Connect with us

New Orleans Saints

Former Nicholls State standout Dalton Hillard Jr. son of former Saints RB passed away at 29

Dalton Hillard Jr
Former Nicholls State running back Dalton Hillard Jr. passed away at the age of 29. Please pray for his family.

Dalton Hillard Jr was a beast at Nicholls State. In ten games in 2013, Hillard Jr. rushed for 371 yards on just 66 carries and scored 6 touchdowns. He was a standout from New Orleans, and everyone remembers his father who was a running back for the Saints.

Well, it is sad to announce that Hillard Jr. has passed away at the age of 29. The cause of death was not mentioned, but Nicholls State recently released this statement.

“The Nicholls Football program lost a member of our family, as former running back Dalton Hilliard Jr. passed away at the age of 29,” the statement said. “Our thoughts are with his family, friends, former coaches and teammates.” 

Please keep the Hillard family in your prayers.

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

RSS NFL Draft Diamonds

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Trevon Moehrig Texas Christian University Draft breakdown Trevon Moehrig Texas Christian University Draft breakdown

NFLHeads Day 2 Draft Day PREDICTIONS | Who are the best remaining players left?

By: Josh Shippen 33. Jacksonville Jaguars – Trevon Moehrig, S, TCU 34. New York...

Beyond the Negotiation Podcast Beyond the Negotiation Podcast

Beyond the Negotiation Podcast | Off-Season Updates | Part 2

Podcast Description: Beyond The Negotiation hosted by NFL Agents Sam Tiger and Hygens Succes takes listeners on...

QB Spotlight Podcast exclusively on Draft Diamonds QB Spotlight Podcast exclusively on Draft Diamonds

UCF Spring Game and UAB Spring Game Recap. More G5 Spring Game Preview’s | QB Spotlight Podcast

In this episode we talk about Dillon Gabriel‘s performance under the new offensive scheme...

Zach Moss Rico Report Interview Zach Moss Rico Report Interview

Rico Report: Rico sits down with Bills RB Zach Moss who says “stop saying we cannot run the ball”

Zack Moss is ready for this upcoming season. Moss also wants to silence the...

More in New Orleans Saints