Height: 6'2"
Weight: 213
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Central Catholic HS
Experience: 1 Letter


Career: Finished career ranked 6th in career touchdowns responsible for (39), t-6th in career passing touchdowns (29), 8th in career offensive yards (4,537), 11th in career completions (314) and 11th in career passing yards (3,887).

As a Senior (2016): Started 11 games, passing for career-highs in passing yards (1,484), touchdowns (12) and completion percentage (61.9) ... Led the Big Ten in completion percentage (61.9) and ranked second in pass efficiency (140.4) ... Passed for a season-high 229 yards and two touchdowns vs. Boston College (12/26) ... Completed 9-of-15 passes in win vs. Rutgers (11/26) ... Did not play at #19 Nebraska (11/19) ... Left game in first quarter vs. #6 Ohio State (11/12) due to injury ... Completed all four passes at #2 Michigan (11/5), before leaving the game due to injury ... Posted a career-high 22 completions and accounted for four TDs (two rush, two pass) at Indiana (10/29) ... Had 21 completions on 27 attempts for 200 yards and 2TDs vs. Mich. State (10/22) ... Missed game against Minnesota due to injury ... Completed 5-of-7 passes, including a TD, at Penn State (10/8), before leaving the game just before haltime due to injury ... Threw a pair of TD passes vs. Purdue (10/1), and also ran for a score ... Completed 10 passes for 127 yards at UCF (9/17), and ran for 29 yards, including the touchdown in the first overttime ... Matched career-high with 3 TD passes at FIU (9/9), passing for 210 yards and also running for 52 yards ... Completed first 10 passes en route to 14-of-19 performance for 126 yards in opener against Howard (9/3), before being relieved in 3rd quarter.

As a Junior (2015): Started eight games at quarterback, passing for 1,001 yards and eight touchdowns ... named Academic All-Big Ten ... rushed for 535 yards - the fourth-most by a Maryland quarterback in single-season history - in addition to setting the single-game Maryland QB record with 170 yards at #1 Ohio State ... became first Terp since Lance Ball (2005) to post three straight 100-yard rushing performances, totaling 398 rushing yards against #1 Ohio State, Penn State and #10 Iowa ... made first start since 2012 in win against Richmond (9/5), passing for two TD's and running for 94 yards ... completed 15 passes for 168 yards and two TDs against Bowling Green ... rushed for a Maryland quarterback record 170 yards on 25 carries at #1 Ohio State (10/10), posting two rush TDs and a passing TD ... ran for 124 yards and a TD and passed for 225 yards and a TD against Penn State (10/24) ... ran for 104 yards and tossed a touchdown pass at #10 Iowa (10/31) ... had 107 pass yards and a touchdown pass vs. Wisconsin (11/7) ... completed 14 passes for 140 yards at #14 Michigan State (11/14) ... missed game against Indiana (11/21) due to illness.

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2014): An All-Big Ten Academic selection ... appeared in three games ... entered against Iowa (10/18) for an injured C.J. Brown and threw for 86 yards and a touchdown, a 53-yard pass to Stefon Diggs.

As a Sophomore (2013): Served a redshirt season.

As a Freshman (2012): Started the first seven games at quarterback … named the starter in the preseason after incumbent starter C.J. Brown suffered a torn ACL … became the first freshman to start a season opener for Maryland since Calvin McCall in 1999 when he started against William & Mary (9/1) … became the third true freshman to start at quarterback in school history (Randall Jones, 1998; Latrez Harrison, 1999) … led the team in passing yards (1,336), passing touchdowns (8), completion percentage (57.4) and efficiency (131.14) … averaged 190.9 passing yards per game in his seven games … went 16 of 24 for 145 yards, and rushed for 20 yards in the season-opening 7-6 win over the Tribe … led Maryland on a 10-play, 69-yard drive in the fourth quarter for the game-winning touchdown … went 11 of 21 for 190 yards, with two passing touchdowns and a rushing touchdown against Temple (9/8) … named ACC Rookie of the Week for his play against the Owls … went 10 of 24 for 109 yards, a passing touchdown and a rushing touchdown against Connecticut (9/15) … went 20 of 29 for 305 yards and 3 touchdowns against West Virginia (9/22) … completed 14 of 25 passes for 191 yards and one touchdown vs. Wake Forest (10/6) … hit Stefon Diggs for a season-long and career-high 63-yard completion to set up the game-winning touchdown … completed 14 of 26 passes for 237 yards and one touchdown against Virginia (10/13), including a 60-yard completion to Stefon Diggs … completed 12 of 20 passes against NC State (10/20) before leaving the game with a knee injury … missed the final five games after being diagnosed with a torn ACL.

At Central Catholic High School: A highly regarded signal-caller … the 29th-ranked quarterback prospect in the nation according to … threw for 2,000 yards with 13 touchdowns and just two interceptions in 2011… also rushed for four scores …. rated the 29th-best pro-style signal caller and No. 26 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by … rated the No. 30 player in the state by … threw for 1,582 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior when he led the team to the WPIAL semifinals … also led Central Catholic to the WPIAL semifinals in 2011 … a 2010 and 2011 first team all-conference performer … posted a 27-3 career record as a starter … also an all-state wrestler … won the state title in 2012 and finished fourth in 2011 … had a career record of 145-24 as a wrestler … also considered Temple, Miami (Ohio), and West Virginia … coached by Terry Totten.

Personal: Born in Pittsburgh, Pa. … parents are Perry and Lori Hills … has three sisters, Lani, Carolyn and Amber … ranks beating Archbishop Wood on ESPN in 2011 as his best football memory … high school teammate of fellow signee Anthony Nixon … lists Torrey Smith as his all-time favorite Terp … graduated high school with a 3.9 GPA … majoring in sociology.

Career Highs
Passing Yards - 305 (at West Virginia, 9/22/12)
Completions - 22 (at Indiana, 10/29/16)
Attempts - 35 (vs Boston College, 12/26/16)
Touchdown Passes - 3 (at West Virginia, 9/22/12)
Long Completion - 66 yards (at Penn State, 10/8/16)
Rushing Yards - 170 (at Ohio State, 10/10/15)
Long Rush - 75 (at Ohio State, 10/10/15)
Rushing Touchdowns - 2 (2x, last vs. Indiana, 10/29/16)
Rushes - 26 (vs. Penn State, 10/24/15)

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