On Hill: One-year letterman quarterback who enters fall camp atop the depth chart started and ended the 2000 season as the Terps starting QB an intelligent player with outstanding decision-making skills has good size and accuracy has deceptive speed as he ran under a 4.7 40-yard dash at player timing day during spring excelled in spring picking up the new offensive scheme.
2000 (Junior): Finished his first season at the Division I-A level as the Terps starting quarterback made a total of three starts including the final two games of the season -- and appeared in six games overall missed five full games with a sprained right shoulder suffered in the season opener vs. Temple completed 73 of 126 passes for 778 yards, six touchdowns and four interceptions also was an effective ballcarrier, rushing for 186 gross yards (92 net yards after sacks were counted) and one touchdown highlight of his season was his performance Nov. 4 vs. NC State, when he came off the bench to replace the injured Calvin McCall and proceeded to direct the Terps to a thrilling 35-28, come-from-behind victory in double overtime in that game, completed 15 of 24 passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns, helping the Terps overcome a 15-point halftime deficit scored the decisive touchdown on a 1-yard run in the second overtime earlier he scored a two-point conversion as the Terps closed to within 21-14 in the third quarter missed the West Virginia, Middle Tennessee, Florida State, Virginia and Clemson games with his shoulder injury returned vs. Wake Forest in a reserve role was 14 of 27 for 159 yards and one touchdown vs. North Carolina, and passed for a career-high 318 yards and three touchdowns in the season finale vs. Georgia Tech.
Junior College: Attended Hutchinson CC in Hutchinson, Kan. ... a two-year starter at quarterback who passed for 1,688 yards as a sophomore in 1999 ... also rushed for 370 yards ... produced 2,058 total yards ... rated the No. 5 JC quarterback in the country by SuperPrep ... earned honorable mention All-Jayhawk Conference recognition ... led Hutchinson to an 8-3 record and a win over Glendale (Ariz.) CC in the Valley of the Sun Bowl in Glendale, Ariz. beat Glendale, 33-8, while throwing for one touchdown and running for another three ... was a first team All-Jayhawk Conference choice and an honorable mention NJCAA All-American as a freshman in 1998 ... junior college coach was David Wheeler.
High School: A 1998 graduate of Parsons (Kan.) High School ... three-year starter at quarterback and two-year starter at free safety ... a two-time All-Southeast Kansas first team selection ... captured honorable mention all-state honors as a senior ... also played basketball, baseball and ran track ... was a three-time All-SEK first team choice in basketball and earned all-state honors all three years while playing under the tutelage of his father as head coach played all five positions at times for the small school program, and set career marks for assists, steals, blocks and 3-point field goals guided Parsons to state tournament appearances as a junior and senior when he was the team captain played shortstop and pitcher in baseball, and was a second team all-conference pick as a sophomore ran sprints (100, 200, 4x100, 4x400) in track as a junior and senior and qualified for state championships in three events during his final year prep football coach was Charles Nally.
Personal: Shaun Christopher Hill was born January 9, 1980 son of Ted and Trudy Hill father is assistant principal, athletic director and formerly the head basketball coach at Parsons High School mother is the school nurse chose midway through his senior year of high school to concentrate on football because his size was more conducive to future success at QB rather than in basketball majoring in kinesiology.
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