Jeremy Hill

For the baseball pitcher, see Jeremy Hill (baseball).
Jeremy Hill

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Hill in 2015
No. 32Cincinnati Bengals
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-10-20) October 20, 1992
Place of birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school: Baton Rouge (LA) Redemptorist
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2016
Rushing yards: 2,433
Rushing average: 4.4
Rushing touchdowns: 25
Receptions: 49
Receiving yards: 355
Receiving touchdowns: 1
Player stats at

Jeremy Hill (born October 20, 1992) is an American football running back for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bengals in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State University (LSU).

High school career

A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Hill attended Redemptorist High School, where he was a three-sport athlete in football, baseball, and track. In football, Hill was an All-American running back. He was a teammate of future LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins. He finished his senior season in 2010 with 302 carries for 2,260 yards and 36 touchdowns.[1]

Regarded as a four-star recruit (out of five) by, Hill was listed as the No. 21 running back prospect in his class.[2]

College career

Hill attended Louisiana State University from 2011 to 2013. As a sophomore in 2013, Hill was a first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection.[3] He was also named the most valuable player (MVP) of the 2014 Outback Bowl after rushing for a career-high 216 yards and two touchdowns vs. Iowa.

Career Statistics
Rushing Receiving
Year Team Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds TD
2012 LSU 142 755 5.3 57 12 8 73 0
2013 LSU 203 1,401 6.9 69 16 18 181 0
Career 345 2,156 6.2 69 28 26 254 0

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 1 in 233 lb 4.66 s 1.61 s 2.70 s 4.59 s 7.64 s 31 in 9 ft 5 in 20 reps
All values from NFL Combine.[4]


Hill was drafted in the second round with the 55th pick by the Bengals in the 2014 NFL Draft.[5] On September 7, 2014, Hill made his debut rushing for 19 yards on 4 carries against the Baltimore Ravens. On September 14, 2014, Hill scored his first touchdown of his career against the Atlanta Falcons.[6] On October 5, 2014, Hill caught 3 passes for a season-high 68 yards against the New England Patriots.[7] On November 2, 2014, Hill rushed for a season-high 154 yards and two touchdowns in his first start in the Bengals' win against the Jacksonville Jaguars.[8] Hill had a 60-yard touchdown run.[9] On November 16, 2014, Hill ran for 152 yards on a season-high 27 carries against the New Orleans Saints, his second 100-yard game.[10] Hill had a run for 62 yards in that game.[11] On November 23, 2014, Hill ran for 87 yards on 18 carries and a touchdown against the Houston Texans, his fourth touchdown of the season.[12] On December 14, 2014, Hill ran for 148 yards on 25 carries and 2 touchdowns against the Cleveland Browns, his second two-touchdown game, and third 100-yard game.[13] On December 22, 2014, In the Bengals upset win over the Denver Broncos, Hill rushed for 147 yards on 22 carries and a touchdown, including a career-long 85-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.[14] This was Hill's 4th game of the season with over 140 rushing yards. On December 28, 2014, Hill ran for 100 yards on 23 carries against the Pittsburgh Steelers, his fifth 100-yard performance and third straight.[15] On January 4, 2015, Hill scored the Bengals' lone touchdown in a 26–10 loss to the Indianapolis Colts in the first round of the playoffs.[16] Hill finished his rookie campaign with 1,124 rushing yards and 9 rushing touchdowns. He became the first Bengals' rookie to top 1,000 yards rushing since Corey Dillon in 1997.[17] Hill's 1,124 rushing yards was the most among rookies and 8th most overall in the NFL. His 5.1 yards per carry average ranked him second among NFL running backs, behind Justin Forsett. He also recorded 27 receptions and 215 receiving yards on the season.


On September 13, 2015, Hill ran for 63 yards on 19 carries and a pair of touchdowns in the Bengals' 33–13 win in the season-opener against the Oakland Raiders.[18] The Bengals won at Oakland for the first time in franchise history, dating back from the first regular season game meetup in 1968.[19] On September 20, 2015, Hill fumbled twice in the Bengals' 24–19 win over the San Diego Chargers and was benched.[20] His replacement, Giovani Bernard, rushed for a team-high 123 yards in Hill's absence.[20] On October 4, 2015, Hill ran for a career-high three touchdowns in the Bengals' 36–21 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, his second two-plus touchdown game of the season.[21] On October 18, 2015, Hill caught his first touchdown reception of his career against the Buffalo Bills, a 13-yard run in from the line of scrimmage.[22] On November 22, 2015, Hill ran for two touchdowns against the Arizona Cardinals, his third two-touchdown game.[23] On November 29, 2015, Hill ran for 86 yards on 16 carries against the St. Louis Rams.[24] On December 6, 2015, Hill ran for a season-high 98 yards on 22 carries and a touchdown in the Bengals' 37–3 victory over the Cleveland Browns, his eighth touchdown of the season.[25] On January 9, 2016, Hill ran for 50 yards on 12 carries and a touchdown in the Bengals' playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The touchdown made it a 15–7 Steelers score in the fourth quarter. After the Bengals took a 16–15 lead with less than two minutes remaining in the game and got the ball back on a Vontaze Burfict interception, Hill fumbled the ball on the first play of Cincinnati's ensuing drive and the Steelers recovered.[26] Pittsburgh went down the field and kicked the go-ahead field goal to win the game 18–16.[27] Hill finished the 2015 season with 794 yards on 223 rushes for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. He finished the season tied with Devonta Freeman of the Falcons for most rushing touchdowns in the NFL.


On September 11, 2016, Hill ran for 31 yards on 9 carries and a touchdown against the New York Jets, his first touchdown of the season.[28] On September 25, 2016, Hill ran for 97 yards on 17 carries and two touchdowns against the Denver Broncos, his 7th career two-touchdown performance.[29] Hill ran for a 50 yard gain in that game.[30] On September 29, 2016, Hill ran for 71 yards on 21 carries against the Miami Dolphins.[31] On October 23, 2016, Hill ran for a career-high 168 yards on 9 carries and a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns.[32] Hill ran for a 74-yard touchdown and a separate run for 40 yards in that game.[33][34] On October 30, 2016, Hill ran for 76 yards on 20 carries and a touchdown against the Washington Redskins, his fifth touchdown of the season.[35]


In January 2012, Hill pleaded guilty to carnal knowledge of a juvenile stemming from a January 2011 arrest and charge of oral sexual battery.[36] In April 2013, Hill was arrested and charged with assault after being involved in a bar fight and was filmed assaulting an unidentified 20-year-old. In September 2013, he pleaded guilty to simple battery.[37]


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