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Jeremy Hill
HB #32
Height:
6-1
Weight:
235
Age:
24
College:
Louisiana State
Hometown:
Baton Rouge, LA
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016):

CAR
222
YDS
839
AVG
3.8
TDS
9
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 667 2,757 4.1 85 29 63 468 7.4 38 1 8 5
2016 CIN 15 13 222 839 3.8 74T 9 21 174 8.3 25 0 -- --
2015 CIN 16 15 223 794 3.6 38T 11 15 79 5.3 14 1 3 3
2014 CIN 16 8 222 1,124 5.1 85T 9 27 215 8 38 0 5 2

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Bio

Fourth-year pro led ’16 team in TDs (nine) and rushing yards (839), and ranked first in yards from scrimmage (1013) ... Has scored 32 TDs in 49 Bengals games (including postseason) ... Rushed for 168 yards on just nine carries in Game 7 vs. Cleveland, most rushing yards in Bengals history by a player with fewer than 10 carries, surpassing Essex Johnson, who was eight-for-113 in 1971 vs. Philadelphia ... Hill’s 192 scrimmage yards vs. Cleveland (including 24 receiving) were most in a game by a Bengal on the season ... His 12 TDs in ’15 season were most by a Bengals RB since Rudi Johnson (12) in 2006 ... Rushed for 1124 yards as a rookie in 2014.

Fourth-year pro led ’16 team in TDs (nine) and rushing yards (839), and ranked first in yards from scrimmage (1013) ... Has scored 32 TDs in 49 Bengals games (including postseason) ... Rushed for 168 yards on just nine carries in Game 7 vs. Cleveland, most rushing yards in Bengals history by a player with fewer than 10 carries, surpassing Essex Johnson, who was eight-for-113 in 1971 vs. Philadelphia ... Hill’s 192 scrimmage yards vs. Cleveland (including 24 receiving) were most in a game by a Bengal on the season ... His 12 TDs in ’15 season were most by a Bengals RB since Rudi Johnson (12) in 2006 ... Rushed for 1124 yards as a rookie in 2014.

 

     Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in second round of 2014 NFL Draft (55th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-27-14.

 

     Tied for tops in rush TDs since ’14: Hill has scored 29 regular-season rushing TDs in his career (2014-present), tied with New England’s LeGarrette Blount for tops in the NFL over that span. DeMarco Murray of Tennessee is second at 28.

 

     Hill handles pigskin with care: No player in the NFL in 2016 had as many touches as Hill (243) without any fumbles. The second-most touches without a fumble was posted by Minnesota RB Jerick McKinnon, at 202. Hill’s fumble-free touches included 222 rushes and 21 receptions, and the 243 total was the most ever by a Bengal. The previous best effort was 238 by HB Rudi Johnson in 2003.

 

     2016 highlights: Played in Games 1-15, with 13 starts ... Inactive for Game 16 due to a knee injury, his first missed game in 50 opportunities (including postseason) ... Led team in rushing yards (222-for-839, 3.8) and in TDs (nine, all rushing) ... Also logged 21 receptions for 174 yards (8.3) ... Rushed 17-for-97, with a 50-yarder, on Sept. 25 vs. Denver, and scored on runs of three and four yards ... His nine-for-168 rushing Oct. 23 vs. Cleveland included a 74-yard TD ... Rushed 20-for-76 on Oct. 30 vs. Washington in London, including a one-yard TD in fourth quarter to give Bengals 27-24 lead ... Rushed 15-for-46 on Nov. 14 at N.Y. Giants, with nine-yard TD in third quarter ... Career-best and team-leading six receptions Nov. 27 at Baltimore, for 61 yards (second-most in his career) ... Rushed 25-for-111 on Dec. 11 at Cleveland, with a one-yard TD, and caught three-for-31 ... Rushed seven-for-eight Dec. 24 at Houston, limited with a knee strain that would keep him out for season finale.

 

     Previous seasons: 2014—Played in Games 1-16, with eight starts ... Also started in Wild Card playoff ... Led team in rushing yards (1124), scrimmage yards (1339) and TDs (nine) ... Named to Pro Football Writers Association All-Rookie team ... Had pair of 150-yard rushing games, joining Paul Robinson (1968) as the only Bengals to record two as rookies ... First Bengals rookie with at least 1000 rushing yards in a season since Corey Dillon in 1997, and finished five yards shy of Dillon’s franchise rookie record of 1129 ... In addition to rushing yards, caught 27-for-215 ... Over the last nine weeks (Weeks 9-17), was the NFL’s leading rusher, posting 929 of his 1124 total rushing yards during that span, and the 929 was best by more than 100 yards ... Named NFL’s Fed-Ex Ground Player of the Week for Nov. 2 Jacksonville, rushing 24-for-154 (6.4) with two TDs and adding one catch for nine yards ... Second TD vs. Jacksonville came 60-yard rush in fourth quarter, one play after Jaguars had cut Bengals lead to three ... Rushed 27-for-152 and had one catch for 13 yards on Nov. 16 at New Orleans ... Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for performance Dec. 14 at Cleveland, when he rushed 25-for-148 (5.9) with two TDs ... Rushed 22-for-147 (6.7) on Dec. 22 vs. Denver, and his 85-yard TD run (career-long through 2016) in first quarter helped Bengals recover early from a 7-0 deficit due to a Denver pick-six ... Rushed 23-for-100 on Dec. 28 at Pittsburgh, logging fifth 100-yard rushing game on the season ... Scored Cincinnati’s only TD in Wild Card playoff loss at Indianapolis, on a one-yard run. 2015—Rushed 223-for-794 (led team), with 15-for-79 receiving ... Had 11 rushing TDs and one receiving TD, and tied for eighth in NFL in total TDs (12) ... Rushed 19-for-63 with two TDs Sept. 13 at Oakland, scoring on three-yard run in first quarter and two-yard run in second quarter ... On Oct. 4 vs. Kansas City, became first Bengal with three rushing TDs in a game since Kenny Watson in 2007 vs. Jets ... Led team in scrimmage yards (100) Nov. 29 vs. St. Louis, rushing 16-for-86 (5.4), with a 14-yard reception ... Held to 31 yards on 19 carries Dec. 20 at San Francisco, but had a pair of one-yard rushing TDs ... Totaled team high 16-for-96 rushing Jan. 3 vs. Baltimore, with 38-yard TD run (team’s longest rush of season), and two catches for 19 yards, for personal season-best 115 yards from scrimmage ... Led team in scrimmage yards (77) in Wild Card playoff vs. Pittsburgh, but had key fumble (lost) in fourth quarter.

 

     College: Played two seasons at LSU (2012-13), appearing in 23 games with 16 starts ... Rushed 345-for-2156 (6.3) and had 26 receptions for 254 yards (9.8) ... Rushed for 100 or more yards in 11 of his 23 games ... His 6.3 per-rush average ranked third in Southeastern Conference history, behind on Auburn’s Bo Jackson (6.62) and Alabama’s Bobby Marlow (6.27) ... Helped team to a 20-6 record ... Had six rushes of 50 or more yards in ’13 ... Though he started just 16 games, his 28 rushing TDs ranked seventh in school history ... Had only one fumble in 371 career touches, and Tigers recovered it ... His 6.90 per-rush average in ’13 established an SEC season record (minimum 200 carries), topping 6.79 by former Bengal Garrison Hearst of Georgia in 1992.

 

     Personal: Hometown is Baton Rouge, La. ... Played at Redemptorist High School, where as a senior in 2010, he rushed 302-for-2260 (7.48) with 36 TDs and was named a Parade All-American ... Earned Class 3A All-State honors in both 2009 and ’10 ... Sports administration major at LSU ... Is working to establish his own foundation, which will focus on eradicating homelessness and assisting children with special needs, including providing Bengals game experiences to terminally ill children ... Favorite hobby is walking and running his two dogs (Shaq, a pit bull, and Kobe, a Rottweiler).

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