Tommie Hill

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Tommie Hill
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Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1985-11-28) November 28, 1985 (age 35)
San Diego, California
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Centennial (CO) Arapahoe
College: Colorado State
Undrafted: 2009
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Tommie Lee Hill III (born November 28, 1985) is a former American football defensive end. He was a member of the New York Giants and the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League and BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.

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Early years

At Arapahoe High School in Littleton, Colo., Hill was a two-time All-conference and All-state performer. He also played on the AHS basketball, and track teams he was ranked as the No. 27 weak-side defensive end in the country by Rivals.com. Injuries kept him from four games during his senior campaign. He posted 13 tackles in Arapahoe's 7-6 win over Class 5A champion Ponderosa.

College career

In 2008 Hill was one of two defensive team captains, who finished his CSU career by earning New Mexico Bowl Defensive Player of the Game, started all 13 contests at his familiar right defensive end position and made 30 tackles (14 solo) and three sacks, five tackles for loss, two interceptions, two more passes broken up, one fumble recovery and a blocked kick. In 2007, as a junior, he played in all 12 games, starting nine, and established his career high with 47 tackles (26 solo); also had 5½ sacks and six tackles for loss, two pass breakups, one fumble recovery and two forced fumbles. As a sophomore, he saw playing time in all 12 games, starting four and ended season with 3 sacks. In 2005, he finished the season with 13 tackles, three for losses, in 10 games, including the Poinsettia Bowl (Dec. 22). Redshirted as a true freshman in his first year of eligibility in 2004.

Professional career

New York Giants

He was signed as a free agent immediately following the 2009 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. He was waived on September 4, 2010.

BC Lions

He was signed as a free agent by the BC Lions and placed on their practice roster September 21, 2010.

Oakland Raiders

On January 5, 2011, he was signed by the Oakland Raiders. He was waived by the Oakland Raiders in their final cut on September 3, 2011.

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