Taking a look at Stafford pass rusher Kameron Hill

Discussion in 'Recruiting the State of Texas' started by Eric Nahlin, Jan 3, 2017.

  1. Eric Nahlin

    Eric Nahlin Recruiting Editor

    It's that time of year when recruits either realize their dreams of playing big-time D1 football, or are made to go a different route to continue playing a sport they love. Academics and post-football career opportunities also play a role in the decision, and because of that, Stafford's Kameron Hill is in a fortuitous spot already holding offers from Air Force and Cornell.

    Offer lists can often be as telling as tape. With offers from a military academy as well as Andy Bernard's alma mater, we can tell Hill puts a priority on learning. Combine that with tape that shows a good motor off the edge and ability to routinely take a direct path to the quarterback and it's not hard to see the 6-foot-2, 225 pounder maximizing over the next 4-5 years.

    But alas, there are questions as well, mainly size. Hill isn't the prototypical 6-4, 240 pounder, and may actually project to LB rather than the DL. He may also be a sub-package rusher from the edge depending on scheme.

    Personally, I see a player who should have more offers, especially from the academically inclined institutions who have a harder time ID'ing candidates who meet all their criteria.

    Kameron Hill
    6-foot-2, 225 pounds
    3.6 GPA (unweighted)
    Squat: 500
    Bench: 315

    Strengths: Motor; effort; low around the corner as a rusher; plays strong for his size versus the run thanks to leverage and using arms to keep o-linemen at distance; if he can't get to the passer he gets his hands up to deflect; reads run keys well

    Weaknesses: Size; could be more explosive off the ball

    Hill is already on a good path, but let's see if some more options arise over the next month. Good luck, Kameron.
     

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