Players

Leroy Hill
OLB #56
Height:
6-1
Weight:
238
College:
Clemson
Hometown:
Haddock, Ga.
Experience:
8
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 97 511 378 133 20 0 11 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 SEA 13 47 31 16 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 SEA 16 89 68 21 4 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SEA 11 46 37 9 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 12 84 63 21 1 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2007 SEA 14 81 58 23 3 0 4 -- -- -- -- --
2006 SEA 15 92 70 22 2 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2005 SEA 15 72 51 21 7.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:
Selected with the 35th choice (98th overall) in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Played and started all 16 games for the first time of career in 2011 totaling 89 tackles and 4.0 sacks.
• In 2010, played at Denver (9/19/10) on special teams and injured calf. Placed on injured reserve October 1.
• Scored first-career touchdown on a 20-yard fumble return vs. Baltimore (12/23/07).
• Set career-high with 12 tackles (nine solo) at San Francisco (10/26/08).
• Finished third on the team with a career-high 92 tackles (70 solo) in 2006.
• Played in 15 games, with nine starts as oneof- two starting rookie linebackers (Lofa Tatupu) in 2005.
• Set a Seattle record with 7.5 sacks by a rookie linebacker and third among all NFL rookies in that category (SD’s Shawne Merriman 9.0 and Dallas’ Demarcus Ware 8.0).
• Moved in to the starting lineup vs. St. Louis (11/13/05) when Jamie Sharper went down for the season (knee).
• Started all three games in the postseason in 2005. Had nine tackles (six solo) vs. Wash - ington (1/14/06), six (four solo) vs. Carolina (1/22/06) and eight (seven solo) in Super Bowl XL vs. Pittsburgh (2/5/06).

COLLEGE:
First player, regardless of position since 1999-00, to earn first-team All-ACC honors in consecutive years. Started 24 of 47 collegiate games. Finished with 311 tackles (219 solo), 16 sacks, 48 tackles for loss, three interceptions, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, and four passes defensed. As a senior, named ACC Defensive Player of Year and All- ACC first-team while starting every game (11) at strongside linebacker.

PERSONAL:
Attended Baldwin High. Was Class 5A all-state pick junior and senior year. Named Region Defensive Player of Year while earning all-area, all-conference, and all-region honors both junior and senior seasons. Recorded 150 tackles as a senior. Majored in management.

HOW ACQUIRED:
Selected with the 35th choice (98th overall) in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Played and started all 16 games for the first time of career in 2011 totaling 89 tackles and 4.0 sacks.
• In 2010, played at Denver (9/19/10) on special teams and injured calf. Placed on injured reserve October 1.
• Scored first-career touchdown on a 20-yard fumble return vs. Baltimore (12/23/07).
• Set career-high with 12 tackles (nine solo) at San Francisco (10/26/08).
• Finished third on the team with a career-high 92 tackles (70 solo) in 2006.
• Played in 15 games, with nine starts as oneof- two starting rookie linebackers (Lofa Tatupu) in 2005.
• Set a Seattle record with 7.5 sacks by a rookie linebacker and third among all NFL rookies in that category (SD’s Shawne Merriman 9.0 and Dallas’ Demarcus Ware 8.0).
• Moved in to the starting lineup vs. St. Louis (11/13/05) when Jamie Sharper went down for the season (knee).
• Started all three games in the postseason in 2005. Had nine tackles (six solo) vs. Wash - ington (1/14/06), six (four solo) vs. Carolina (1/22/06) and eight (seven solo) in Super Bowl XL vs. Pittsburgh (2/5/06).

COLLEGE:
First player, regardless of position since 1999-00, to earn first-team All-ACC honors in consecutive years. Started 24 of 47 collegiate games. Finished with 311 tackles (219 solo), 16 sacks, 48 tackles for loss, three interceptions, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, and four passes defensed. As a senior, named ACC Defensive Player of Year and All- ACC first-team while starting every game (11) at strongside linebacker.

PERSONAL:
Attended Baldwin High. Was Class 5A all-state pick junior and senior year. Named Region Defensive Player of Year while earning all-area, all-conference, and all-region honors both junior and senior seasons. Recorded 150 tackles as a senior. Majored in management.