2013 — The Ducks’ fifth-leading tackler among their defensive backs assumed the role as the program’s top reserve cornerback and nickel-back stalwart, finishing the year with 29 tackles (21 solo) and four deflected passes . . . Stepped onto the field for the first 11 games, including a season-high 84 snaps in the season-opening win vs. Nicholls . . . Also a contributor on special teams, racking up seven tackles along with 91 yards on five kickoff returns, including a collegiate-best 40-yard run-back at Arizona . . . Enjoyed a season-high five tackles at Virginia and against Washington State . . . Was credited with four stops three times, with the first coming in the season opener against Nicholls and the last occurring at Washington, along with a forced fumble.
2012 — Team’s primary backup corner appeared in 10 games, with 22 of his 26 tackles being unassisted . . . Registering tackles on eight occasions, his season-high six stops in the opening win vs. Arkansas State included one solo tackle-for-loss of 1 yard …Also added five tackles against Washington State . . . Credited with a pair of takedowns against Arizona to go along with his first interception return for a touchdown (29 yards) of his collegiate career . . . Contributed one tackle and one pass breakup in Fiesta Bowl win over Kansas State … Had four tackles and two pass breakups in victory at Oregon State as well as four unassisted stops in victory over Washington … Made three tackles and one pass breakup in win at Arizona State … Ranked among team’s more athletic defensive backs with 4.81 electronic clocking over 40 meters and 33.5-inch vertical leap during off-season testing.
2011 — Started six of his 14 appearances, ranking fifth among defensive backs with 43 tackles (35 solo) … Career-high nine tackles, including eight of the solo variety, in victory over Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl … Recorded two tackles in win vs. UCLA in the Pac-12 Championship Game … Returned one kickoff for a career-best 36 yards and also had two tackles and one pass breakup in win over Oregon State … Accumulated a trio of tackles in win at Stanford … Made four tackles, including three unassisted and one stop for a 1-yard loss in victory at Washington … Credited with six tackles, including five of solo variety in win vs. Washington State … Four tackles and one pass break up in win over Arizona State … Career-high two pass breakups vs. California … Recorded four tackles in win at Arizona … Ran back one kickoff for 17 yards and had one solo tackle in victory vs. Missouri State … Returned first career interception for 45 yards and also recorded five solo tackles vs. Nevada.
2010 — Worked with the scout team during redshirt season.
BEFORE OREGON — Played defensive back and wide receiver for team that posted 11-2 record his senior season . . . 2009 All-Channel League First-Team Defense … 2008 Second-Team All-State Junior by CalHiSports.com … 2007 All-Channel League Second-Team Defense … Posted 46 tackles and five interceptions for the Seraphs his junior season in 2008 . . . Also returned one kickoff for a touchdown and took one of his five picks back for a score … Earned a three-star rating from Scout.com … Also a three-star recruit according to Rivals.com and the No. 32 corner in the country.
PERSONAL — Parents: Jim Gilmer and Sandra Jennings. Family: Two brothers, two sisters. High School (Coach): St. Bonaventure (Todd Therrien), 2010. Major: General Social Science.
HILL’S CAREER BESTS
Points scored: 6, Arizona, 09/22/12
Touchdowns: 1, Arizona, 09/22/12
All-purpose yards: 53, at Arizona, 11/23/13
Kick returns: 2, at Arizona, 11/23/13
Kick return yards: 53, at Arizona, 11/23/13 (2 returns)
Long kick return: 40, at Arizona, 11/23/13
Interceptions: 1, Nevada, 09/10/11 ; Arizona, 09/22/12
Long interception return: 45, Nevada, 09/10/11
Tackles: 9, vs. Michigan St. 09/06/14; vs Wisconsin, 01/02/12 (8-1)
Tackles for loss: 1, Three times
Fumbles forced: 1, at Washington, 10/12/13
Pass breakups: 2, at Oregon State, 11/24/12; California, 10/06/11