Wes Hills, RB, Slippery Rock #4

6005, 209, 4.56

Notes: From Wildwood, NJ. Began college career at Delaware. Saw limited action in 12 games, rushing 10 times for 81 yards and 1 touchdown in 2013. Played in 12 games, rushed 172-952-6 (5.5 avg.) and caught 9-53 in 2014. Only played in 1 game and redshirted in 2015 after a foot injury in the season opener; rushed 16-88. Limited to just 7 games, rushed 88-728-7 (8.3 avg.) and caught 1-14 in 2016. Two-year team captain with Blue Hens. Battled injuries much of his time at Delaware. Was academically ineligible in 2017. Transferred down to Slippery Rock for final season of eligibility. Elected team captain in 2018, rushed 246-1,714-17 (7.0 avg.) and caught 28-193 in 2018.

Positives: Has some size and can be a physical, punishing runner with some burst and ability to make defenders miss. Very tough and competitive. Outstanding balance and determination. Deceptive, long-striding speed. Can catch the ball.

Negatives: Has struggled to stay healthy. Lacks top-end long speed, acceleration and quickness.

Summary: Can surprise if he avoids injuries and can pick things up as a rookie.

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