Senior Bowl: Every rep counts for Hill
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Jordan Hill
Jordan Hill
Field Reporter
Posted Jan 26, 2013
Lindsey Thiry


Penn State defensive lineman Jordan Hill spoke with FOX Sports NEXT at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.

MOBILE, Ala. — Penn State defensive lineman Jordan Hill started his career where most college freshmen do, on the scout team.

It only took a few games into the season before the Penn State coaching staff realized they had a talent on their hands who should be playing in games, not just in practice.

“As a freshman I was anxious to get on the field. I didn’t care how much I played,” Hill said after practice in Mobile. “But that was a big privilege.”

He continued to improve each season at Penn State, earning him a trip to the Senior Bowl this week to play alongside and against the country’s top senior NFL prospects. “It’s more of a game-like experience during practice,” he explained of the experience. “There’s not a rep you can take off because if you do you’re going to look bad.”

Hill officially weighed in at 6-foot-1.5 294-pounds.

He is currently projected as a fourth round pick in April’s draft.

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