2020: Started at center in all eight games in which he played ... played 95 percent of the Bulldogs' offensive snaps in those games, including all of five contests ... .made a key third‐quarter recovery of a teammate's fumble ‐‐ 15 yards downfield from the line of scrimmage ‐‐ to preserve what became a TD drive vs. Tennessee ... named to the watch list of the 2020 Rimington Award, given annually to the nation's top center ... named to the pre‐season watch list for the Outland Trophy (nation's outstanding interior lineman) ... second‐team pre‐season All‐SEC, as picked by the media covering the league ... named one of three team captains for the Kentucky game ... missed the final two games due to injury.
2019: AP All‐SEC 2nd Team ... started at center in all 14 games ... played every offensive snap in seven games: Vanderbilt, Notre Dame, South Carolina, Kentucky, Florida, Auburn and Baylor ... left Missouri game in first half because of injury, only to return the following week as a starter at Auburn ... co‐winner of Offensive Most Improved Player award, given at team's post‐season awards gala ... Rimington Award Watch List ... named to both the SEC Academic Honor Roll and the J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll for Fall 2019.
2018: Saw action in all 14 games ... started the last four games at RG ... filled in at center for all but four offensive plays of the Kentucky game after starter Lamont Gaillard left with an injury ... played extensively at multiple OL positions vs. Vanderbilt ... one of four players to win Offensive Newcomer of the Year at the team's post‐season awards gala ... enrolled at UGA in January of 2018 and participated in spring drills.
High School: Houston County, coached by Von Lassiter ... selected to represent the East in the 2018 U.S. Army All‐America Bowl ... 247Sports.com four‐star prospect ... ranked as the #3 offensive guard nationally, #62 overall prospect nationally and the #9 prospect in Georgia ... PrepStar Magazine five‐star prospect, #31 nationally and member of the Top 150 Dream Team ... ESPN.com four‐star prospect, #22 nationally, #1 OG and #4 in Georgia ... Rivals.com four‐star prospect, ranked #137 nationally, #4 OG and #15 in the state ... named to the USA Today 2017 All‐USA Second Team offense ... listed for the USA Today 2017 All‐USA Georgia Football First Team offense ... named to the 2017 All‐State Class 6A First team offense by both the Atlanta Journal‐Constitution and Georgia Sports Writers Association ... paved the way for 1,354 rushing yards by the Bears in 2017 ... named to the USA Today 2017 Preseason All‐USA First Team offense ... selected to represent the Alpha Menace team in Nike's The Opening 2017 Finals ... named to the AP 2016 All‐State Class 6A Second Team offense ... high school teammate of current Georgia sophomore quarterback Jake Fromm for two seasons at Houston County ... also competed in shot put for the Houston County track and field team ... notched a personal record of 36 feet, 6.5 inches at the 2017 Region 1‐6A Championships.
Personal: Full name DEONTREY N. HILL ... recipient of the Freeman Family Football Scholarship ... completed his undergraduate degree in Sport Management after Fall Semester, 2020.