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Kahlil Hill
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Kahlil Hill

Hometown:
Iowa City, IA

High School:
City HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
03/18/1979

Hawk-Item - - Had at least one pass reception in all 35 games in his three-year career, a streak that ranked seventh best in the nation . . . ranks second in career receptions (152), ranks fourth in career receiving TDs (15) and sixth in career receiving yards (1,892) . . . 841 receiving yards in 2001 ranks 8th best for a single season . . . tied for 19th in career scoring with 114 points . . . career total of 3,957 all-purpose yards, including 1,892 receiving yards, 1,509 yards on KO returns and 556 yards on punt returns . . . 11.9 average on punt returns ranked second in the Big Ten and 23rd nationally . . . ranked fourth in the Big Ten with 24.3 yard average on KO returns, ranked eighth in all-purpose yards (119.2) and eighth in receptions per game (4.9).

2001 Honors - - Named winner of the 2001 Mosi Tatupu Special Teams Player of the Year Award in college football . . . honorable mention all-Big Ten by league coaches . . . Iowa?s special teams Player of the Year . . . had eight receptions for 146 yards in East-West game . . . also selected to play in post-season Hula Bowl . . . 2001 - - started all 12 games at wide receiver . . . game captain vs. Purdue, Michigan and Iowa State . . . led team in all-purpose yards (119.3), pass receptions (59), receiving yards (841), kickoff returns (15-364) and punt returns (19-226) . . . four receptions for 56 yards vs. Kent State, along with a nine-yard punt return and 21-yard kickoff return . . . six catches for 94 yards vs. Miami, along with two punt returns for 39 yards . . . had a 52-yard scoring reception vs. Miami and had a punt return for a touchdown called back by penalty . . . 83 yards on six receptions vs. Penn State, including a seven-yard scoring reception . . . opened Penn State game with a 76-yard kickoff return . . . had 115 yards on three KO returns and two punt returns for 14 yards vs. Penn State . . . seven catches for 43 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown, at Purdue, along with 76 yards on three KO returns and two punt returns for five yards . . . 30 yards on two receptions at Michigan State . . . one KO return for 10 yards (due to penalty) and three punt returns for eight yards against the Spartans . . . 93 yards and two TDs on just three catches vs. Indiana . . . had 75-yard scoring reception on third play of game . . . also had a 31-yard KO return . . . five receptions for 47 yards vs. Michigan and 21 yards on three punt returns . . . six catches for 97 yards and two TDs at Wisconsin . . . 133 receiving yards on six receptions at Northwestern . . . also had a 27-yard KO return and 73 yards on two punt returns . . . punt returns of 48 and 25 yards in the first half helped set up two Iowa scoring drives . . . 53 yards and one touchdown on three catches vs. Minnesota . . . also had a 25-yard kickoff return vs. the Gophers and 55 yards on two punt returns . . . five receptions for 63 yards at Iowa State . . . six catches for 49 yards in Alamo Bowl win over Texas Tech, including key catch and run in Iowa?s final scoring drive in the last three minutes . . . 2000 Honors - - honorable mention all-Big Ten . . . named first team all-Big Ten kick returner by The Sporting News and Rivals.com . . . 2000 - - started 10 of 12 games at wide receiver . . . season totals included 58 receptions for 619 yards and five TDs . . . also had 16 punt returns for 153 yards and 25 kickoff returns for 680 yards . . . led team with 121.3 all-purpose yards per game . . . ranked second in the Big Ten in KO returns, sixth in punt returns, seventh in all-purpose yards, eighth in receptions per game and 10th in receiving yards per game . . . Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week for his play in win over Michigan State . . . had 90-yard KO return for a score vs. Michigan State and had three returns for 125 yards in that game . . . the 90-yard KO return is the ninth longest ever at Iowa and the longest of his career . . . also had five catches for 38 yards against MSU . . . one pass reception vs. Kansas State and two KO returns for 31 yards . . . four receptions for 96 yards and one score vs. Western Michigan, with the touchdown covering 75 yards . . . had one punt return for 12 yards and 62 yards on two KO returns . . . 64 yards and one touchdown on seven receptions vs. Iowa State, along with 88 yards on three KO returns and a 16-yard punt return . . . one catch for four yards at Nebraska, along with 23 yards on three punt returns . . . 11 catches for 132 yards at Indiana, career-high marks in both categories . . . also had 98 yards on three KO returns and a 24-yard punt return . . . two catches for 19 yards and 66 yards on two KO returns at Illinois . . . missed first quarter of Ohio State game . . . had one catch for nine yards and one punt return for 15 yards vs. OSU . . . led Iowa receivers with six catches for 75 yards and one touchdown vs. Wisconsin . . . also had three kickoff returns for 61 yards and a 23-yard punt return vs. the Badgers . . . led Iowa receivers at Penn State with nine receptions, covering 60 yards . . . had six-yard scoring catch for first score of the game and totaled 31 yards on two KO returns . . . seven catches for 79 yards and one TD in win over Northwestern, along with 26 yards on two punt returns . . . 11-yard scoring reception in final minute of second quarter gave Iowa 13-3 halftime advantage . . . 43 yards on four catches vs. Minnesota, along with 118 yards on five kickoff returns . . . 1999 - - did not see any action during the season . . . 1998 Honors - - Big Ten Conference special teams Player of the Week vs. Central Michigan . . . special teams MVP vs. Central Michigan and Illinois . . . 1998 - - became the first freshman to lead Iowa in receiving for a season . . . became only Hawkeye with a punt return and kickoff return touchdown in the same game . . . had 62-yard punt return and 88-yard kickoff return vs. Central Michigan in his first college game . . . 35 catches are the most ever by an Iowa freshman and his 432 receiving yards ranks second best for an Iowa rookie . . . also tied freshman mark (along with Ladell Betts) with five TDs . . . ranked 18th in the nation in kickoff returns and would have ranked among national leaders in punt returns, but did not have enough attempts to qualify . . . started all 11 games . . . had at least once catch in all 11 games, becoming first Iowa player to do so since Danan Hughes in 1989 . . . led team in receiving, kick returns, punt returns and all-purpose yards . . . 35 receptions for 432 yards and two TDs . . . 177 yards on 10 punt returns and 465 yards on 18 kickoff returns . . . also had one rushing attempts for six yards vs. Central Michigan . . . first punt return of his career was 62-yard score vs. Central Michigan . . . first career kickoff return was 88-yarder for a score vs. Central Michigan . . . four catches for 31 yards vs. Iowa State and 62 yards on two kickoff returns . . . four receptions for 41 yards at Arizona . . . 63 yards on two receptions at Illinois, including 51-yard TD . . . three punt returns at Illinois for 76 yards, including a 57-yard return for a score . . . five receptions for 81 yards and a score vs. Northwestern . . . 65 yards on five catches vs. Wisconsin. plus 47 yards on two kickoff returns . . . three catches for 29 yards at Purdue and one kickoff return for 23 yards . . . 59 yards on five receptions vs. Ohio State and 87 yards on four kickoff returns . . . two catches for 21 yards at Minnesota and seven kickoff returns for 135 yards . . . 1997 - - redshirted . . . offensive scout team MVP vs. Tulsa.

High school honors - - Named to Des Moines Register Elite all state team as a senior . . . regarded as one of top 10 receivers in the nation by Prep Football Report . . . named to SuperPrep All American team . . . also Prep Football Report All Midland team, Blue Chip All Regional squad and Prep Star Big Ten Super 26 team . . . Career - - top receiver and kick returner in Mississippi Valley Conference for undefeated (13-0) state championship team as a senior . . . played on City High team that lost just twice his junior season, both to state champion and city rival West High . . . set Mississippi Valley Conference record for touchdown receptions in a season (12) and broke City High single season marks for catches (54), receiving yards (969) and scoring receptions (14) . . . also set MVC record with four touchdowns during the season on punt returns and led state of Iowa with 21.9 punt return average . . . seven catches for 125 yards and a touchdown in 45 22 win in state title game . . . also competed in basketball, baseball and track . . . City High track team won state title his junior season as he ran leg on 4 x100 and 4 x200 relay units that won state titles.

Personal - - Born 3/18/79 . . . exercise science major . . . is the son of former NFL wide receiver J.D. Hill . . . brothers Lonzell and J.D Hill, Jr. played college football at Washington . . . brother Shelby played at Syracuse . . . brother Hakim is a freshman football player at Arizona State . . . parents are Carol and J.D. Hill . . .high school coach was Larry Brown . . . one of eight players from Iowa City on Iowa roster . . . attended same high school as LB Tony Burrier, OL Alonzo Cunningham, OL Brian Ferentz, RB Scott Rathke and WR John Skay.

Career Stats
ReceivingNo. Yds. Avg. TD Lng
Freshman3543212.3251
Junior 5861910.7575
Senior5984114.3875
Career 152 1,892 12.4 15 75
KO Returns No. Yds. Avg. TD Lng
Freshman1846525.8188
Junior2568027.2190
Senior1536424.3076
Career 58 1,509 26.0 2 90
Punt Returns No. Yds. Avg. TD Lng
Freshman1017717.7262
Junior161539.6024
Senior1922611.9048
Career 45 556 12.4 2 62
All-Purpose No. Yds. Avg. TD Lng
Career2553,95715.51990
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