Second-year pro from LSU was second on team in TDs (12) in 2015, despite a slow year in rushing numbers compared to his stellar rookie season ... Posted 11 rushing TDs and one as a receiver, getting most total TDs by a Bengals RB since Rudi Johnson (12) in 2006 ... Also scored a TD in Wild Card playoff ... Finished with 794 rushing yards, well below his (1124) of last season, but picked up the pace in season’s second half, rushing for 435 yards and 3.9 average in last seven games after being held to 359 and 3.2 average for first nine games ... In 2014, had most rushing yards (929) in NFL over last nine weeks ... Had four rushing games of 140-plus yards in ’14, first Bengal to do that in a season, and became only the third NFL rookie to get four of 140-plus ... At 235 pounds, Hill is the biggest running back the Bengals have drafted above the sixth round since they chose 248-pounder Pete Johnson in the second round in 1997.
Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in second round of 2014 NFL Draft (55th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-27-14.
2015 general: Played in every game, with 15 starts ... 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).
2015 game-by-game: Rushed 19-for-63 with two TDs on Sept. 13 at Oakland, scoring on three-yard run in first quarter and two-yard run in second quarter ... Logged 10 carries for 39 yards on Sept. 20 vs. San Diego, but suffered two lost fumbles ... On Oct. 4 vs. Kansas City, rushed nine-for-40, with TD runs of eight, five and one yards. becoming first Bengal with three rushing TDs in a game since Kenny Watson in 2007 vs. Jets ... On Oct. 18 at Buffalo, rushed 15-for-56 and broke a tackle while tight-roping the sideline on a 13-yard reception for Cincinnati’s first TD ... On Nov. 22 at Arizona, rushed 13-for-45, including TD runs of two yards in second quarter and one yard in fourth quarter ... Led team in scrimmage yards (100) on Nov. 29 vs. St. Louis, rushing 16-for-86 (5.4), with a 14-yard reception ... Led team in rushing Dec. 6 at Cleveland, going for 98 yards on 22 carries, with a one-yard TD ... Held to 31 yards on 19 carries on Dec. 20 at San Francisco, but had a pair of one-yard rushing TDs ... On Dec. 28 at Denver, led team in rushes (19) and rushing yards (63) ... 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, getting personal season-best 115 yards from scrimmage ... Led team in scrimmage yards (77) in Wild Card playoff on 1-9-16 vs. Pittsburgh, rushing 12-for-50 with one-yard TD and catching two-for-27.
2014: Played in Games 1-16, with eight starts (Games 5, 8-10, 11 and 14-16) ... 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, also 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 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.
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 ranks 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 ... Second in LSU history in rushing yards per game played (93.7), and 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. ... Offseason residence is Scottsdale, Ariz. ... 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).
RB Jeremy Hill talks to the media in the locker room about the loss to the Broncos and preparing for Thursday night's match-up with the Miami Dolphins.