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Anthony Hill

Date of birth : 1985-01-02
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Houston, Texas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-07

Anthony Hill is an American football tight end for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.

Selected by Houston Texans in the fourth round (122nd pick overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.

Physical rookie tight end whose size and strength make him an asset in the running game...also has the speed to get open down the field.

2009 (Houston 5/0):
Was inactive vs. the New York Jets (9/13)...dressed but did not play at Tennessee (9/20)...was inactive vs. Jacksonville (9/27), Oakland (10/4), at Arizona (10/11), at Cincinnati (10/18), vs. San Francisco (10/25) and at Buffalo (11/1)...made his professional debut at Indianapolis (11/8) where he made one reception for nine yards and a first down...played tight end and on special teams vs. Tennessee (11/23) and vs. Indianapolis (11/29)...played on special teams at Jacksonville (12/6)...played at tight end and on special teams vs. Seattle (12/13) before leaving the game with a torn ACL.

Finished his career with 79 receptions for 852 yards and five touchdowns at North Carolina State….saw action in 37 games…finished with a 10.8 yards-per-catch average…three-year starter in the ACC…accomplished blocker and good hands… caught 19 passes for 234 yards and four touchdowns as a senior and earned the team’s Ken McNeil Iron Wolf Award for the greatest comeback from injury...missed 2007 season due to knee injury…one of two team captains elected by his peers prior to the season...second-team All-ACC in 2006 when he led the team with 45 catches...stated 11 of 12 games as a sophomore in 2005...played in four games as a freshman in 2004...majored in sports management.

Native of Houston who attended Clear Brook High...spent one year at Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia following high school graduation…collected 10 catches after switching to tight end from the defensive side of the ball…played defensive end in high school…rated No. 44 nationally at his position by

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