Delano Hill 44
Delano  Hill


Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Cass Technical

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215




Peppers, Lewis Lead All 11 Defenders Honored by B1G

Peppers, Lewis Lead All 11 Defenders Honored by B1G


Michigan Football Q&A: Delano Hill

Michigan Football Q&A: Delano Hill



Tackles: 11 - Michigan State, 2016
Interceptions: 2 - Maryland, 2016
FR: 1 - Michigan State, 2014

At Michigan
• Will graduate from the College of Literature, Science, and Arts with a degree in general studies in winter 2017
• Four-year letterman
• Has appeared in 46 career 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 during his career
• All-Big Ten honoree; 2016 second team (coaches), honorable mention (media)

Senior (2016)
• All-Big Ten second team (coaches)
• All-Big Ten honorable mention (media)
• Pro Football Focus College NCAA Team of the Week honoree against Hawaii (Sept. 3)
• Pro Football Focus College Big ten Team of the Week honoree against both Hawaii (Sept. 3) and Rutgers (Oct. 8)
• Started all 13 games at strong safety
• Made first career interception and returned 27 yards for a touchdown in season opener against Hawaii (Sept. 3), also posting two stops and one tackle for loss against the Rainbow Warriors
• Recorded three stops against UCF (Sept. 10)
• Contributed six tackles and one tackle for loss vs. Colorado (Sept. 17)
• Assisted on one stop against Penn State (Sept. 24) and made three tackles against Wisconsin (Oct. 1)
• Tallied first career forced fumble and tallied two stops at Rutgers (Oct. 8)
• Recorded a game high 10 solo tackles and 11 total tackles against Michigan State (Oct. 29), earning co-Defensive Player of the Game honors
• Picked off two passes against Maryland (Nov. 5) and made six stops, earning co-Defensive Player of the Game honors
• Made four stops, one tackle for loss, and one pass breakup at Iowa (Nov. 12)
• Contributed eight stops at Ohio State (Nov. 26)
• Posted four tackles and one TFL vs. Florida State in the Orange Bowl (Dec. 30)

Junior (2015)
• Earned third varsity letter
• Appeared in 13 games at safety, making eight starts
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Made two tackles
• Oregon State (Sept. 12): Tallied three tackles, including one TFL
• UNLV (Sept. 19): Tied career high with five tackles
• BYU (Sept. 26): Recorded a pass breakup
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Made two tackles with one TFL
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Notched three tackles and a quarterback hurry
• Michigan State (Oct. 17): Recorded three tackles
• at Minnesota (Oct. 31): Contributed three tackles
• at Indiana (Nov. 14): Co-led the team with a career-best 10 tackles, eight of which were solos; Recorded game-clinching pass breakup on the goal line in overtime
• at Penn State (Nov. 21): Had three tackles
• Ohio State (Nov. 28): Recorded five tackles
• at Florida (Jan. 1): Recorded four tackles, including half a TFL

Sophomore (2014)
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in seven games, making five starts
• Recorded 20 tackles, 14 solos and one fumble recovery
• at Ohio State (Nov. 29): Tallied five tackles
• at Northwestern (Nov. 8): Recorded four tackles
• at Michigan State (Oct. 25): Posted a career-high five tackles, notched first career fumble recovery
• Miami (OH) (Sept. 13): Made first collegiate start, recording two tackles

Freshman (2013)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in one game as a reserve linebacker
• Also contributed on special teams in all 13 games

• Attended Cass Technical High School (2013) coached by Tom Wilcher
• Helped lead his team to back-to-back Michigan Division 1 State titles
• Ran the 40-yard dash in 4.4 seconds
• High school teammate of David Dawson and Jourdan Lewis

Key Statistics
• Tallied 60 tackles and two interceptions as a senior

Honors and Rankings
• Selected to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior

• Delano Kash-Pride Hill was born on November 26, 1995


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