85
Joe Hills
Joe Hills

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Palmetto, Fla.

High School:
Palmetto

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 199

Position:
FS

Experience:
1 VL


Junior wide receiver who is expected to be much more of a contributor during the 2009 campaign... tall target with good hands and excellent blocking skills... has made two career starts.

2008: Played in 11 of 13 games, making three starts... caught 11 passes for 87 yards with one touchdown... made his first collegiate start against Georgia... also got the start against UAB and in the regular season finale at Clemson... recorded his first two collegiate receptions against Wofford... caught a four-yard touchdown pass at Ole Miss... had a career-long 24-yard reception at Kentucky... had a career-best three receptions at Florida. 2007: Suffered a right knee sprain early in fall camp and missed most of the pre-season practices... appeared in just one game, getting into two plays against Mississippi State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Palmetto (Fla.) High School in 2007... logged over 500 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns and added four interceptions playing wide receiver, tight end and safety as a senior... participated in the Offense-Defense All-Star Game in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., following the season... considered a four-star prospect by Rivals.com... ranked by Rivals as the 27th-best "athlete" in the nation and the 37th-best player in the state of Florida... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 89th-best wide receiver by Scout.com... ranked as the 84th-best player in the state of Florida by SuperPrep... also offered by Georgia, LSU, Louisville, Ole Miss and Nebraska.