Football

2010 Youngstown State Football Roster
Taylor Hill

50 - Taylor Hill

Height: 6-2
Weight: 220
Year: So.
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
High School: Cardinal Mooney
Position: LB

2010 (Sophomore): Redshirted...scout team Defensive Player of the Week against Southern Illinois...scout team Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Central Connecticut State and Indiana State.

2009 (Freshman): Named to the Missouri Valley Football Conference's All-Newcomer team...started all 11 games at outside linebacker…had a team-best 65 tackles…first freshman to lead the team in total stops since 1985…had 28 solo stops and 37 assists…had a season-high 12 tackles against South Dakota State…posted eight stops at UNI (three solos, five assists)...had seven stops against Illinois State (four solos, three assists) and North Dakota State (three and four)...registered a season-best five solo tackles in six-tackle performance versus South Illinois...also had six stops against Indiana State (three solos, three assists) and Missouri State (two and four)...had five tackles at Northeastern...finished with four collars versus Western Illinois...had three tackles in debut at Pittsburgh...had half tackles for losses against Missouri State and Illinois State...played 490 snaps, with a high of 72 against Illinois State...56 of his tackles came in conference play…had at least five tackles on eight occasions...also saw more than 125 plays on special teams units...one of three true freshmen to see action...earned his first letter.

High School: As a senior was a first-team All-Ohio Division IV selection...as a junior was an honorable-mention Division IV pick...was an all-conference and an all-county selection as junior and senior...earned three letters...in final two campaigns, recorded 206 tackles, including 18.5 sacks...posted more than 90 tackles as a defensive end in 2007...as a junior, had 98 stops and 12 sacks...was a four-star prospect by Rivals.com...listed as the No. 21-ranked outside linebacker and the 16th-best recruit in the state by Rivals...three-star prospect and the No. 24 weak side linebacker nationally by Scout.com...Cardinals lost 28-27 to Coldwater in the Division IV State Championship Game in 2007...Cardinal Mooney won the state championship in 2006 beating Plain City Jon Elder 26-12...had five total tackles, including a sack in title game...Mooney lost in the state championship to Coldwater 33-9 in 2005...had five tackles and a sack in title contest...in final three years Mooney was 36-4 (14-1 in 2007, 14-0 in 2006 and 12-3 in 2005)...coach was P.J. Fecko.

Personal: Parents are Saundra Jennings and Eugene Hill...born Sept. 29, 1989...major is general studies...originally planned on attending Michigan following standout career at Cardinal Mooney...did not play football in 2008.