David Hill (tight end)

David Hill
No. 81
Date of birth (1954-01-01) January 1, 1954
Place of birth San Antonio, Texas
Career information
Position(s) Tight end
College Texas A&I
NFL draft 1976 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46
Career history
As player
1976–1982 Detroit Lions
1983–1987 Los Angeles Rams
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 2
Career stats

David Earl Hill (born January 1, 1954 in San Antonio, Texas) is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League. He played for twelve seasons for the Detroit Lions and the Los Angeles Rams. He was selected to two Pro Bowls while playing for the Lions. He is the younger brother of former Green Bay Packers defensive back and longtime KCBS-TV sports anchor Jim Hill. He appears in the music video for the Dire Straits song, "Walk of Life", doing an end zone celebration while a member of the Detroit Lions.

Hill also appeared in the 1985 team promotional video "Ram It", where he went by the name "Big Daddy Hill". He states that he likes to block, but doesn't want Eric Dickerson running over him.

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