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Michael Hill

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Pendleton, S.C.

High School:
Pendleton

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 305

Position:
DL

Michael Hill

Ohio State Overview: Michael Hill played in three of Ohio State's first four games last season as a true freshman - Buffalo, San Diego State and Florida A&M - before being slowed by injuries ... he played 34 snaps on the defensive line vs. San Diego State, but he didn't play again during the season following a 13-play stint vs. Florida A&M ... he earned a medical red-shirt season and is a second-year freshman in 2014 ... undecided on a major.

More on Michael: A U.S. Army All-America Bowl invitee, Michael Hill announced in June 2012 that he was committing to Ohio State, the school that has been his favorite since he was a youngster ... a consensus four-star prospect by (ESPN, 247Sports, Scout, Rivals) and one of the Top 20 defensive tackles in the nation by Scout (No. 16) ... listed on the ESPN 300 (216) ... named to the South Carolina Shrine Bowl this year and the No. 6 player in the state by 247Sports, Hill had an unfortunate end to his senior season, injuring a hand in the eighth game that caused him to miss the remainder of the season and all post-season all-star games ... Pendleton finished 8-4 on the year ... Hill was dominant as a junior while playing in the middle of Pendleton's line for coach Paul Sutherland ... he recorded 25 tackles-for-losses and 81 total tackles despite persistent double-teams against him ... he also had six sacks as a junior and had four as a senior before his injury ... he is the son of Dianne Blount and Michael Hill, Sr.

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