Kenny Hill (defensive back)

For the playwright, see Ken Hill (playwright). For the baseball player, see Ken Hill (baseball).
Kenny Hill
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Position: Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1958-07-25) July 25, 1958
Place of birth: Oak Grove, Louisiana
Career information
College: Yale
NFL Draft: 1980 / Round: 8 / Pick: 194
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Interceptions: 7
Sacks: 3.0
Fumble recoveries: 8
Player stats at

Kenneth Wayne "Kenny" Hill (born July 25, 1958 in Oak Grove, Louisiana) is a former National Football League player whose career lasted ten seasons from 1980 until 1989. Hill played for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, New York Giants, and Kansas City Chiefs and earned three Super Bowl rings, the first two with the 1980 and 1982 Raiders, the third with the 1985 New York Giants.

Hill played college football at Yale University, coached by Carmen Cozza. Hill lettered three years, amassing 1594 rushing yards on 356 carries.[1] He returned kickoffs and punts on special teams. Hill majored in Molecular Biophysics and Biophysics at Yale.[2]


  1. http://www.sports
  2. Bernstein, Mark F (2001). Football: The Ivy League Origins of an American Obsession. University of Pennsylvania Press. p. 243. ISBN 9780812236279. Retrieved 27 February 2016.

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