out of the backfield.

Pro career[edit]

Hill was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2006 but was released six weeks later. He then spent three days with the Chicago Bears in August 2006, and was later signed to the New England Patriots practice squad on January 3, 2007 but was waived the following August.[2] On August 7, 2007, the Chicago Bears claimed Hill off waivers, but then assigned him "waived/injured" status on August 26, 2007.[3] On September 1, 2007, Hill was placed on the team's injured reserve list.[citation needed] He was waived once again on November 28.

Boxing[edit]

Hill has embarked on a boxing career, working with South Florida entrepreneur Kris Lawrence. Lawrence operates a training program for novice boxers, concentrating specifically on developing athletes culled from other sports such as American football.[4]
Hill won his debut match on February 16, 2010 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida against Vashawn Tomlin by first round knockout.

Personal[edit]

He is the son of former Los Angeles Rams (1979–80) and Miami Dolphins (1981–84) running back Eddie Hill.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Player Bio: Quadtrine Hill Archived April 24, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. Miami Hurricanes. Accessed March 13, 2007.
  2. ^ Practice squad move Boston.com Reiss' Pieces. Accessed 13 March 2007.
  3. ^ http://www.suntimes.com/sports/football/bears/536360,CST-SPT-bearnt31.article
  4. ^ Cream Of The Crop - Sun Sentinel