HILL'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Coached by Phil Freed at Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep...was runner-up for City of San Francisco player of the year as a SENIOR...named honorable mention all-region at defensive back and wide receiver by The Chronicle...helped Sacred Heart clinch a win over St. Ignatius with an interception return for a touchdown in the oldest high school rivalry west of the Mississippi River, dating back to 1893...also an outstanding basketball player.
HILL'S WSU CAREER
FRESHMAN (2003-04): V-Letter...Games - 12...Starts - 0...played in the season opener against Idaho and at Notre Dame...father died the week of the Colorado game and he returned home for the week...back in action against New Mexico...made two special team tackles against Texas in the Holiday Bowl...earned the following weekly team awards: Special Teams Big Play - Oregon, Assassin - Arizona/Stanford/ASU, Gamebreaker - Stanford, Iron Man - OSU. Special Teams: Punts, punt returns, kickoffs, KO returns.
SOPHOMORE (2004-05): V-letter...Games - 11...Starts - 11...earned the following weekly team awards: Assassin - Colorado; Gamebreaker - Colorado/Idaho; Pac-10 Offense - Colorado/Idaho, Cougar Claw Offense - Arizona/Oregon/ASU...All-Pacific-10 Conference second team pick...named the team's MVP on offense...nationally, ranked 17th in reception yards at 91.55/gme, tied for 84th in receptions at 4.09/game, tied for 80th in scoring with 6.55/game...in the Pac-10 rankings, finished 3rd in receiving yards, 5th in scoring (points by touchdowns), 9th in receptions and 10th in overall scoring...earned a starting role in fall camp and had at least one reception in every game...set WSU record with 12 touchdown receptions in a season...the sixth WSU player to top 1,000 receiving yards in a season and the fifth best total at 1,007...fourth on the WSU single-season receiving list, averaging 22.4 yards/catch...caught passes for 100 or more yards in four games...during a five-game stretch, Colorado through Stanford, had 20 receptions, nine for touchdowns...against Colorado caught six passes for 206 yards and one score...the 206 yards was the seventh best one-game performance by a WSU receiver...the next week against Idaho caught three passes for 105 yards and all three went for touchdowns...then caught two fourth-quarter touchdown passes at Arizona, including the winning TD with 53 seconds to play as WSU won 20-19...against Oregon caught two first-quarter passes and both went for touchdowns, giving him eight TD receptions in his last 11 receptions...made just one catch at Oregon State and did not have a TD reception for the first time since the opener...came back with five receptions against the #1 ranked USC Trojans, but didn't have a TD catch...the next week at UCLA caught four passes for 98 yards and one score...caught four passes, one for a TD, in win over Washington.
JUNIOR (2005-06): V-Letter...Games - 10...Starts - 10...earned the following weekly team awards: Cougar Claw Offense - Grambling State/Oregon State; Pac-10 Offensive POW nominee - California. Special Teams: Onside KO, Hands...named Pacific-10 Conference second team by the league's coaches...CollegefootballNews.com All-Pac-10 second team...SI.com All-America honorable mention...broke his own WSU record with 13 TD receptions...set WSU career receiving touchdowns record with 25...62 receptions is sixth best in WSU history and 1,097 yards is fourth best...best-game 10 receptions for 143 yards and two scores in Seattle against Grambling State...had a three-touchdown game with six receptions for 240 yards at California...240 yards is fourth most in WSU history...had eight receptions twice, at Oregon State for 190 yards and against UCLA for 65 yards...one TD reception in each game...Suffered a quad contusion in the OSU game and missed WSU's home game with Stanford...caught two touchdowns in each of first three games...had at least four receptions in each of the 10 games.
CAREER STATS: Games - 33...Starts - 21...five receptions short of the WSU career top 10 list and ranks first in career receiving touchdowns and sixth on career receiving yards list.
PERSONAL: Jason Hill...born Feb. 20, 1985...mother LaVerne Hawkins...father Jerry Hill (deceased)...two brothers, Paul and Jerry, and three sisters, Mary, Helen, and Paula...social sciences major.
RECEIVING G/GS PC YDS AVG TD LG
2003 12/0 0
2004 11/11 45 1007 22.4 12 76
2005 10/10 62 1097 17.7 13 80
CAREER: 33/21 107 2104 19.7 25 80