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Delano Hill






2017 Season


Selected with the second of four third-round choices (95th overall) in the 2017 NFL Draft. Fourth player drafted out of Michigan in club history (Last: Frank Clark, 2015).


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COLLEGE: 2016 All-Big Ten second team (coaches). 2016 All-Big Ten honorable mention (media). Played in 46 games, making 26 starts at safety. Contributed 119 tackles, seven tackles for loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, three interceptions and eight pass breakups dur-ing his career. 

Senior: All-Big Ten second team (coaches). All-Big Ten honorable mention (media). Started all 13 games at strong safety. Recorded 52 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, three inter-ceptions, six pass breakups and forced one fumble. Made first career interception and returned 27 yards for a touchdown against Hawaii (Sept. 3). Recorded a game-high 11 solo tackles at Michigan State (Oct. 29), earning co-Defensive Player of the Game hon-ors. Picked off two passes against Maryland (Nov. 5) and made six stops, earning co-Defensive Player of the Game honors. 

Junior: Appeared in all 13 games, making eight starts at safety. Tallied a career-best 42 tackles, two TFLs and one pass breakup. Recorded his first career TFL against Oregon State (Sept. 12). Had five stops against UNLV (Sept. 19). Broke up the game-saving play on a 4th-and-2 situation at Indiana (Nov. 14), preserving U-M’s 2OT victo-ry. Registered a career-best 10 stops against the Hoosiers. Contributed four tackles and an assisted TFL vs. Florida in the Citrus Bowl (Jan. 1).

Sophomore: Appeared in seven games at safety, making five starts. Recorded 20 tackles (14 solo) and one fumble recovery. Made first collegiate start, recording two tackles, against Miami (Ohio).  Posted a career-high five tackles at Michigan State (Oct. 25). Notched first career fumble recovery against the Spartans. Tallied five tackles at Ohio State (Nov. 29)

Freshman: Appeared in one game as a reserve defensive back. Also contributed on special teams. 

Personal: Attended Cass Technical High School (2013) coached by Tom Wilcher. Helped lead his team to back-to-back Michigan Division 1 State titles. Tallied 60 tackles and two intercep-tions as a senior. Selected to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior. Born on November 26, 1995. Majored in general studies in the school of kinesiology.






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17ARIL 24-26
16@DALW 21-12
15LAL 7-42
14@JAXL 24-30
13PHIW 24-10
12@SFW 24-13
11ATLL 31-34
10@ARIW 22-16
9WASL 14-17
8HOUW 41-38
7@NYGW 24-7
5@LAW 16-10
4INDW 46-18
3@TENL 27-33
2SFW 12-9
1@GBL 9-17
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