The Wolverine

March 2016

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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2016 FOOTBALL RECRUITING ISSUE MEASURABLES • Has a personal best of 4.41 sec- onds in the 40-yard dash. STATISTICS • During his senior campaign, he had 40 tackles, 12 interceptions, 12 pass breakups and three touchdowns. • Contributed 33 receptions for 786 yards and nine scores in his final cam- paign. • Caught two touchdown passes in Kings' 40-38 win over Lowell for the Division 2 state title, completing a 14-0 season. • Started his prep career at Cass Tech, transferring after his junior campaign. He was teammates with fellow 2016 signee Michael Onwenu there. HONORS • Earned the U.S. Army Lockheed Mar tin Air Defender of the Year award, which is presented every year to the country's best defensive back. • One of six finalists for the USA To- day High School Defensive Player of the Year honor. • Named to the USA Today All-USA Michigan first team as a senior. • First-team Associated Press Class 6A (largest schools) All-State selec- tion as both a junior and a senior. • Selected to the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News Dream Teams, consisting of the state's best players. • Detroit Dream Team selection. • Ranked third on Detroit Free Press' ranking of the top 50 prospects in the state. ALL-STAR GAMES AND CAMPS • Competed for the West squad in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, where he posted a tackle and broke up a pass. RECRUITMENT • Initially committed to Penn State on Jan. 31, 2015 over offers from Michigan and Michigan State. • Decommitted from the Nittany Li- ons Nov. 29 and reopened his recruit- ment. • Visited Michigan and MSU several times and also tripped to Tennessee and PSU. He picked up additional of- fers from Texas, Wisconsin, USC and Clemson, among others. • Committed to Michigan over MSU at a Feb. 3 press conference in Detroit. NOTABLE • Born on Oct. 3, 1998. • Brother, Delano Hill, plays safety at Michigan. LAVERT HILL CORNERBACK 5-11 • 175 KING H.S. DETROIT, MICH. RANKINGS STARS NAT. POS. STATE ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ 176 14 5 ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ 278 21 7 ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ 88 6 2 ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ 97 7 2

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