A.J. Hill
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    A.J. Hill

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Du Quoin, Ill.

    High School:
    Du Quoin

    Last College:
    Northern Illinois

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 205

    Position:
    QB

    Birthdate:
    08/23/1990

    Experience:
    5th


    09/13/2013

    Saluki quarterback A.J. Hill taking team-first approach

    04/19/2013

    Good give-and-take characterizes Saluki Football Spring Game

    Offense made big plays in passing game, but defense forced four turnovers.

    04/13/2013

    Offense bounces back with strong performance in second spring scrimmage

    Kory Faulkner passed for 239 yards and four TDs.

    04/06/2013

    Defense dominates first scrimmage of Spring Ball

    Salukis record eight sacks and limit running backs to 55 yards on 30 carries

    11/17/2012

    Salukis blank WIU, 35-0, in season finale

    It was SIU's first home shutout win against a conference opponent since 1985 and its second shutout victory of the year.

    2013 (Senior)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    Appeared in one game, a win over Charleston (W.V.)...Had one pass attempt....Named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.

    2012 (Junior)
    2012 Game-by-Game
    Team captain...Played in four games as the second-team quarterback...Completed 4-of-9 pass attempts for 23 yards and a touchdown...Threw his first collegiate touchdown pass, a one-yard completion to Rik Hicks, on 11/17 vs. Western Illinois...Completed 2-of-2 pass attempts for 11 yards on 8/30 vs. Eastern Illinois...Completed 1-of-6 pass attempts for 11 yards on 9/29 vs. Indiana State...Received the MVFC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award, which re­quires a minimum GPA of 3.2 for the previous two semesters.

    2011 (Sophomore)
    2011 Game-by-Game
    Played in two games.

    Prior to SIU
    Redshirted at Northern Illinois in 2009 and did not see action in 2010...Was a Huskie Scholar.

    High School
    Named to the Chicago Tribune honorable mention All-State team as a senior and was recognized by The Southern as its Prep Football Player of the Year...Team captain and MVP passed for 2,119 yards...Completed 177-of-276 passes with just four interceptions for a 64 percent completion mark...Rushed for 751 yards on 82 carries and recorded 49 total touchdowns (18 rushing, 31 passing)...Was invited to play in the East-West Shrine Game in 2008...Earned All-Conference honors as a junior and senior...Threw for 1,100 yards, rushed for 650 and recorded 29 touchdowns during his junior season...Led his team to a 20-5 record in two seasons and a second-place finish in Class 3A in 2008...Helped his team advance to the playoffs in all four of his seasons with two conference titles...Four-year letterman in basketball, earned special mention all-state honors his junior year.

    Personal
    Born Aug. 23, 1990...Son of Charles and Debbie Hill...Brother, Nick Hill, played at SIU from 2005-07, is the school's third all-time leading passer and was a free agent with the Chicago Bears (2008) and Green Bay Packers (2012)...Majoring in social studies education.

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