100 Days of Summer: Get to Know No. 5 Justice Hill

first_imgWhile you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up. He doesn’t require an introduction as much as he’s earned a celebration. Personally, I’m celebrating the fact that in five days we can stop pining for football — and actually start enjoying football.Five. Days.How he got to OSULast year’s Freshman All-American Justice Hill received four total scholarship offers. Fortunately, he only needed one. The Oklahoma Class 6A-II Offensive Player of the Year from Booker T. Washington (Tulsa) has been an OSU fan for some time. When the Cowboys came calling, he didn’t hesitate and committed quickly.AdChoices广告What he’s done in StillwaterLet’s take stock. Hill broke both freshman rushing records at Oklahoma State — Mike Hamilton’s freshman record of 961 yards and Thurman Thomas’ true freshman record of 843 yards.With 1,142 yards, he led all FBS freshmen in rushing yards in 2016 while not securing a starting role until Week 4. And he was the first 1,000-yard rusher at OSU since Joseph Randle in 2012.Role in 2017RB1.If he can beat the Cowboys’ all-time leading rusher (Thurman Thomas) in year-one yardage, what are his sights set on this season? Hill’s also put on a sophomore 20 and even did his best to upstage his teammates and head coach attending Big 12 Media Days when he squatted 565 pounds that same morning.He’s better at pass protection. He’s better at catching. He’s just better. And that’s a scary thought for the Big 12’s linebackers.Noteworthy stats and highlightsHill scored six rushing touchdowns as a true freshman and because I like you guys I’m going to show you every. single. one.Here we go. The first was against Baylor in the first play following Baylor’s punt return snafu that gave OSU the ball at the Bears’ 5-yard line.Here’s No. 2, that great run after contact against UT.And Iowa State.Against the Jayhawks.No. 5 against Texas Tech.And the only way to end this post.last_img

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