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Rick-J Hill

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    • 03/05/1987
    • 2
    • 6.1
    • 211
  • Fort Valley State
  • Atlanta, GA

Attended Atlanta Falcons mini-camp in 2012...Assigned to the Storm on October 24, 2014.

2016 Highlights: GP/GS – 5/5… 4/1 vs. ORL:  Started at JLB…Tallied 2.5 tackles…4/9 at CLE: Started at JLB…Recorded 4.5 tackles and a forced fumble…4/16 at ARI: Started at JLB…Led the game with 7.0 tackles, a tackle for loss and a fumble recovery…5/1 vs. JAX: Started at JLB…Tied teammate Cameron McGlenn with 9.0 tackles…5/9 at PHI: Started at JLB...Recorded 2.0 tackles...5/11: Placed on inactive reserve...5/13 at ORL: Inactive reserve...5/23 vs. CLE: Injured reserve...5/29 vs. ARI: Injured reserve... 6/3 at POR: Injured reserve...6/11 vs. JAX: Injured reserve...6/18 vs. LAK: Injured reserve...6/24 at ORL: Injured reserve...7/11 at LAK: Injured reserve...7/16 vs. PHI: Injured reserve...7/23 vs. POR: Injured reserve...7/31 at JAX: Injured reserve...POSTSEASON: GP/GS – 0/0...8/7 at PHI:  Injured Reserve.

2015 Highlights: GP/GS – 15/15…Reeled in the first interception of his AFL career 4/24 at Cleveland… 3/27 vs. CLE: Started at JLB…Recorded 5.5 tackles and a forced fumble…4/3 at POR: Started at JLB…Led the team with six tackles and a tackle for loss…4/10 vs. SJS: Started at JLB…Recorded three tackles and fumble recovery…4/17 vs. NOV: Started at JLB…Recorded four tackles and two pass breakups…4/24 at CLE: Started at JLB…Tallied 5.5 tackles, recovered a fumble, had a pass breakup and an interception…5/2 vs. JAX: Started at DB…Talled 2.5 tackles…5/16 at ORL: Started at JLB…Led all defenders with 9.5 tackles and a pass breakup…5/22 vs. PHI: Started at JLB…Tallied 5.0 tackles…5/30 vs. NOV: Started at JLB…Tallied seven tackles including a half tackle for loss and reeled in an interception…6/6 at ARI: Started at JLB…Tallied 2.5 tackles…6/12 vs. JAX: Started at JLB…Recorded four tackles…6/19 at CLE: Started at JLB…Recorded 5.5 tackles…6/26 at PHI: Started at JLB…Tallied 2.5 tackles…7/11 vs. ORL: Injured reserve…7/18 at NOV: Started at JLB…Recorded 3.5 tackles…7/25 at JAX: Started at JLB..Recorded 1.5 tackles and a pass breakup…8/1 vs. LAK: Injured reserve…8/8 at ORL: Injured reserve.

Other Professional Experience:  Played for the Cedar Rapids Titans of the Indoor Football League... Named IFL Rookie of the Year...Earned All-IFL honors in 2013.

Played collegiately at Fort Valley State University...Led the team in tackles (2009-11)...Earned First  Team All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honors his senior season...He finished his senior year with 90 tackles, eight tackles for a loss including 3.5 sacks, an interception, three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles...Was a two-time HBCU All-Star...Was the 2010 Pioneer Bowl MVP in 2010...Music City Classic MVP.