GET TO KNOW: Leon Hill, OT, Glenville State
NFL Draft Diamonds has teamed up with Joseph Muia a very solid up and coming scout, to put together a series for our readers called Get to Know. What this series will do is allow you to be a featured on our site, whether you are a freshman or a senior in college. This is a series to help get players at any school gain exposure. We always strive to assist players that have the passion to make it to the next level. So we hope you enjoy our series called GET TO KNOW. Today’s Get to know series will focus on Leon Hill the massive run blocker from Glenville State, and we feel at NFL Draft Diamonds, you will want to know all about him.
AKA: Doodie “family nickname”
Grade You Started Football: 8th grade -always was too big to play with required weight limit.
High School: Leo HS
College: Glenville State
Position/Positions: RT/ OG
Jersey Number: 71
Football Mentor/Inspiration: HS coach Michael Holmes/ he inspired me how to conduct myself on the field and off the field.
Favorite Slogan: Hard work beat talent
Proudest Football Moment/Memory: My proudest moment was making the junior rivals all American team in High school it showed me that I can accomplish a lot.
Funniest Football Memory: The play was zone Left and I was the only one running Zone right.
Favorite Food: deep dish pizza
Best On-Field Performance: my sophomore year I had 12 knock downs vs uva wise
Football Philosophy: Go hard or go home I play 4 quarters of football through the whistle and I talk a lot of trash it’s just me.
Game Superstitions: I gotta have sunflower seeds before every game just something I been doing for years.
Goals/Aspirations for 2014-2015: I want to go to the D2 football play offs and make the all-conference and all American team at least super region.
Career Goals: I want to graduate college and with hard work and God blessing play professional football.
Favorite Football Team: Da Bears in my eyes they unstoppable lol
Player You Model Your Game After: Jahri Evans I say that because he came from a small school playing tackle and end up moving to guard to become a nasty mauler in run game and I feel I’m a mauler.
Who Will Win The Super Bowl: Bears of course
What Would You Want College Football Fans To Know About You: I want everyone to know that I’m being overshadowed and every time I step on the field and weight room I remember that.